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    Singleness Is Not a Disease and Marriage is Not the Cure
  • Lie: God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle

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    Lie: God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle
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    Within the SingleRoots community, we have two things in common: Jesus and singleness. And since … [Read More]

    5 Things Single People Don’t Have Enough Of
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    When I plunged into a pursuit of Christ in 2010, the possibility of a lifetime of singleness wasn't … [Read More]

    Celibacy, Same-Sex Attraction, and Abundant Life
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    If I Had It to Do Over Again


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On Finding Your Calling

On Finding Your Calling

Hi, I’m Becca, and I’ve had ten jobs in five years. From teaching to church ministry to floral arranging to sports retail—I’ve done it all. I spent a semester as an art student. I’ve moved six times, most recently to Central America. Clearly, I am not one to give career advice. In fact, I could probably write a book about how not to succeed in life.  Over the years, I saw God in the ones who … [Read More...]

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Last month's Battle of the Online Dating Profiles :: Round 1 resulted in some great feedback for anyone who is laboring over their own online dating profile. (Or for anyone who might have to craft one in the future!) The voting was helpful, but the comments were loaded with quality information from objective people. This month we're back … [Read More...]

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We Met on eHarmony and Got Married 6 Months Later

They say you know when you know. Not that we’d know, but that’s what they tell us. From what we hear, the same is true whether you’re dating traditionally or you’ve used an online dating site to meet. You just…know. Jennifer and her husband James met almost 5 years ago on eHarmony. They were matched in November, met in real life in January, … [Read More...]

How My Singleness Became My Ministry

How My Singleness Became My Ministry

My boyfriend and I broke up in September. We had only been dating for three months, but I flew out to meet his parents in Mississippi the month before, so for me it was real. He broke up with me over the phone. “Can’t you come to my apartment and talk to me?” I cried over the phone. “No, I have a softball game.” “But can’t you skip … [Read More...]




Relationships

Online Dating Dealbreakers

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If you've been doing the Christian online dating thing long enough, you've got stories to tell. Lots of stories. Between the questions your family and friends ask, the profiles you come across, the communications you receive from matches, or the dates you actually go on, some of us should start … [Read More...]




Spiritual Growth

7 (Dead) People Every Christian Single Should Know

7 (Dead) People Every Christian Single Should Know

The older we get, the more we understand the value in reading about the lives and works of those who've gone before us in the Church. Solomon was right, you know. No matter what we think we're going through, there really is nothing new under the sun (Ecclesiastes 1:9). Oh sure it might look … [Read More...]




Career

8 Ways to Serve Others While You're at Work

8 Ways to Serve Others While You’re at Work

We often think about ways to serve others in our home, in our church, or even in our city, but often we overlook our workplace. And it’s easy to do. After all, for many of us, it’s the one place we go to daily that we tolerate, but don’t exactly…love. Some of us are so busy counting down the … [Read More...]




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4 Ways God Ministered to Me through Mentoring Youth

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Stewardship

Alone on a Saturday Night? 8 Things to Do with Your Evening

Alone on a Saturday Night? 8 Things to Do with Your Evening

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