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    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
  • Are You Hesitating on Relationships?

    “This above all: to thine own self be true,” was the first Shakespeare quote I remember knowing, … [Read More]

    Are You Hesitating on Relationships?
  • 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 … [Read More]

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  • Seasons of Singleness

    I live in Michigan, the Land of Dramatic Seasons. Winter, and especially this one, usually has snow, … [Read More]

    Seasons of Singleness
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    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


Featured Article:

Best for Christian Singles? :: eHarmony vs Match

Best for Christian Singles? :: eHarmony vs Match

When it comes to the competition for finding the best Christian dating sites, there are two powerhouses: eHarmony vs Match. While other sites are certainly worthy candidates for helping you find the love of your life, few sites are as recognizable in the world of online dating as eHarmony or Match. (Read our extensive reviews for eHarmony or Match.) Ask anyone who’s spent any amount of … [Read More...]

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Best Christian Apps

Best Phone Apps for Christians :: 10 We’re Digging Right Now

What are the best phone apps for Christians? So you downloaded the YouVersion Bible and maybe you have a few apps you like, but you’re always on the lookout for others. Or maybe you're like us and you just like to hear what's working for other people. We don’t claim to know the best phone apps for Christians in their entirety, but there are … [Read More...]

Single and…Adopting a Child

Single and…Adopting a Child

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of our “Single and…” series where we will interview singles from all walks of life. It is our hope that you are encouraged by the stories of people who have a similar journey as you, who share the same dreams you have, who face the same hurdles you do, and who can remind you that you are not … [Read More...]

Delaying Marriage

Delaying Marriage :: Why Is Everyone Still Single?

“Why are you still single?” can be one of the more annoying questions singles are peppered with. And we never know who’s going to say it next—our distant relatives, the little old couple at church, an inquisitive niece or nephew, or even the great guy or girl we just met online. According to the latest data from the Pew Research Center, the … [Read More...]




Relationships

Are You Hesitating on Relationships?

Are You Hesitating on Relationships?

“This above all: to thine own self be true,” was the first Shakespeare quote I remember knowing, thanks to Gilligan’s Island reruns. I always imagined being grown, married, and raising my children with my wife. Most of my friends wanted to go into space; I wanted a family. I’ve always … [Read More...]




Spiritual Growth

Accountability Partner...Check. Now What Do We Do?

Accountability Partner…Check. Now What Do We Do?

It's been about six weeks since I moved to a new town and already I've had several long-distance friends remind me that I need an accountability partner. One even went so far as to give me a deadline. I love that they love me enough to gently push me. I'm not even joking. They also knew that I … [Read More...]




Career

College Tips and Advice

College Tips and Advice :: Letters to My Undergraduate Self

There's no shortage of college tips and advice being dished out around the world. We know this. But we also know that we have SingleRoots readers who are in college. Some of them have even written guest posts for us. The beauty of this community is that we can actually put into practice some of the … [Read More...]




Church & Ministry

Eternity is on the line...

Even If You Don’t Have Your Act Together…

My heart was broken. I felt overwhelmed. I felt nauseous. I had just spent 2 hours reading through 259 anonymous confession cards of 7th-12th grade students. This summer I spent 4 weeks volunteering at a Christian youth camp. During one of the weeks, the camp pastor had the students write … [Read More...]




Stewardship

Quieting your soul is essential to spiritual and emotional health...

A Technology Fast: Ideas to Help You Take a Break

I have a confession. There are times when I must force myself to take a technology fast. Why? Some mornings I check my phone, my iPad, and my laptop before I ever put my feet on the ground. Social networking is important in my line of work, but I would be lying if I didn’t confess that I … [Read More...]