Friendship

Friends Don’t Let Friends Continue in Sin

By Aubrey Coleman 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

“Friends don’t let friends drink decaf coffee,” is a jovial meme in a post that I scroll past on my social media feed. Because this phrase is often used humorously, I was surprised to learn that, “friends don’t let friends,” was actually coined by a drunk driving slogan in the 1980s that read: “Friends don’t let friends drink and drive.” This expression is often used to discourage inappropriate, harmful, undesirable, or unwanted behaviors.…

Learning to be Deeply Rooted

By Bethany Mathis 
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 4 

A few weeks ago my four-year-old daughter came home from school and asked if we could plant a flower. She had learned that day about how plants grow and was beyond excited to watch one grow herself.…

Don’t be Stingy with Encouragement

By Aubrey Coleman
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

There is a great deal of the world around us that offers discouragement with ease. This should not surprise us because Jesus told us that in this world we will have trouble. But even amongst Christians, we can discourage one another by gossiping, being judgmental, unfairly critiquing, speaking unkindly, or being unloving towards one another.…

A Word Fitly Spoken

By Aubrey Coleman
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Can you recall a time in your life when someone shared some really hard truths with you? A time when you were called out on your sin, confronted with ways you’d wronged someone, or simply listened to someone tell you something you really didn’t want to hear?…

How Jesus Modeled True Friendship

By Aubrey Coleman
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

As Christians, we were created for relationships. Ever since the beginning of creation, God never intended for us to be alone. Jesus, Himself, was surrounded by faithful disciples and friends during the span of His life and ministry on earth.…

The Comparison Game

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If theres one thing that this pregnancy has taught me, it’s that I have a terrible habit of comparing myself to others. As my body grows bigger, so does my human nature need for affirmation. With the weekly updates and clickable hashtags, I consistently and begrudgingly find myself comparing my size and lifestyle against women all over the world.…

Ten Million Ways More

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One of the worst feelings is knowing that you’ve been sweet talked, tricked into thinking a lie is the truth. Unfortunately for us, there’s no shortage of silver tongues in this world. Even more unfortunately, sometimes our discernment doesn’t seem to be as strong as our gullibility.…

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