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Being Single

Are you “still single?” Articles here will speak to those who have never been married, single for prolonged amount of time or are just recently single. We want to encourage you in this season of singleness no matter what it looks like for you. Some of you may feel called to a life of singleness. We want to inspire you to continue to grow spiritually. And some of you are hurting because you want to be married but find yourself single. We want to come along side of you with articles that encourage you.

Scrambled Pancake Shame

Pancake Shame

So, I was sick for several days in October. It was one of those colds that comes in out of nowhere and just destroys your plans. For some reason, whenever I get that sort of cold, I always want pancakes. Silly me. I tried a new pancake recipe that was a lot thicker than my other pancake recipe, and long …

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Interview :: Relationship Behind Bars

Relationship Behind Bars

Single Matters: Gene, I’m sure you get this question often—but at 52, why haven’t you been married?  Gene: I made choices as a teenager and was incarcerated for 35 years. Single Matters: You couldn’t have a relationship behind bars correct?  Gene:  No. As a matter of fact, it was there that I continued having relationships with women, although limited to …

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Can You Be a Single Missionary?

Jenn LaGrone

You’re serving in rural Africa without a husband!? Can you be a single missionary? Really? Yes! I sure am. Some people just come out and ask why I’m serving here single. Others dance around the subject in conversation to gauge how I really feel about living in rural Africa without a husband. These are all great questions, and they are …

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[Video] Matt Chandler Says “Get Married!”

Do you think your future spouse will just show up if you pray hard enough and wait? Matt Chandler shares what the Bible says about waiting for the right one.

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[Video] David Platt Says “Get a Wife!”

David Platt said, “Resist the ever-present trend and temptation in our day to prolong adolescence and, consequence, singleness into twenties and thirties. Grow up. Some of you stop playing video games and get a date.” Proverbs 18:22 teaches us, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD.” In other words — get a wife!

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Jocelyn’s Warrior

Jocelyn's Warrior

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Jocelyn. She lived in a beautiful kingdom ruled by a Great Prince. Jocelyn had a wonderful family and many friends and she was very happy. One day, Jocelyn saw the Great Prince riding through the city. Jocelyn was excited to see the Great Prince, and as he passed by, she waved …

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Not Seeing is Believing

When I started walking with God, I believed he would do miracles. I read the Bible and saw so much evidence of God doing miracles, it didn’t even cross my mind that God wouldn’t do them in my life or in the lives of those I loved. I couldn’t find any evidence of God NOT doing miracles except in the …

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The Single Wife

The Single Wife

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me if I was dating or when I was getting married, I’d be able to quit my job, move to the Caribbean and live on the beach! I went to a small Baptist college in a small town, and after my eighth bridesmaid dress, I started to feel like a …

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Is He Just Being Nice Or Is He Interested?

Well first let me say, “How exciting!” I always love the adventure that the prospect of a new relationship can bring, regardless whether it works out or not. Men are typically quite intentional and purposeful in what they do. If I had to make an assumption, I would say he is trying to “safely” express his interest. I am a …

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All The Single Ladies

Today I had a revelation while meeting with a sweet girl I have the privilege to mentor. We were discussing relationships and the art of pursuit. She was explaining her frustration about a recent relationship with a guy that ended up leaving her confused, hurt, and a little bit rejected. While we were talking I heard the Lord say “there …

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