• More Than I Asked or Imagined

    I said I’d never move back to Louisiana. It was too small, too familiar. It was the Sportsman’s … [Read More]

    More Than I Asked or Imagined
  • Community Is Worth Fighting For

    I’ve been here before. In fact, I’m well-acquainted with this place. But just because I know it … [Read More]

    Community Is Worth Fighting For
  • Let’s Talk About Porn

    My first sample of pornographic material appeared while I was browsing late night TV the summer … [Read More]

    Let’s Talk About Porn
  • 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
  • Single Men in the Church: Where My Boys At? [Part 1]

    {Editor's Note: Single guys are in the minority in many of our churches today, and it doesn't seem … [Read More]

    Single Men in the Church: Where My Boys At? [Part 1]


Featured Article:

Are You Longing For More?

Are You Longing For More?

Recently I headed out early on Saturday morning. I grabbed my backpack and decided to head for a new adventure out in landscape unknown. I have a bit of a spontaneous hiker in me. At times I plan ahead weeks, other times I wake up and go. That was the only reason I was up to see the Royal Wedding a few years back, I was trying to see the sunrise from the top of the Smokies. But I did pause and … [Read More...]

Recent Articles:

Single and…a Chaplain

Single and…a Chaplain

Editor’s Note: This is another installment in 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...]

Christian Dating Sites :: Guide for the Holidays

Christian Dating Sites :: Guide for the Holidays

Google trends for “Christian dating sites” skyrocket right before Christmas. There is a significant increase in searches for: “best Christian dating sites,” “Christian dating for free,” “What is the best Christian dating site,” “Christian dating online” and on and on and on. Maybe it's the mistletoe or the cozy fires in the hearth or the twinkling … [Read More...]

On Having Real Talks

On Having Real Talks

There’s been an interesting area of growth in my life the last few years. I’ve always disliked small talk. When I talk about the weather, I want to go full on science talk with it. So if we ever meet in the elevator and you mention how it’s going to rain today, be prepared for me to talk about how it’s caused by the front moving in from the south, … [Read More...]

What I've Learned Traveling Alone

What I’ve Learned Traveling Alone

Traveling alone was never part of the plan. This is coming from a girl who sometimes gets depressed staying in a hotel by myself when I’m traveling for an out-of-town wedding. For me, moving to another country was always on my after marriage list. But somehow, at the age of 25, I found myself getting on a plane, trying to overcome the tightness … [Read More...]




Relationships

He Withholds No Good Thing From Us

He Withholds No Good Thing from Us

Have you ever met someone and noticed that instant attraction? That spark? That connection that some equate to “love at first sight”? You're convinced that this person is a perfect match for you. You cry out to God in thanks and praise for finally bringing someone of great compatibility into your … [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

Battling Single Syndrome in the Workplace

Battling Single Syndrome in the Workplace

As singles we often face comments from others that are assumptions about our lives. Recently a friend of mine was the unwilling recipient of some advice related to her own body, based solely upon her age and single status. In the workplace this is frequently a happenstance for us as … [Read More...]




Church & Ministry

My Community :: Why I'm Part of a Singles Ministry

My Community :: Why I’m Part of a Singles Ministry

Let’s face it: finding a church home is not easy. There are so many variables to consider. And while no one likes the phrase “church shopping," sometimes it feels like we’re doing just that. There are some who might see a light shine down from Heaven, hear the “Hallelujah” chorus, and receive a … [Read More...]




Stewardship

The Day My Debt Caught Up With Me

The Day My Debt Caught Up to Me

You never forget the crappy days. As much as you want to, you can't. I used to see this as a curse but now I see it as a blessing, for it's important for me to remember how far I've come. Or, how far He's brought me. Lately, God has been bringing me to new and exciting places. An example of this … [Read More...]