A Letter From God to His Single Child: When You Are Feeling Lonely at Christmas

My child, beloved and adored, with a heart shivering cold, I see you are lonely at Christmas because you are not married. I see you glance, a bit enviously, at happy couples laughing and holding hands in restaurants and walking around the mall. I hear your sighs when you see another couple get engaged. You…

15 Tips to Stay Pure While Waiting and Dating Without Mating

Summer is finally, officially, Memorial-Day-weekend here. The sun’s out longer, your dopamine levels are higher, and you’re ready for summer love. Many single Christians are already dating, and dating rather seriously. That’s wonderful! Many of you have tried dating and marriage the world’s way and, like my guest blogger from March 26, gotten the world’s…

Let the Fun Begin! 32 Personal Holiday Questions

32 Christmas Holiday Self-Questions (one for each day from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas) for Single Christians to answer, copy, paste, and circulate for fun! To see my answers, you’ll have to go to my blog’s Facebook page! Favorite Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner side dish (not main meat or dessert!): Favorite Christmas scripture: Do…

I Don’t Want to Be a Christian Single. I Want to Be a Christian, Married! Help!

As part of an active leadership team in one of our church’s singles groups, I regularly facilitate table discussions on the evening’s topic. Inevitably, our status as singles and how it’s seen and treated like cooties comes up. It has been especially difficult for many of our singles as, over the last several months, various…

Unexpected Practice for Marriage:

I remember once I used to work in a restaurant. I worked alongside a man who was only a few years older than me, but he acted like the Great Old Wise One when it came to religion. His name was Bill. I didn’t dislike him, but he wasn’t my favorite coworker, either. He was…

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