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How to Loot Your Child’s Happiness to Make Your Life Better

A good friend of mine recently contracted the West Nile virus and it almost killed him. He’s a lot better now, which …

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Stop Worshiping Your Heroes. It’s Killing Your Motivation.

Bowing down to people who have “made it” is good way to make sure you never do. In fact, Angela Duckworth wrote …

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The Timing of the Mental Health Crisis Couldn’t Be worse for Generation X

When I tell people how much counseling is improving my mental health, I get the same response. “I really need to do …

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Papa’s Hands: A Tribute to My Late Grandfather

Now let’s just be honest. Pappa Celli had a big head. And I’m not talking about the metaphorical kind. I’m talking about …

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How Ministry Burnout Weakens Your Resistance to Temptation

What starts out as ministry burnout can grow into a full-blown dumpster fire. And no area of your inward life is more …

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How Ministry Burnout Can Steal Your Relationship with God

Getting Lost While Trying to Save Others In pastoral ministry, it’s entirely possible to become lost while trying to save others. I …

Embrace Your Limitations. Realize Your True Calling

When You’re NOT CALLED to things that You Want to Be from Jathan Maricelli on Vimeo. I thought I would become the …

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How to Give Thanks for the Bad Things in Your Life

The Gratitude Transaction Apostle Paul said, in Thessalonians 5:18 “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ …

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Do You Have To Pray Every Day?

ONE HOUR vs.TEN MINUTES There are wide-ranging opinions on how frequently a “good” Christian should pray. I’ve heard ministers passionately contend that …