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What’s the Biggest Difference Between Being Single in My 20s and Being Single in My 30s?

Is being single in your 20s a world apart from singleness in your 30s, or is it pretty much the same except with better furniture? Is there really a big difference between the two decades? And if so, do we all experience some similar realizations or epiphanies?  Do some of us find the freedom to thrive in our single states, or do we all end up cynical and jaded after 20 years of … [Read More...]

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eHarmony Plus

eHarmony Plus :: Breaking Down eHarmony’s Premium Service

Those of us who’ve used eHarmony might’ve been a little miffed when watched The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and saw Walter get a personalized phone call and help with his eHarmony account. https://youtu.be/Qnh-jVSNLoc It would’ve been nice to have our own Todd from eHarmony to help us sort through what is lacking on our profiles or occasionally help us overcome…well, ourselves. Of course … [Read More...]

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Are You Praying for a Spouse?

Are You Praying for a Spouse?

"If you build it, he will come." Hey, it worked for Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams so surely the maxim must also be true for singles, right? "If you pray it, he/she will come." Well, actually, there's a bit of disagreement among Christians who are single about whether or not we should be praying for a spouse. Matthew 21:22 says, … [Read More...]

What’s the Best Way to Get on a Budget?

What’s the Best Way to Get on a Budget?

The majority of people tuned out when they saw the word “budget” in the title. Bo-ring. Why can’t we talk about more fun stuff like relationships? But others are desperate. Your finances are getting worse and worse as your debt continues to climb, so you’re really interested in seeing how other singles are dealing with their own finances. … [Read More...]

25 Things Singles Should Know

25 Things Singles Should Know

I went on a 9-hour road trip with one of my best friends recently, which means 9 hours of conversation about everything that is right and wrong with the world. On our journey, we read aloud 2 of Relevant Magazine’s articles: 20 Things Every Twentysomething Should Know How to Do and The Before You’re 40 Bucketlist. After determining that we’d … [Read More...]

Should I Ask the People Around Me to Set Me Up on Blind Dates?

Should I Ask The People Around Me to Set Me Up on Blind Dates?

Ah, the blind date. Just the mere thought sends chills down the spines of some, while others’ ears perk up. It’s one thing to have friends who offer to set you up on a blind date with someone they know from work, church, or their neighborhood, but it’s an entirely different ballgame to ask your friends to set you up. Should you even do that? … [Read More...]


Taking Care of Myself

Taking Care of Myself (or, Wanting Someone to Take Care of Me Occasionally)

Last week my roommate asked me if I knew anything about adding air to the tires on her car. I promptly told her to call one of her guy friends because car issues always resulted, for me, in a phone call to my father or my good friend Jim. She said something about wanting to be a strong, independent … [Read More...]

Spiritual Growth

Ending the vicious cycle of self-help...

The Fact and Fiction of Accountability

For years of my adult life, I found myself stumbling into the same traps over and over again. I could identify what was getting in the way with the progression of my relationship with the Lord, but despite good intentions, I would constantly find myself in weak moments returning to the same vices … [Read More...]



Why Freaking Out Doesn’t Help (Yet I Keep Doing It)

“When word reached the king of Egypt that the Israelites had fled, Pharaoh and his officials changed their minds. ‘What have we done, letting all those Israelite slaves get away?’” Exodus 14:5 As the story goes, afterwards, Pharaoh gathered 600 chariots, chased Moses and the Israelites into a … [Read More...]

Church & Ministry

Singles Ministries in GIFs :: Because Sometimes Words Just Aren’t Enough

Singles Ministries (in GIFs) :: Because Sometimes Words Just Aren’t Enough

Singles ministries. If we’re honest, we have a love/hate relationship with them. We love them because they’re our community and they give us an opportunity to serve and grow within the Body of Christ. But we also kinda get annoyed with them. Because, well, because they can be quirky and … [Read More...]


A (Fun) Commandment You Might Be Forgetting About

About 10 years ago, as I was in the process of starting my first company, I was working 7 days a week. During the week, I would work 12-14 hour days, and on Sunday, to respect the Sabbath, I would trim it back to only 3-4 hours. One weekend, the Holy Spirit convicted me of working on Sundays. I … [Read More...]