• The Day My Debt Caught Up to Me

    You never forget the crappy days. As much as you want to, you can't. I used to see this as a curse … [Read More]

    The Day My Debt Caught Up to Me
  • Lie: God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle

    The events of the last eight months of my life have been challenging, to say the least. Within a … [Read More]

    Lie: God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle
  • Christian Online Dating in GIFs :: Because Sometimes Words Aren’t Enough

    If you've been doing the Christian online dating thing long enough, you've got stories to tell. Lots … [Read More]

    Christian Online Dating in GIFs :: Because Sometimes Words Aren’t Enough
  • Have You Been Pursued?

    “We love, because He first loved us.” 1 John 4.19 This is one of the simplest, yet most profound … [Read More]

    Have You Been Pursued?
  • 10 Painstaking Lessons Learned from My Battle with Depression

    The news this week about Rick Warren’s family tragedy has made me delve into some dark places in my … [Read More]

    10 Painstaking Lessons Learned from My Battle with Depression

Featured Article:

Recent Articles:




Relationships

I've done some reflecting since my beginnings as a SingleRoots blogger six months ago...

What If I’m Single Just Because I’m Single?

It’s been almost six months since I was blessed with an opportunity to contribute regularly to SingleRoots. Realizing that, I went back and perused several of my posts. Each one, from cats to fictitious letters to my future wife, reminded me of what was happening in my life during that week. … [Read More...]




Spiritual Growth

When Do I Show Restraint?

Wrestling with My Words

Last week, I wrote a post that I just can’t bring myself to publish. It’s about clichés people tell us when we’re single. It’s sarcastic and a bit snarky and takes a look at the ridiculousness of what people say to us sometimes. But I just can’t pull the trigger on it. Mainly because Libby … [Read More...]




Career

"He is more than enough," I sang...

Dreams, Idols, and the Kingdom

It was supposed to be dinner, just a regular dinner like we always had. Our usual summit every week or so somewhere in between Fort Worth and Dallas since we lived a good hour apart. Chips and salsa, loud music, maybe some sopapillas, and debriefing. There was much to discuss since we hadn’t seen … [Read More...]




Church & Ministry

But Please, No Small Talk

But Please, No Small Talk

I shouldn’t have been as relieved as I was. I was relieved because I found out the young adult ministry I had planned on going to—had wanted to go to—wasn’t meeting this week. I find it the most frustrating thing about myself: it doesn’t matter how much I’m looking forward to going, or … [Read More...]




Stewardship

What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For?

I can host a party with the best of the Southern belles, and I have more dishes and serving pieces than should be legal for one person to possess. But items to actually cook with? I'm more than lacking. Case in point: I bought my first-ever food processor last week. Well, technically it's … [Read More...]