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Finding a Church When You're Single (in GIFs)

Finding a Church When You’re Single (in GIFs) :: Because Sometimes Words Just Aren’t Enough

We’ve all been there: Driving up to the church parking lot, debating whether or not to park in “visitor parking” and thus call further attention to our presence. Turning off the car and gathering all of our courage and determination—as well as a few accountability texts from our friends—and walking toward the worship center. Our eyes shifting to and fro, surveying the scene and looking for … [Read More...]

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These Are Our Days

These Are Our Days

I have boxes of old journals in the closet in my guest room. Boxes. And lest you think they're filled with the musings of a college dreamer or a twentysomething explorer or a more settled thirtysomething, they're not. There's probably less than 50 penned pages in each one. Sadly, much of this problem can be attributed to my love for pretty … [Read More...]

The Christian Mingle Experiment

The Online Dating Experiment :: Month 3 Interviews

You know, when we started this Online Dating Experiment three months ago, we didn’t know what we’d find so we didn’t put any expectations on it. It was only an “experiment.” But since we’re not really scientists, we didn’t get all scientific with it. No hypotheses or anything. Our only goal was to just see what would happen. So now, here we … [Read More...]

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Bloggers You Should Know :: Lorraine Yeung

Thanks to our SingleRoots Christian Blogger List, we’ve been able to learn about some great writers. It’s how we met Lorraine Yeung. She submitted her blog, This Pilgrim’s Progress, and we spent a little while soaking up her words until we remembered we needed to add her to our list. And then we promptly emailed her back asking her to write a post … [Read More...]




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I’m a fixer. I love to solve a good problem; I love a challenge. You can’t find a cheap 4-star hotel for your trip to New York City? Please, let me help. I’ll have 3 suggestions in your inbox by tomorrow morning. You want 100+ reluctant-to-read eighth graders to pass the state standardized … [Read More...]




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I’m amazed every year when Fall rolls around. It has always been my favorite season, even before I moved to a part of the country that actually had trees that changed colors. I love that first cool evening when you can finally pull out a sweater, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and of course, the changing … [Read More...]




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8 Ways to Make Travel Even More Meaningful

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There are few things I love more than travel. And by "few," I mean Jesus, my family and friends, and...that's about it. Because it's so sacred to me, I am always searching for ways to make trips even more meaningful than just going to a location, doing the tourist thing, and heading home. I've … [Read More...]




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Finding a Church When You're Single (in GIFs)

Finding a Church When You’re Single (in GIFs) :: Because Sometimes Words Just Aren’t Enough

We’ve all been there: Driving up to the church parking lot, debating whether or not to park in “visitor parking” and thus call further attention to our presence. Turning off the car and gathering all of our courage and determination—as well as a few accountability texts from our friends—and … [Read More...]




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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...]