Don’t Confuse Your Diet for a Fast

Diet plans like intermittent fasting have gained popularity within the last few years, as people…

Four ‘Humble’ Things That Aren’t Actually Humble

When Ben Franklin turned 20, he was determined to become virtuous. He put together a list of…

Jon Acuff: Three Questions to Ask When You Hate Your Job

When I was in my twenties, I thought I would be given my dream job. …

How to Rest for Real

As I glanced at my calendar for the week last weekend, I felt a sinking…

What to Keep In Mind When You’re Struggling With Grief

Several years ago, a pastor who was a longtime mentor and friend of mine did…

So, Your Parents Let You Down. Now What?

Your parents will mess you up. Do you already know this? Is this the reality…

Stop Trying to be Perfect

Try harder. Achieve more. Make no mistakes. Produce perfection. These are the messages the world…

Where God’s Purpose and Your Passion Meet

You know that feeling when you look back at what you wanted to be when you were five (doctor, ballerina, rocket scientist) and where you are now—working the late shift, paying rent and overwhelmed by the prospect of what’s next? Dan Miller has something to say to you.

‘Quiet Time’ Doesn’t Have to Be So Boring

Does anyone else ever feel guilty when you don’t “feel” like having quiet time with…

Marriage Isn’t About Your Happiness

Did you ever think someone could show you love through a bologna sandwich? I didn’t…

What to Do When Work Is Taking Over Your Life

Work used to be something about you, not something that defines you. Now, we ask…

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like You’re Making a Difference

Some people are determined to have a job that changes the world around us. Whether…

Why Is Christian Dating So Weird?

My unmarried roommate Charlie was climbing into his late thirties when a woman invited him…

Don’t Mistake Your Comfort for God’s Goodness

Nine in the morning rolls around and honestly, I still don’t “need” to rise and…

You Are Who You Date

The people we hang out with can determine the people we become. As Author Don…

Three Ways to Support Someone Recovering From Trauma

In my days as a novice therapist, I was terrified to work with trauma survivors.…

Rich Wilkerson Jr: Your Failures Don’t Define You

One of the most common weights I see people carrying is the weight of yesterday’s…

Why Christians Should Have a Healthy Body Image

Two hundred years ago, back in the days when childbearing hips were in, I would…

Reminder: Knowing Your Worth Is a Commandment

For many Christians, the idea of loving yourself is one we either shy away from…

Nine Bad Christian Excuses to Break Up With Someone

When you’re ending a relationship, there’s pretty much only one reason why: You don’t feel…

When You Have a Job You Don’t Love

I’ve always been somewhat uncomfortable with my Western privilege. I sometimes feel guilty that I…

What to Actually Say to a Friend Who’s Grieving

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2016, but given the amount of grief…

The Problem With Casual Dating

A sure sign of any healthy relationship is the fact that it continually grows. Of course, many would say that growing slowly together is a good thing, and keeping things casual at first can help. But can casual dating ever get in the way of real growth?

Going to Therapy Doesn’t Mean You Have a Lack of Faith

Going through something traumatic often leaves us paralyzed in the moment—and unable to ever move…

How Faith Connects to Food

RELEVANT looks at the moral and faith implications of food, particularly when it comes to meat.

Dr. Derwin Gray: Happiness Is Not Based On Feelings

When Dr. Derwin Gray wrote The Good Life, he had no way of knowing just what…

Discernment Isn’t Optional for Christians

Discernment is an acknowledgement that we don’t live in a perfect world, but a broken…

Are You Sure You’re Ready For Love?

As a professional counselor, I have worked with countless couples whose problems and strife stemmed…

Six Reasons You Seriously Need to Slow Down

In 1967, experts on time management delivered a report to the U. S. Senate. These…

Sarah Bessey on Why She Gave Up Drinking

One of my most vivid childhood memories is of my mother and my father standing…

The Scientific Case for Forgiveness

The Bible makes me think Jesus was obsessed with forgiveness. He never stopped talking about…

Stop Waiting for Him to Ask You Out

In college, I waited—like I thought every good Christian girl was supposed to. The Christian…

Here’s How You Can Actually Change Your Workplace’s Culture

“I have an entire room at my house—a library, really,” he told us. “On one…

You Are Not Your Enneagram

If you’ve been around Christian Internet in the last few years, you’ve seen talk of…

Today’s Devotional: Embrace of the Rejected

George Elerick discusses truly loving and embracing the rejected.

We Don’t Know How to Rest

Being stuck inside for most of the last year and a half seems like it’d…

Today’s Devotional: Step Into The Story

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction,…

The Key to Finding the Right Mentor for You

In over a decade of church work, there has been no other question that has…

Singleness Isn’t a Problem

If you’re a Christian, older than 22 and single, odds are things are weird for…

Today’s Devotional: The Pressure Of Success

Rebecca Mayer talks on the pressures of success and how it relates to faith.