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In the LIFE category you will find articles that speak to the every day things that need God’s perspective and help. The three topics include: CAREER, MONEY and HEALTH. At Single Matters you’ll find practical help to follow your gifts and talents in your career while balancing time with family and recreation. Learn how to be an example of honesty and integrity in the workplace and with your personal finances. Find encouragement to invest in God’s Kingdom through your money and time and teach your children the same values. We also hope to provide resources you need to accomplish your health and fitness goals.

Healthy Habits for Singles, Part 5: Best Motives For Eating Well

Millions of us struggle with being overweight as a result of our affection for yummy food. More than one medical professional has lamented the epidemic of obesity in all age categories in recent years. We know what the basic solution is, but lack motivation to implement it. The basic principle is: We have to burn off more calories than we …

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Healthy Habits For Singles, Part 4: Stress Management

Good stress, bad stress. Stress, stress, everywhere. From the news. From your church. From your work. Or lack thereof. It’s all around you. You can’t escape it. What can you do? Well, if you can’t escape it, you must learn to manage it. Learning to handle the stress that comes our way helps us develop the character to minimize its …

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Healthy Habits for Singles, Part 3: Sleep

“Sleep? That’s something I do in my spare time,” is the attitude of many in our culture, even among God’s people. Just feed them a cup of coffee the next morning, and they’re up and running again. Problem is, the Lord designed our bodies to function not only with quality sleep but also quantity sleep. To function properly, our temples …

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God Isn’t Swayed By Oscars, Emmys Or Grammys

Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.  –1 John 2:15 “We’ve lost yet another star … hero … icon.” I was in Los Angeles the day Michael Jackson died and recall how the news of his death paralyzed the city, even the nation. Then …

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Is Failure Good For You?

Failure is good for you. Think I’m kidding? I’m totally serious. It stings very bitterly at first, and the humiliation lasts for awhile, but the end result is good. I believe a  person cannot be truly successful until they have failed at least once in their life. I recently failed at something. I don’t remember failing at something so big …

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Why You Should Write Yourself A Letter

I wanted to let you in on a letter I wrote to myself the November before last. As I re-read these words recently, my eyes welled up with tears at all God has done since this was written. I even was able to remind my heart of something beautiful God spoke to me that I had completely forgotten about. The …

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How One Day Can Change Your Life

Here we are at the beginning of a new year, possibly looking to improve life, to make changes or goals to achieve more. So how does one change their life? A new year offers opportunity to wipe the proverbial slate clean from the previous year, but will a New Year’s resolution accomplish a life change? Last year, several of my …

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For My Single Girls This New Year

Goodbye, 2016! Oh my, this year was a crazy one for me, but I can say with all honesty that it was the best one yet. I learned a lot. I was stretched a lot. And my faith is stronger than yesterday for sure. I am really excited for this new year, and I fully believe it is going to …

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Encouragement For The American Voter

As the election season rapidly winds down, the political atmosphere continues to heat up as each side tries to clench the top spot. There’s a seemingly endless barrage of mud-slinging and name-calling that is driving a wedge deep within our nation. The words and sentiment of our Pledge of Allegiance sound more like wishful thinking instead of declarations of our …

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For My Single Girls This Fall

Autumn is my absolute favorite time of year. There is something so magical about the leaves slowly changing from green to fire, the wonderful smell of cinnamon as you enter most stores, the soft embrace of your favorite sweater on a chilly day, and of course that life-changing first sip of a pumpkin spice latte. There is a newness, a …

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