Single and Dating

Struggle Bussin’ It On Single Street

You are so much more than what a guy thinks of you. You are so much more than your appearance or intelligence. You are worthy of love just by being you.

Single Isn’t Scary: Identity

When my eyes opened to how important identity is, singleness became refreshing. It gave me time to understand why I think and process like I do.

The Day I Had to Choose Between God or the Girl

The next few days were a blur. Through conversation with friends and an eventual conversation by phone, I came to find out that she had come to the understanding that she didn’t want to be a pastor’s wife after all. Apparently, she realized this during my ordination.

Single Isn’t Scary: Independence

You can enjoy every moment of life even when another person isn’t there. You can live by yourself and function. You can grow up, “adult,” and embrace whatever the future holds.

Crazy Amazing Love: 31 Pieces of Love

The concept of sin didn’t even exist yet in the heart or mind of man. Adam was complete. But God gave one simple specification to Adam: do not eat from this particular tree.

Speaking Truth Into Hard Places

My heart was broken by the ending of a relationship that I had placed too much hope in, and I found myself at a crossroads.

I’m In Love

I don’t need someone to fulfill the spot of a “better half” because Your presence provides contentment and satisfying adoration.

What is Love: Sacrificing

Love is not about being showered with pink-and-red-and-white everything; it’s about giving more than you receive every day of the year.

Dan the Man–but not MY Man

I don’t know exactly when or exactly how, but I began to realize that my hope had been sorely misplaced. I had looked to Dan like he would save me.

Emotional Intimacy Gone Too Far

Just like we put up boundaries in dating to protect the sanctity of sex, we must be intentional with setting parameters around the heart.

Black & White

Today, that little girl is a woman who prays. Not for herself or for her interracial family. She prays for the ones crippled by the ugliness of hate. She prays for those that didn’t ask for it to be passed down to them. She prays for the ones who can’t seem to find freedom from it.

Gary Chapman Helps Redeem Relationships

More than just a personality test, Dr. Gary Chapman’s five love language categories break down the ways in which we receive and give love. Chapman first published The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts in 1995 after combining his personal life experience with his pastoring and marital counseling expertise.

Flattery, Actually Part I: When Carl Met Rachael

Because that’s the thing about words: without ordained authority, pretty promises hold no gravity. It’s like expecting protein from candy corn and ending up with a semester-long headache instead.