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Books and Bible Studies for Christian Singles

Books and Bible Studies for Christian Singles: A Resource List

Okay, let the record show that just because you email us a question it does not mean that we're going to create a blog post about the contents of your question. We promise. It just so happens this particular question is centered around a topic we thought the entire community could both advise and benefit from. You know, the whole two is better than one thing... A reader asked us about … [Read More...]

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Online Dating Experiment

Online Dating Experiment :: 3 Sites, 3 Months, 1 Person [Month 1]

In case this is your first time reading about this “online dating experiment,” here’s the rundown: My dear, (debatably) generous friends from SingleRoots offered me online dating subscriptions this summer to each of the big 3 sites—eHarmony, Christian Mingle, and Match.com. I thought it was a slightly crazy proposition, but since I’m new to Birmingham, I decided it couldn’t hurt. Last … [Read More...]

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When I Get Married...

When I Get Married…

“When I Get Married …” I found myself repeating this phrase a lot in my twenties and thirties. I would go to dinner or hang out at a couple’s house, and I would make mental notes on the drive home that began with “When I get married…”. I would put that other couple’s relationships under the spotlight by thinking or saying, “When I get … [Read More...]

All About the Benjamins

All About the Benjamins :: Making ‘Em, Saving ‘Em, and Spending ‘Em

When Christians think about who to consult for financial advice or wisdom, Dave Ramsey is usually the person that comes to mind. And the man knows his stuff, no doubt. His followers are hard-core, and there’s always that one person who is quick to advise you with “What Dave has to say” about the financial matter du jour. But with all due … [Read More...]

Trading in the Fairy Tale

Trading In the Fairy Tale

In the Pixar movie Brave, the premise centers around a girl with fiery red hair named Princess Merida. She hated being a princess and wanted to spend her time in the woods exploring, riding her horse, and shooting her bow and arrow. The last thing on her mind was boys. However, because she was a princess, her mother, the Queen, tried to push her … [Read More...]

Engaged and…Figuring Out How to Navigate This Season

Engaged and…Figuring Out How to Navigate This Season

Sadly, more engaged couples spend more time on Pinterest planning their wedding ceremony than they do in premarital counseling or even thinking about their actual marriage. And why not? There’s far more information on the web for the ceremony than there is about navigating the engagement season itself. Since SingleRoots began in 2011, we’ve … [Read More...]




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Friends…with Benefits? A Look at Opposite Sex Friendships

I know, I know… Why would that phrase be on a Christian singles website? Honestly speaking, I enjoy the shock value of the phrase “friends with benefits.” It’s the perfect response to those people inquiring about your opposite sex friendship in an effort to figure out your dating status. Of … [Read More...]




Spiritual Growth

Books and Bible Studies for Christian Singles

Books and Bible Studies for Christian Singles: A Resource List

Okay, let the record show that just because you email us a question it does not mean that we're going to create a blog post about the contents of your question. We promise. It just so happens this particular question is centered around a topic we thought the entire community could both advise … [Read More...]




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The Single Most Important Thing Singles Can Do for Their Careers

The single most important thing singles can do for their careers? Be entrepreneurial with your time. Time is a commodity unique to non-parent singles in the working world. It should be thought of as an asset and invested like capital. You may think you are busy now, but just wait until you are … [Read More...]




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Yes, I am a very classy guy.

What I Learned from Attending (Yet Another) Wedding

If you’re reading this, chances are you are not married. Make a mental note right now: Invite me to your wedding. If necessary, provide airfare and accommodations. I am not good at a lot of things but going to weddings and making them fun is one of the blessings our great God has bestowed upon … [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 recently. Well, technically it's … [Read More...]