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Hearing Our Story in a Parable

In the Parable of the Sower and the Seed, Jesus describes different ways that people receive His message. How might we see ourselves in this parable?
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A Church for Healing

Jesus was known as a healer, but does He still heal today?
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Why I’m an Orthodox Christian

Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I an Orthodox Christian?”? Here are some things that keep me coming back.
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Making Home a Little Church

Whether we are married or single, we are all called to make our home a “little church”: to bring our experience of Christ on Sunday into our daily life.
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Why Long Distance Relationships Fail

Many of us struggle with long distance friendships and romantic relationships. It’s hard to make them work. So why would it be any different with Jesus?
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Four Things to Stay Connected During the Summer

The summer can either be a time of disconnection or of connection to our faith. Here are four ways you can connect to Christ and to the Church this summer.
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Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and the Cross of Christ - Pop Culture Espresso Shots

Perhaps the Church can learn from Ryan Adams, whose cover of Taylor Swift’s "1989" reveals how sometimes we all can hide our deepest and truest experiences of hurt and longing behind upbeat masks.
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Why Supporting Doubt Helps Develop Faith

New research indicates that doubt is the single biggest factor leading young people away from the Church. Yet the problem isn't really their doubt: it's our flawed response to it.
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Two Things to Remember in the Face of Doubt

As we get older, it can be hard to hold onto the faith of our youth. Here are two things to remember in the face of doubt.
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Keeping the Faith: When Friends Leave the Church

Everyone knows someone who has left the Church. We’ve heard the statistics. So what do those of us young adults who aren’t leaving the Church, do with this?
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