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Ready for a Happy New Year? Take the Good and Leave the Bad This New Year

What if you’re carrying things into January that you don’t want to bring with you? And what if there are things you’ve learned that are good for you to remember moving forward? How do you heal without ignoring how this past year changed you? The answer: Debrief.

Can Christian Growth Come From New Year’s Resolutions?

Making New Year’s resolutions won’t make us better people, but being filled with the Holy Spirit will give us life.

What to Put On and Off in the New Year

As the New Year begins, I have been thinking about how we are reminded to take off our old selves and clothe ourselves in our true identity in Christ. We are invited to put on our new identity and then to clothe ourselves with things that suit our new identity, such as compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

25 Ways to Lead Your Family

Men, make this part of your New Year’s resolutions.

New Year's Conversations

The new year is a great time to reflect on where you are and where you’d like to be. This simple social media challenge will help you look for opportunities to start deeper conversations with your friends.

How to Turn Holiday Conversations Toward Jesus

Get some ideas to turn holiday conversations — from Christmas to New Year's Day — toward Jesus.

What You Can Learn From Lunar New Year

Whether you’re an outsider to a tradition that seems strange or wondering about your own, try to move beyond your “head” to your “heart.” Instead of critiquing what doesn’t make sense, ask where traditions come from.

Starting the Year Off Right

Everyone needs to take steps to grow in faith. We want to help you take yours. Only God can truly change you. Invite Him into your growth this year. Here are some resources designed to help you grow in your relationship with Him.

How to Make Good Resolutions: Look Back Before You Look Forward

Before making your New Year’s resolutions this year, take some time to reflect on the past year.

Should I Even Bother Making Resolutions This Year?

Are resolutions a waste of time? Many people assume resolutions are doomed to fail. Is there a way for them to succeed?

Two Essentials for Keeping Resolutions

Cru President Steve Douglass gives advice for the new year.

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