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Some Reasons You Aren't Ready For a Relationship

You’re single. The novelty of a bachelor/bachelorette lifestyle wore off long ago, and you’re ready to meet someone and settle down.  Here are some ways to help you determine if you're ready for a relationship....

A Holiday Survival Guide for the Single Person

While I certainly haven’t completely figured out how to navigate the time period from November to early January, there are a few things I’ve learned as a single adult that make the season more enjoyable.
It’s certainly not a definitive list—mainly because everyone’s situation is different—but it’s a good place to start.

5 Types of Women That Make Bad Wives

Since Proverbs 31 paints a picture of an excellent wife, does that mean there’s such a thing as a non-excellent wife?  If you’re a single man, you should want to know. If you’re a married woman, or a woman who one day wants to be married, you should want to know, too. No woman wants to be a bad wife. No man wants to marry one, either.

So… what type of woman makes a “less-than-excellent” wife? 

6 Rules for Dating as a Single Mom

Oh, the ol’ bugaboo of dating as a single mom. Should you? Shouldn’t you? There is a line of thinking among some Christians that all dating is wrong. There are others who would say that dating is perfectly natural and okay, but boundaries should be set forth in Christian dating.

If you're looking at dating as a single parent, see if these points have validity.

The Ultimate Simplicity Practice

No matter how busy your day is, take your to-do lists and try to look at them with God’s eyes rather than your own.
When I do this, I always find myself making some changes to what I thought were the number-one priorities.

What Does She Have That I Don't?

We are in constant comparison of what someone else has and what we don’t. Comparison is a joy-stealer. It’s a bottomless pit of self-doubt and self-deprecation.
If you find yourself in that pit, here’s some Biblical wisdom on how to handle it

10 Sure Signs He's Not that into You

Lonely isn’t fun. Too often, single women will look past the obvious in a desperate attempt to create a relationship that simply isn’t there. Be aware of some of the signs of a disinterested man; it's crucial to avoiding unnecessary heartache.

Here are 10 red flags that may show you -- He's just not that into you.

What You Are Wearing To Church

When the outfit becomes more important than the attitude we wear to church, we are in big trouble!
Here is something to think about before Sunday: Should you wear your best to honor God, or come as you are? YES.

Singles: Is Online Dating Biblical?

Online dating is one of those subjects that Christians enjoy debating.  It's isn’t inherently evil or good. But sometimes things are less about what we do than about the heart we do it with....

5 Things Single Women are Dying for Single Men to Know

If you are a single guy who is following Jesus, we understand that you probably don’t mistreat us on purpose. We also know that there is no such thing as a relationship without risk. But here are five things that would help our hearts tremendously for you to be more diligent about.

3 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Living in the Past

It can be easy to live in the past instead of focusing on the here and now. How many times have you replayed a decision or event over and over in your head, wondering if a different choice might have yielded a better result? I’ve definitely done that before.

But living in the past is no way to live out today.

3 Keys to Contentment

Often we’re discontent with the superficial things in our lives. We’re trained to want bigger, better, newer, faster, more expensive.
Whether you are struggling to feel content with the material things in your life, or something a little deeper, I’ve found these three principles help to refocus our perspective.

5 Signs The Person You're Dating Is Not Your Future Spouse

Dating someone can bring such a fog to your discernment.  Your heart and your hormones pull out all the stops to keep you from objectively figuring out if this is "Mr. Right" or "Mr. Wrong"!

Let me help you, girlfriend!  Here are 5 concrete signs that will possibly help you from making one of the biggest mistakes of your life!

Are You Comfortable In Your Own Skin?

These days it is so easy to feel insecure about our appearance. When was the last time you felt comfortable in your own skin?

But watch what happens when a group of children are asked about their appearance.  Their answers make us rethink about what really matters in our outward appearance.

10 Men Christian Women Should Never Marry

As women, we grow up dreaming about whom we’ll someday marry. We watch countless romantic movies and read fairy tales about Prince Charming.  Often when our interests are sparked and feelings are flowing, we can get swept away and even lose sight of what is true.

But God can give guidance or even some red flags of those to be aware of along the way.

How Long Should Christian Engagements Last?

Starry-eyed, smiling couples often ask us, “How long should an engagement last?” To give a complete answer, we need to look at the Biblical principles of relationships.

10 Signs You're Dating Your Future Spouse

The process of moving from casual dating, to couple status, to getting engaged is not the simplest process. We constantly second-guess ourselves whether he's “the one”.

If you silence all the outside voices, and listen for God's confirmation, here are 10 signs that you can know you're marrying "the one". 

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