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5 Things Single Women are Dying for Single Men to Know

If you are a single guy who is following Jesus, we understand that you probably don’t mistreat us on purpose. We also know that there is no such thing as a relationship without risk. But here are five things that would help our hearts tremendously for you to be more diligent about.

How to Deal with Dashed Hopes and Disappointments

Have you ever found yourself extremely heartbroken and discouraged over a desire that wasn’t fulfilled or a prayer that wasn’t answered?

Jesus is Your Cure for Loneliness, Not Facebook

The pull of social media is strong, not only because it is always accessible, but also because it seems to promise what we are all craving: a place to belong....

10 Deal Breakers Christians Should Have When Dating

When it comes to dating, everyone has their preferences. Keep in mind everyone will come to a relationship of any kind with red flags. While everyone has their fair share of flaws, some can be compromised, but others are outright deal breakers.

If you're an unmarried Christian and going through the dating process, here are a few dealbreakers to help you decide who you will give your time to.

3 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Living in the Past

It can be easy to live in the past instead of focusing on the here and now. How many times have you replayed a decision or event over and over in your head, wondering if a different choice might have yielded a better result? I’ve definitely done that before.

But living in the past is no way to live out today.

A Letter to the Single Lady This Holiday Season

Dear Single Woman, I see you. 

I know the holidays can make your relationship status feel like it’s suddenly under a spotlight; the uncomfortable elephant in the room at the dinner table or in conversation.

Whatever the reason behind your single status this Holiday season, it's crucial that you remember these three truths...

Singles: 7 Signs You're Settling in a Relationship

Desperation should not be the reason a woman enters a relationship. She should not be driven by the culture, an amped up biological clock, or nosy family members who never tire of asking, “When are you going to get married?” The decision to engage in a relationship should begin with God.

Why You Should Get Coffee with Jesus

In case the concept of spending quiet time with God is unfamiliar to you (as it was to me for a long time), it’s basically taking time either within your normal prayer time or throughout the day to get silent before God and listen for His voice.

...sort of like having coffee with a friend....

For Those Who Are Battle-Weary: Prayer and Reminders of Hope

Some days get hard. We feel exhausted. Worn. Tired of fighting. About ready to give up. Feeling like we can’t go on. The enemy seems to be hot on our trail. And we wonder if we’ve been left on our own.

For those who are battle-weary, here's some real hope for you this day…

9 Reminders for When Everyone Around You is Getting Married

Singles:  Everyone eventually gets to an age where it feels like everyone around you is getting hitched--especially when you're continually scrolling through social media.

So how can you hold onto encouragement in these times?

What Not to Say to Singles

We know that under the unkind, or condescending words you speak to us, you are trying to encourage.  So here are a few things happily-married, engaged, or otherwise coupled friends–with your good, lovely intentions–should avoid saying to singles.

Dating after 40: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls

After years of self-examination, we should know ourselves a lot better, know how to communicate our needs and wants to others, and have wisdom about what the red flags are and how to set boundaries.

Finding the best relationship for you and your future will be much easier if you avoid these common pitfalls.

When Getting What You Always Wanted Still Isn’t Enough

Four bad relationships later, I realized glass slippers were really hard to walk in (plus, I could never figure out that trademark loose-tendril-Princess-bun) Prince Charming didn’t exist.

Well, I was right—and wrong. It turns out there is a Prince, but I’d confused His identity with ones in fleshly form....

Is It Inappropriate to Inspect My Partner's Phone?

"Is it appropriate to ask someone if you can look at their phone/messages?"

The answer may surprise you....

Why I Thank God for Closed Doors

Too often, we suspect that great riches hide behind all those closed doors; we imagine that God is withholding the best. But that's not who God is.

How to Be Sure You're Marrying "The One"

“Am I willing to serve, sacrifice for, and forgive the person I’m with...until death do us part?”

Lonely at Church: How to Rethink Community and Find Fellowship

Have you ever felt like an exile in your own church? COVID has only served to make that feeling worse. 

Here's how one woman reassessed her community and found friendship.

How to Pray When You Don't Know What to Do

I don’t know about you, but in the face of all the bad news in the headlines. In the face of all the hard things happening in the world I want to see God show up!

How to Stay Strong in Disappointment

Wouldn't it be nice if life consisted only of pleasant surprises, not the disappointing ones?  Yet therein lies the true test of faith.
How do you not only HANDLE real disappointments in life, but stay STRONG through them?

5 Ways to Serve a Single Mom (and Why You Should)

Single parenting has become a hot-button issue for many churches around the country; but many churches are ill-equipped to respond to the needs of single moms. 
So how can you make a difference in the life of a single mother?

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