“Man-boys” aren’t first and foremost struggling with being men, but with being human. Singleness, solitude, laziness, video games, and Mom’s house are modern-day fig leaves . . .Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Dating & Singleness
Our new generation of men and women need to be taught that marriage is spectacular and needed, because it is God’s. The beauty of marriage far surpasses the social, relational, and sexual benefits. For believers, the allure of matrimony ought to be deeply spiritual, missional, and eternal.Continue Reading
Hafeez was a girl-crazy young man moving from one failed relationship to another. Even after he was saved, he realized he was still looking to sex and marriage to make him happy. Now, he’s found the key to his sexual happiness.Continue Reading
One of the most terrifying moments of a not-yet-married man’s life is meeting his girlfriend’s father.
The much-anticipated introduction is an unending fountain of humor for friends and family, but it’s more often an occasion for horror for the young…Continue Reading
It’s just a fact, young people in America — even in the church — are getting married later and later. This means there are more men and women that are unhappily not-yet-married long into their twenties, even their thirties.
Perhaps the greatest sorrow of the single life is that so many put off pursuing the produce of the Spirit until they get married. The free and full life is found in Christ and played out in Christ-likeness, summed up in these nine prizes of the Christian life.Continue Reading
Some of a single person’s darkest days fall after a breakup.
You risked your heart. You shared your life. You bought the gifts, made the memories, and dreamed your dreams together — and it fell apart. Now, you’re back at…Continue Reading
Four years ago, the small-budget, independent production 500 Days of Summer premiered at the Sundance Film Festival with decent accolades. Since then the movie has surprisingly gone on to earn over $60 million. Why? Because it’s a realistic story of…Continue Reading
Dating is dead.
So says the media. Girls, stop expecting guys to make any formal attempt at winning your affections. Don’t sit around waiting for a boy to make you a priority, communicate his intentions, or even call you on…Continue Reading
ESPN analyst Chris Broussard on homosexuality. C.S. Lewis on joy. Choosing a seminary. Processing a tragedy. And how far is too far in dating. It’s all in a fortnight of Ask Pastor John episodes.
What follows are excerpts from each…Continue Reading