I was surprised yet delighted to see an entire chapter dedicated to Christian singleness in Tim and Kathy Keller’s excellent book on marriage. In a section entitled “Some Practical Counsel for Marriage Seekers,” Keller provides lots of helpful tidbits for singles. I’ve listed the counsel below along with some of Keller’s secondary points in a sub-bullet […]
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Don’t leave your spiritual growth up to spontaneity. Make a plan. Now that we’re in 2018, here are some questions to ask as you formulate ways to grow. In no particular order: 1. Am I going to make regular devotions with the Lord a priority and remove all obstacles that prevent me from doing so? 2.
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[special]This is a guest contribution from Bryan Stoudt who blogs regularly at bryanstoudt.com.[/special] All of a sudden, the holidays are here. As the popular song reminds us, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”. . . right? I love the holidays and guess that many of you do, too. But we also know that
Christian engagement is not easy. But with a little advice, you can do well. Like many Christians, I found the engagement season to be difficult. I was elated when my girlfriend (now wife) said “yes” when I asked her to marry me. But shortly after, the reality of wedding planning and engagement and seminary and
I haven’t been a teenager for several years, but I still remember those days like it was yesterday. I reflect back on junior high and high school with mixed emotions. Part of me feels joy for all the things the Lord allowed me to experience. The other part of me feels sorrow for not feeling
It’s almost the end of 2016 and today on the blog I’d like to recap the year. We had over 250,000+ people stop by the site in 2016. These people visited from 150+ different countries. The top five countries were the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and the Philippines. Facebook was the largest source of
Looking for Christian dating advice for guys? My marriage day is only a few months away. As Denise and I start pre-marital counseling and begin this new journey together, I’ve been thinking about our time in the awkward middle — you know, when you’re not married or single. Let’s face it: dating for Christians can be
I got engaged earlier this month. I surprised Denise on vacation in Florida with a ring and the question and she said “yes.” We’re months away from our wedding day, and we’re both overflowing with joy. The Proverb is true: “A desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul” (Proverbs 13:19). But it wasn’t always this
Recently, I was on Facebook scrolling down my newsfeed, checking to see what my friends and family were up to. I only scrolled for a few seconds when I noticed a picture of a few friends out to eat at a restaurant. They seemed like they were having the time of their lives. I sighed.