409 || How One Church Raises Students That Stay
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409 || How One Church Raises Students That Stay

Sharon Hughes - February 27, 2017

Building a Life-Giving Church That Lasts.” Not long after you walk through the doors of East Coast Christian Center in Merritt Island, Florida you’ll see those words.…

402 || Demons Or Something Else
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Life
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402 || Demons Or Something Else

Guest Author - February 6, 2017

Jade Miller shares her story of living with a little-understood condition. We have agreed to publish her story under her pen name to protect her and her…

383 || The More You Know: Spiritual Abuse
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Life
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383 || The More You Know: Spiritual Abuse

Sara Littlejohn - August 16, 2016

She pieces together her story with measured words. She speaks slowly and thoughtfully, as someone intimately acquainted with betrayal. She is wading through a minefield. It’s heartbreaking…

341 || Atlanta Church Helps 19-Year-Old Honduran Refugee
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341 || Atlanta Church Helps 19-Year-Old Honduran Refugee

Jessie Harbin - March 2, 2016

Kimberly Chavez, a 19-year-old high school student from Atlanta, is locked away behind barbed-wire fences deep in the heart of South Georgia. It was just another day…

248 || Who Is the Greatest?
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Magazine
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248 || Who Is the Greatest?

Bruce Martin - November 15, 2014

[dropcap size=small]There it was in big, bold letters at the very top of the screen, the first among a list of sponsors who were responsible for putting…

209 || The Church Asked My Husband to Leave—Now What?
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209 || The Church Asked My Husband to Leave—Now What?

Christy Pearce - September 16, 2014

We got the call—it was time for the next step of the candidacy process. The church shared their vision and passion, and we shared ours, too.  It was…

196 || Where Two or Three Agree
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196 || Where Two or Three Agree

Emily Gehman - August 13, 2014

A record-breaking 94.8 inches of snow. A below-average 21.1 degrees Fahrenheit on average (with windchills well below zero). And a shivery 0.75-inch ice blanket on everything. In…

170 || Seven Secrets The Preacher’s Kid Wants You To Hear
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170 || Seven Secrets The Preacher’s Kid Wants You To Hear

Christina Stolaas - July 7, 2014

Last year, Shattered published "Nine Secrets Your Pastor's Wife Wishes You Knew," an article that generated passion and empathy among readers. Many of the hundreds of responses came from…

166 || Nine Secrets Your Pastor’s Wife Wishes You Knew
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166 || Nine Secrets Your Pastor’s Wife Wishes You Knew

Christina Stolaas - June 4, 2014

She’s always there. Sometimes in the background, sometimes with a welcoming smile up front, sometimes noticed and appreciated, sometimes being silently judged. Your pastor's wife; the powerful…