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Top posts chosen by our lovely threads team

How do I love my neighbour when they’re ruining my marriage?

// And have I failed at missional living?

Written by Anonymous

Picked by Amaris Cole

We’re all trying to live differently, follow Jesus and love our neighbour, but could any of us claim to be doing so when THEIR DOGS KEEP YOU AWAKE. ALL NIGHT. I love this honesty. It’s so good to know the rest of the Christian world hasn’t totally got it down, while I’m here messing up.

The drain of the ‘dear Church’ open letters

// It's important to remember that you are also a part of the Church you are writing about.

Written by Tom Pettinger

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

At threads, we make an effort to accommodate a variety of opinions and allow space for those to challenge certain aspects of church life. We all really appreciate Tom's article, reminding us not to disassociate ourselves from the Church we criticise.

3 things creative people need

// Being a creative person can be both an incredible adventure and a great struggle.

Written by Sarah Hawkins

Picked by Christine Gilland

This is a fantastic post that reminds me of the basics – the things that are truly life-giving, even in the middle of hurried, twenty-first century life. Every time I read it, I feel that little bit calmer and happier; it just refocuses me on the important things I need to do, to reconnect with creativity.