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Justice, Generosity, and Jesus

Christians must be very careful not to confuse the Marxist-style “social justice” that is being advocated by some people today with the justice and generosity that God’s word calls believers to practice in daily life. True Christians are cloaked with the righteousness of Christ and their joy in their salvation pours out, even from deep poverty, into a wealth of generosity for others.

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Are You a Productive Bee? 7 Ways God Has Gifted Christians to Serve

A jar of honey is the result of thousands of forager bees, drones, builders, guards, and nurses toiling for the queen and her honeycomb kingdom. Christians also labor together to produce a sweet and valuable gospel harvest. Here are seven ways God has gifted believers to serve the body of Christ.

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Depression and the Need for Community: 6 Practical Ways to Help

Depression hides itself behind circumstances and experiences. It can mask itself as anger or stress or grief. It remains in the shadows until it's become such a part of us, we don't remember when we didn't feel that way. Here are six practical ways the church community can carry those with depression through the darkness until the sun shines again.

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Caring for Widows and Widowers in the Church

Widows today often have greater financial resources at hand than widows in the early church had—they have insurance policies, retirement savings, and the like. Yet, caring for widows is not merely about financial support. Here’s why it is vitally important for the body of Christ to help and support widows and widowers as they adjust to life without their spouse by their side.

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30 Ways to Love Christ in the Everyday Moments of Life

It feels like we are “really doing something” when we take on well-publicized social issues, as opposed to day-to-day tasks that never seem to change the world. Yet, Jesus says, “‘Whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water because he is a disciple, truly, I say to you, he will by no means lose his reward’” (Matt. 10:42). Here are 30 ways to love Christ in the everyday moments of life.

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