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Apply It

This page features resources and tools for applying compassion and kindness to our personal lives and communities.

Loving Others

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” –Mark Twain One of the biggest problems that confronts us as …

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Being Right, But Mean

We spend a lot of time and energy debunking theological error and warning the world of sin, but in the end the pivotal question that …

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Label Your Church

If people were asked to describe your church in one word, what word would they choose? To some this might be a frightening thought, but …

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A Revolution of Compassion

We recently interviewed Jose Cortez Jr. (Associate Director of the NAD Ministerial Department), about his involvement with the Movement of Compassion. In case you haven’t …

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SpiritWERKS

The more we experience and celebrate God’s grace and recognize what he has done for us, the more compassionate we will be toward others. Speaking …

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Toxic Churches

There is no such thing as a perfect church. Because churches are comprised of imperfect people, it makes sense that churches are likely to be …

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Do No Harm

Hate melts away when we consider that each person wrestles with their own brokenness and pain. The Individuals we love to hate often cover up …

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Prejudice Dies Hard

There were two occasions when Jesus fed a large multitude of people. The first was near Bethsaida on a remote hillside where a crowd of …

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The Pain Stops Here

Does your church relieve pain, or cause it? Most people would never think of intentionally causing others pain, yet, sometimes they say and do things …

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Taming the Tongue

I can say this because I’m a woman. Sometimes we misuse our tongues. We criticize. We judge. And we gossip about what we criticize and …

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