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God’s Heart for People Struggling With Suicide

RELEVANT imagines what God would say to the suicidal.

Everyone Wants To Go to Heaven, Just Not Yet

Tyler Charles writes a blog for RELEVANT about how all of us know we’re supposed to want to go to heaven … just not yet.

Finding an Adventure with Jesus

Evan Bell writes a blog for RELEVANT about finding an adventure and risking everything with Jesus.

Making the Most of a Breakup

Joe Terrell writes a blog for RELEVANT about the lessons he learned from a breakup—and how it was a call for him to get closer to God.

Confessions of a Bad Pray-er

Jessica Edgerton writes a column for RELEVANT about how she has tried to move from distracted prayer to a simple prayer than can change everything.

How to Be a Christian Grown-Up

Aaron Justice Chung writes a blog for RELEVANT about how to grow out of the elementary school phase of faith.

When Our Idols Fall

Bret Mavrich writes a blog for RELEVANT reflecting on the recent scandal of Penn State and what Christians can learn form such a tragedy.

Can Good Come from Bad in Joplin?

Will Cunningham writes for RELEVANT about how the tornadoes in in his home of Joplin, MO are a reminder of the potential that pain reveals.

God Still Uses Boring Testimonies

Dan Macy writes for RELEVANT about how you don’t have to have a rough past to have a powerful testimony.

The Deeper Meanings of Christmas

Brett McCracken writes a Christmas reflection for RELEVANT, celebrating the Incarnation and what Christmas allows us to enjoy.

What AIDS and Christmas Have in Common

Jason Mitchell writes a deeper walk blog for RELEVANT about how Advent and the Christmas season shows us how we should respond to people with HIV/AIDS.

Whatever Happened to Thanksgiving?

Jeff McLaughlin writes a blog for RELEVANT about how Thanksgiving puts our hearts into a rhythm of gratitude and thankfulness.

Meals that Change Your Life

Adam McHugh writes a blog for RELEVANT about learning to appreciate hospitality and how a meal can communicate something profoundly holy.

What God Wants You to Know

Brandon Sneed writes a blog for RELEVANT about one man’s journey from believing God hated him to realizing God’s love for him.

Finding Your Knees Again

Carl Garrigus writes a blog for RELEVANT about dealing with a cancer diagnosis and how this hard time has led him to seek God through prayer once again.

God Has Not Forgotten Your Pain

McKenzie Parker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the death of her grandmother and what she learned about God’s love in a time of grief.

A Stomach Punch from God

Todd Burkhart writes a blog for RELEVANT about feeling a pull from God to trust Him.

Stop Being Trapped in Your Past

Andrew Schwab writes a blog for RELEVANT about living in the present, not our past fears.

A Tale of Two Vineyards

Andreana Reale writes a column for RELEVANT magazine about Jesus’ parable of the vineyard, wondering how it informs us about our own economies and systems of land division.

The Search for Self Importance

Kate Blackwell writes a column for RELEVANT about our reason for wanting the new cool gadget and how our importance can be found in Christ.

Remember to Stop Forgetting

Andrew Schwab writes a column for RELEVANT about rediscovering known truths that just might have been forgotten.

Past the Self-Esteem Shop

Angela Shupe writes a column for RELEVANT about reading Scripture and finding our self-esteem in who God wants us to be instead of who society says we ought to be.

The Angsty Jesus

Ty Russell writes a column for RELEVANT about discovering a Jesus that suffers and gets sad alongside us, who isn’t happy or excited all the time.

The Miracle Jesus Didn’t Perform

John Greco writes a column for RELEVANT about a miracle Jesus notably didn’t perform for his cousin John—and what it teaches us.

You’re Not Supposed to Be Someone Else

Maria Baer writes a column for RELEVANT about constantly comparing oneself to others–and how to stop it.

Grieving with Us

Chris Bernard writes a column for RELEVANT about the response of Christians to the death of Christ, especially how Mary Magdelene and other disciples must have felt.

Turning the Tables on Palm Sunday

Andreana Reale writes a column for RELEVANT looking at how Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday is a part of His quest to end injustice.

Faith from a Distance

Lani Ledingham writes a column for RELEVANT about how we often see Jesus from a distance, but we should instead try to see Him up close.

The Best Prayer Is a Helpless One

Scott Douglas writes a column for RELEVANT looking at how prayer might be best when it’s offered in a helpless state of being.

How to Sell the Son of God

Jesse Medina writes a column for RELEVANT wondering why we do such a poor job of living lives for Christ that are authentic and attractive to nonbelievers.

Miracles in Our Stories

Jonas Gagnon writes a blog for RELEVANT about a miracle that occurred to his mother, and wonders why we ignore the daily miracles in our lives.

The Assaulted Samaritan

Tyler Zimmerman writes a column for RELEVANT about his encounter with a homeless person, and compares it to the story of the Good Samaritan.

A Different Way to Pray

Russ Masterson writes a column for RELEVANT, challenging our notion of what a proper prayer is.

Flannel Graph Jesus

Michael Acker writes a blog for RELEVANT about how velour shirts and flannel graph have shown him how his version of Jesus is too small.