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Seek the good of the city, even in bad times
“Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare” (Jeremiah 29:7). God spoke these words to his people, not when they were enjoying prosperity and privilege, but when they were strangers in a strange land. It’s relatively easy to seek the welfare of a city that loves us and listens to our voice. But how do we obey this command in the post-Christian Western cultures of the 21st century? Learn how we are to seek the good of the city.
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3 qualities necessary for overcoming marital distress
While some couples find a way through marital hardship on their own, many feel stuck. So, what differentiates someone who stays simply to stave off defeat and someone who desires to overcome the strife they feel and ultimately thrive in their marriage? Learn about the three qualities that define the critical differences between spouses who are entrenched into their positions and those who have a goal to work toward.
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Navigating bioethical issues with intelligence and grace
The prevailing belief of naturalism is that there’s nothing intrinsically special or important about the human race. But human exceptionalism isn’t an abstract religious construct. The idea that we are made in the image of God is attested in Scripture, nature, conscience and culture. Learn how we’re to engage the bioethical challenges of our day persuasively, with intelligence and grace.
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Boys forced to be stoic: Why you need to foster your son’s emotional intelligence
Set your son up for an emotionally healthy life – a future where he will enjoy a close emotional connection with his wife, resolve conflict well, and confidently relate to others. It all begins with teaching him to value his emotions.
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