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Singleness

In the SINGLENESS category you will find articles that speak to your life as an unmarried person – for those that want to remain single or desire to be married. The topics include: BEING SINGLE, SINGLE AGAIN and SINGLE PARENTING. Never married? You may feel your life is on hold in some areas but there are plenty of areas of your life and character that can be developed. Or you may be learning how to be single again after many years because of divorce or loss of a spouse. Single Matters brings expert advice to your life as a single parent, dealing with grief or questions regarding your “still single” status. See this season through God’s eyes and your hope, joy and strength will be restored.

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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The Lion’s Field

Lions Field

The Lion’s Field There once was a lion who owned a field of lush green grass. The lion had one rule: “If any animal should come into my field, it will surely die.” One day a young buck wandered into the lion’s field and started eating the grass, for it was delicious. The lion jumped on him immediately and explained …

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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] The Fig Leaf Conspiracy

In an effort to bring you resources to prepare for marriage, we bring you a clip from MarriageToday. Jimmy Evans explains the effects pornography has on a man’s thoughts and how that leads to expecting a woman to act like a man. Great short video clip for both men and women.

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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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