The scene is familiar to many of us singles: sitting in church on a Sunday, hearing more about the wonderful gift of marriage and the intimate connection it offers. It’s easy to feel deprived or lesser than, like we’re waiting for the day God will finally give us a taste of that intimacy we see married couples experience. We long for that intimacy, we hunger for it–yet it can seem so...
Christians who want to do right can be too quick to criticize themselves. And in so doing, they can work against the change want most.
Where in your life do you find yourself getting angry that others have something you want? Let it incite desire in you.
What Lies Beneath
I was recently given the daunting task to give a comprehensive lecture on the topic of sex within one hour. How could I possibly do justice to this topic in such a short amount of time? Of course I knew to seek the Lord’s leading on how to best face this challenge and was shown that I should not focus on surface behaviors. There were deeper issues to be addressed and as I pondered what to...
Table for One
Loneliness is rampant. And people everywhere point to this loneliness as reason to reject or rewrite Christianity’s teachings on marriage, sex, and gender.
From my perspective, it’s a tough era for singles. Singleness isn't new, but singleness as we know it today is. What can we all do to help?