Christian Problems: What Is God’s Will For Me, Exactly?

How do you know exactly what God wants you to do? The answer might not be what you think. [Click title to read more.]

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How To Be Authentically “No-Drama” Believers

Church drama is more often than not a hydra-headed monster. It might initially be caused by a particular incident or person, but over time it becomes a labyrinthine mess of believers behaving badly, all contributing to the problem without ever owning part of it. [Click title to read more.]

Sometimes God’s Grace Weighs Heavy On Me

It's true that Christianity is simple, in the sense that it's easy enough to grasp and apply. But oh, sometimes it is hard: not to apply the good news to ourselves, but to live in the light of grace as it impacts others. [Click title to read more.]

Get Over Your Fear Of Being Wrong

A lot of believers go through life never questioning themselves about anything. They never confront the possibility that they might be wrong. Ever. [Click title to read more.]

Let’s Be Okay With Disagreement. The Bible Says We Can.

Arguments among Christians are particularly fraught because behind them always lurks the specter of salvation, of eternity, of Christ. Losing an argument feels like you are doing it "wrong," which can be frightening; no one wants to invoke God's wrath or feel like a "lesser" Christian or believe that they are blind to a truth in God's word. [Click title to read more.]

What Does Christian Disagreement Look Like?

I'm the sort of person who apologizes even without having done anything wrong, just to smooth over an argument; I hesitate before taking a stance that might cause conflict. And yet the more I study, the more I realize that Christian disagreement both with believers and nonbelievers can be a beautiful, productive thing: we just have to learn the skill and then hone it over time. [Click title to read more.]