When the Not-Yet Married Meet
Dating to Display Jesus
Jun 6, 2013
The great prize in dating is not Christ-centered intimacy, but Christ-centered clarity. And seven other principles for Christian dating.
It’s Not You, It’s God
Nine Lessons for Breakups
Sep 12, 2013
Breakups in the church are painful. Here are lessons for loving others in the heartbreak.
The Golden Rule in Christian Dating
Nov 16, 2016
Have you ever tried to list out all the different dating advice you’ve heard — even just the advice from other Christians? Here’s my golden rule for couples.
Single, Satisfied, and Sent
Mission for the Not-Yet-Married
Mar 13, 2013
Satan loves to deceive single people and derail our devotion and ministry. Here are eight suggestions for making the most of your not-yet-married life.
Prayer for Beginners
Apr 27, 2016
We know we need to pray, but we know we don’t pray enough. And we’re not always sure we’re doing it right. Here are seven helps for your prayer life.
Wait to Date Until You Can Marry
Aug 24, 2016
At what age should Christians begin to date? What I learned while looking for affection, safety, and intimacy from girls instead of from God.
Isn’t She Beautiful?
The Role of Physical Attraction in Dating
May 19, 2016
What role should physical attraction have in Christian dating? Do we need to have that attraction to pursue marriage?
Nine Prayers for the Not-Yet Married
Jun 20, 2016
If you don’t know how to surrender your desires and difficulties in singleness to God, here are nine prayers for the not-yet-married life.
Fifty Shades of Nay
Sin Is a Needle, Not a Toy
Feb 10, 2017
Before you read the books or see the movies, I want to put ten of God’s promises before you.
Nine Lies in the Not-Yet-Married Life
Feb 13, 2014
Valentine’s Day is fun and exciting for lovebirds, too commercial and insincere for skeptics, and sometimes especially lonely for singles.
Seven Prayers for Christian Dating
Jun 23, 2017
If you don’t know what to pray, here are seven simple prayers for any not-yet-married relationship.
Five Pieces of ‘Out-Dated’ Dating Advice
Jan 16, 2016
Buried in the first pages of the Bible are timeless dating principles.
Dads, Date Your Daughter’s Boyfriend
Jun 12, 2014
Fathers, there really is another more effective, more loving, more fruitful way for you to care for your daughters in their pursuit of marriage.
Love the Life You Never Wanted
Feb 16, 2016
We tend to define our life based on our perception of our progress. In reality, life is never defined by our performance or circumstances.
What Would You Say If Your Wife Was Ripped Away?
Feb 19, 2016
Last week, coach Monty Williams was told his wife had died in a terrible car accident. On Thursday, he recited Romans 8:28 and declared God’s goodness toward him and his family.
Six Questions to Ask When Studying the Bible in a Group
Nov 14, 2015
How do you read the Bible when you read it with other people? Here are six questions you might ask when you open the Bible together.
On My Wedding Day
Apr 9, 2015
Whether you’re currently married or feel called to be married someday, God created marriage to be an amazingly fruitful experience. What dreams do you have for yours?
When Marriage Is Miles Away
On Long-Distance Dating
Jun 10, 2015
Any dating couple should pursue clarity and postpone intimacy. Here are three pieces of advice specifically for long-distance relationships.
Every Small Group Needs a Vision
Feb 26, 2015
Developing a clear, agreed-upon vision for our small groups will breed commitment, guide decision-making, and mobilize our members for ministry.
When a Christian Couple Sins Sexually
Feb 5, 2020
When a Christian couple sins sexually, God comes calling for the man. Will he make excuses and shift blame, or do what it takes to honor God?
Not Yet Married
The Pursuit of Joy in Singleness and Dating
Jun 30, 2017
This is a book for not-yet-married people that’s not mainly about marriage, or even dating, but about God and our role in his world.
Too Depressed to Believe What We Know
Eleven Resources for the Darkness
Jul 14, 2015
We’ve collected some of our best resources on depression, as well as a few others around the web. We pray they will bring God’s light into your darkness.
Four Warnings for Your Twenties
Mar 30, 2016
The temptations facing twentysomethings today are surprisingly not all that different from 3,000 years ago. Here are four warnings from Moses to prove it.
The Best Sermon for Marriage
Seven Lessons for Lasting Love
Apr 10, 2022
The best marriages take their cues not only from the romance of the Song of Solomon, but from the daily, unspectacular faithfulness of the Sermon on the Mount.
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