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Exclusive Interview With Michael Sweet From Stryper

From the Assistant Managing Editor of Special Features, Jenna Ditsch: Stryper is one of the top Christian rock bands of all time. With accolades such as selling nearly 10 million albums worldwide, being a DOVE Award winner, having Gold & Platinum albums and much more, there is no question that this band is by all accounts successful. One of the …

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I Helped Someone Cheat

It was the weekend of August 1st. I was in New Orleans for a wedding. Traveling alone was always a strong temptation. New city. New opportunities. I found myself in my hotel room in a very familiar situation but with a different twist. See, I was a sex addict. At the time I didn’t call it that. It was just …

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How One Girl’s List Got The Boot

It just so happens that I have a large number of amazing single friends. One would think that I would be able to match them up with each other, but knowing their preferences makes this seemingly impossible. I started to think about this and found myself in a bit of a dilemma. I am all about standards. I encourage my …

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When God Seems Like The Grinch

Much of the time, I love my life. I love sharing my story. I’ve seen God bring beauty from ashes, and I’ve affirmed that He is good. But there are times when the suppressed longing I have to be pursued and loved by someone who wants to marry me explodes inside of me, and all I can feel is neglected …

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Girl Porn

Nothing like trying to explain the title of this article to your parents, especially when you are their pastor! I will never forget one of my youth leaders in Texas preaching about her definition of “Girl Porn” and thinking it was completely ridiculous as she tried to persuade a group of hopeless, romantic 16-year-old girls in the 80s about the …

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Lessons From The Mistletoe

I entered the doorway of our company staff party, looking up at the mistletoe above the door. How could a simple little plant provoke a flirtation and an innocent-enough kiss? I paused for a moment, only to realize that there was no one on the other side of that door who, in my opinion, was “mistletoe-worthy.” There would be no …

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How To Survive The Holidays While Single

The holidays are upon us—Christmas, New Year’s and all that they entail. What an incredible time! Not only are we celebrating the birth of our Savior who transformed our entire world completely and eternally; we also get to spend extra time with those we love and value—family, friends and co-workers. The holiday season can also carry with it an acute …

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Does Virginity Signify Purity?

At a young age, I found myself in love with an incredible man. I had a singular focus and couldn’t be bothered by the other boys I found myself surrounded by. The only problem was, my sister and I were in love with the same man. Shocking, I know. My poor mother! Before jumping to conclusions, let me explain my …

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Finding Joy In Christmas

The ever-wise Internet has plenty to say about withstanding the holidays as a single adult. Huffington Post bloggers recommend everything from “You don’t have to get a tree” to “believe in the magic of Christmas, and the wonder of you.” Google searches turn up gems about not having to pretend to like a significant other’s gift and being selfish. If …

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Three Rules For Flirting

Three Rules for Flirting

Romance is thrilling, and it all starts with a little wink and a smile. Our flirtations hint at our interest. And that’s the fun … it’s just a clue … and we wonder: Will this person be my true love? While flirting may seem innocent enough, I’ve known women who turn flirting into a competitive game. That’s when flirting gets …

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