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10 misconceptions about practicing hospitality

[By Tara Jane] Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.
(1 Pet 4:9) Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. (Rom 12:13) One of the marks of a Christian is practising hospitality. Whenever it’s mentioned in the New Testament, it is assumed as a staple part of the Christian life. However, lots of people… Continue reading 10 misconceptions about practicing hospitality

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“I came here to follow my heart.” The Bachelor and the Bible

BY TARA JANE Roses, dates, romance, rejection. I’m surprised it took me so long to fall for The Bachelor, with my deep passion for trashy television, but nevertheless here I am deeply outraged by the Australian Season 4 finale. What frustrated me most was not watching Richie chose Alex over Nikki, or watching Nikki sob… Continue reading “I came here to follow my heart.” The Bachelor and the Bible

Alie Benge · Love and Relationships

How to Date Good and Do Other Stuff Good Too

With V-Day coming up I thought it was time for a dating post. These posts usually come from people who are awesome at dating. Or at least were, because now they’re super married. I’m writing this post because I suck at dating. I choose the wrong people, I say mean things, I think too much,… Continue reading How to Date Good and Do Other Stuff Good Too

Film, Music & Television · Guest Post · Love and Relationships

5 Unromantic lessons a Christian can learn from The Bachelor (Part 1)

This is part one of a two-part series of guest posts by Rachel Bailes. I am a self-confessed devotee of The Bachelor. I have watched hundreds of hours of the show and find myself genuinely invested in the ‘journey’ of each season. But should I see The Bachelor as nothing more than a guilty pleasure?… Continue reading 5 Unromantic lessons a Christian can learn from The Bachelor (Part 1)

Love and Relationships · Tara Jane

Think they’re a cute match?

I’m uncomfortable with people trying to match-make. Just to get the record straight, I am not talking about the careful and considerate conversation a friend might have with someone who is single, offering to introduce them to another single person who could be partner potential. I think done right, those careful introductions can be quite loving. I’m… Continue reading Think they’re a cute match?