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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 7

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 7 The Bible provides sufficient principles for child rearing, but it does not give us a detailed blueprint for every action. Let’s keep in mind that God’s Word speaks clearly of the righteous goal for parenting: “Be ye holy for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16). It is …

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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 6

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 6 The Bible provides sufficient principles for child rearing, but it does not give us a detailed blueprint for every action. Let’s keep in mind that God’s Word speaks clearly of the righteous goal for parenting: “Be ye holy for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16). It is …

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How To Support A Ministry Without Spending A Dime

We all like to support ministries but the budget can be tight around the holidays. We totally understand! Single Matters could use your help to support the ministry for singles. And we have found a way for you to do it without spending a dime of your own money! Amazon has a program that gives Single Matters a percent of …

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Are You Overlooked In Singles Ministries?

What happened to the singles ministries? Did the Church forget that single people attend too? Depending on which poll you read, half of people in the United States are single. Whether that is by choice or circumstance does not really matter. What matters is that there are a lot of single people in this country who are hard-pressed to find …

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How To Love Your Body

One photograph changed my life. I was 10 years old and had gone to a friend’s birthday party. I remember feeling carefree and having a great time. When my mom asked me if I wanted to see a picture from the party, I was really excited. I saw my friends and myself huddled around a birthday cake. We all looked …

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You Are A Tree Of Righteousness

Single Matters’ logo is based on Psalm 1:1-3. Blessed is the man     who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners,     nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord,     and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree     planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season,     and …

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ABCs For Single Parenting: Part 5

The ABCs (Absolute Basic Criteria) for Raising Spiritually Sensitive Children – Part 5 The Bible provides sufficient principles for child rearing, but it does not give us a detailed blueprint for every action. Let’s keep in mind that God’s Word speaks clearly of the righteous goal for parenting: “Be ye holy for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16). It is …

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What I Wish I Believed At Twenty-Five

Co-worker: “How old is she?” Me: “She is probably around my age, like mid-twenties.” Co-worker: “Uh …” Me: “Oh no. I’m definitely late twenties. 27. I’m almost dead.” I felt twenty-five for a long time. I was confident I had most everything figured out, and the things I didn’t just yet—well, I had plenty of time. Thirty is when I …

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When God Writes Your Story: Amber & John

My wonderful friend encouraged me not to worry, because God was just going to drop a man into our small inner-city church. I had been lamenting how I would never find a husband. Already in my mid-twenties, I recalled that my only dating experience had been in high school. My sassy response to her was, “What is God to going …

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Faith To See In New Ways

“In His hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are His also. The sea is His, for He made it, and His hands formed the dry land” (Psalms 95:4-5). Recently some friends and I went on a road trip. Before we left, one friend told me the other friend had only been outside her hometown twice in her life. …

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