• Are You a “No” Girl?

    It happens a lot here at this place. I order one thing and it’s never quite what I imagined. For … [Read More]

    Are You a “No” Girl?
  • 5 Spiritual Questions to Ask Your Online Match

    According to the Internet, dating is getting both easier and more difficult. Online dating creates a … [Read More]

    5 Spiritual Questions to Ask Your Online Match
  • Instead of Chasing Purity

    Yes. This is another post about purity. But maybe not the one you’re expecting. This is not about … [Read More]

    Instead of Chasing Purity
  • Dear Eve:: Christian Dating Advice about Cats

    [Disclaimer: This new Sunday night post is meant to be a humorous feature that attempts to poke fun … [Read More]

    Dear Eve:: Christian Dating Advice about Cats
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    “This above all: to thine own self be true,” was the first Shakespeare quote I remember knowing, … [Read More]

    Are You Hesitating on Relationships?


Featured Article:

Thoughts on a First Date

Thoughts on a First Date

Last night I realized a boy was about to ask me on a date. Last night a boy asked me what I was doing this weekend and I cried. Not happy tears. No girly screaming happening here. I cried an anxiety-filled cry. I panicked, requiring a best friend intervention. What's wrong with me I asked? Who cries when a boy shows interest in them? I am writing because I feel confident I am not the only … [Read More...]

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eHarmony Review

eHarmony Review 2014 :: Christian Singles Tell It Like It Is

Our eHarmony Review Bottom Line: GOOD: The oldest and largest online dating site BAD: You have less control on eHarmony than you do on other sites TAKEAWAY: We think you're more likely to find like-minded Christian matches on eHarmony than on any other online dating site. Before we started this whole Best Christian Dating Sites review … [Read More...]

Singleness and the Enneagram

Singleness and the Enneagram :: Thinking More Clearly about Ourselves

I really hate it when people tell me I need to work on myself before pursuing a relationship with someone else. Seriously, it’s probably one of my top ten pet peeves, next to guys who ask me out on Twitter. It always comes off as slightly condescending when another person assumes that because I’m single, I don’t possess some vaguely defined … [Read More...]

Celibacy, Same-Sex Attraction, and Abundant Life

Celibacy, Same-Sex Attraction, and Abundant Life

When I plunged into a pursuit of Christ in 2010, the possibility of a lifetime of singleness wasn't really at the forefront of my mind. I mean, sure, I understood that following Jesus meant subjecting my whole self, sexuality included, to His authority. And I understood that the Bible was explicitly clear regarding The Divine position on homosexual … [Read More...]




Relationships

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The Thing About Love…

Sarcasm is my love language. Bacon is my love language. Downton Abbey is my love language. Travel is my love language. Starbucks is my love language. Any others you want to add to the list? Ever since Gary Chapman penned the book The 5 Love Languages in the 90’s it seems like it’s become an … [Read More...]




Spiritual Growth

Seasons of Singleness

Seasons of Singleness

I live in Michigan, the Land of Dramatic Seasons. Winter, and especially this one, usually has snow, ice, and cold that can last for months. As spring approaches, I’m often reminded of the great thaw C.S. Lewis writes of in The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe as snow melts, grass turns green, and … [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...]




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The Safest and Dearest Place on Earth?

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Families are a funny thing. As Jerry tells us in While You Were Sleeping, “You’re born into a family. You do not join them like you do the Marines.” Our families are an integral part of our growing up experience and our first taste of community. At a very early age, before we have ever heard the … [Read More...]




Stewardship

5 Things Single People Don't Have Enough Of

5 Things Single People Don’t Have Enough Of

Within the SingleRoots community, we have two things in common: Jesus and singleness. And since those are our two common factors we tend to talk about them a lot. Many of us have read and even written a lot of material on singleness simply because we are (or have been) unmarried for far longer than … [Read More...]