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Dating Advice From Saul And David

Dating advice starts with a question: Do you want a spouse or do you want God’s anointed, appointed helpmeet? Some people may question the difference. If I find someone willing to marry me, won’t they automatically become my helpmeet? No, not necessarily. To further explain, let’s look at the lives and legacies of King Saul and King David. Both men …

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Shedding The Orphan Mentality

On my best days, I can say with Tim Keller that “Jesus is enough.” But many times I am living with that “left over attitude,” orphan-like frame of mind — and I see flickers of it in other singles as well. We read the promises of God to us in Scripture that He is our portion, our strength, our refuge, our family — and yet we still …

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What To Do When Your Church Doesn’t Have A Singles Group

I attend a fairly small church. Most non-holiday-rush Sundays, I’d guesstimate we have about 125 people in attendance. Everyone knows everyone, which can be both a blessing and a curse. The church consists of a large number of families with children and then a pretty consistent older crowd that has been there from the beginning and helped build the church. …

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3 Keys To Turn Your Life Around

Women know that life is loaded with challenges. Single mothers face hurdles every day. In my new book Living Learning Loving, I share from my heart and my personal experiences ways to tackle the troubles head-on, ways to turn your life around. 1. Turn Loneliness Into Sacred Solitude Single moms often experience loneliness. Being lonely, however, is not the same …

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Why I Won’t Chase Him (Anymore)

Dating in today’s world is almost too convenient. At any moment of the day or night, you can log onto your choice of dating sites and connect with literally hundreds of men. When I started this second season of dating in my life, I was fascinated by the opportunity to send someone a quick note and start pursuing getting to …

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Is It Possible To Evangelize Without Sharing The Gospel?

This weekend I had the pleasure of listening to Greg Koukl speak. Koukl is the founder and president of Stand to Reason, a radio talk show host, and the author of Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions (1st Edition by Koukl, Gregory, published by Zondervan, 2009. Paperback). Knowing absolutely nothing about Greg Koukl beforehand, I signed up for “Training …

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Why Creativity Is Important In Relationships

The creative process is not limited to paints. In fact, I am discovering that creative confidence has the potential to spill over into every area of life. The necessary ingredient is a willingness to let the process mold you. A couple of weeks ago, I began taking an art class and quickly noticed how much of a perfectionist I am. …

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