I’m a firm believer that there are no “coincidences” in the kingdom of GOD. I came upon this article yesterday in my twitter feed, and just “coincidentally”, this will be my topic for the lesson I’m doing for my youth group Sunday night. HMMM…I’ll post my lesson Sunday, night, but this is a bit … More Does ‘Purity’ Still Matter?
I love Relevant Magazine because it’s so, well, Relevant to what I’m thinking. I feel I’ve posted this before, but this was had so much good stuff in it, that I’m posting it again. As a single guy well over the age of 25, I’ve heard every one of these at one time or another, … More 8 Things You Should Never say to Your Single Friends
This is something I need to remind myself. Needless to say, being 49 and still single, I’m not a good dater. I lose interest quickly, I’m bad at communication, and a whole host of things that I’ve been told. Personally, well, I’ll leave my thoughts out of it. Regardless, this is a pretty good … More Here’s How You Can Actually Enjoy Dating
It’s been a long time since I’ve posted. A lot has gone on, and I’ve gotten busy, and lazy, and all kinds of reason. Biggest one is that I’ve moved and don’t have internet access, so that’s a problem. This will go along with my study on Purity that I mean to get … More What is Sex
I can’t say enough “AMEN’S” for this article. I have to be honest and said that I’ve used this argument a few times, and it’s been a very hollow argument/statement. Not everyone is “called” to be single, yet their circumstances are that they are single. When I hear that statement used, and … More 5 Reasons to Stop Saying “Jesus was Single”
I love texting. For me it’s more convenient then talking on the phone. In a phone conversation, especially with the opposite sex, there’s always some “awkward” silence moment where you never know if the conversation is done or if she’s just thinking. I remember one conversation I had awhile ago where we came … More A Guide to Texting the Opposite Sex
(Repost from: http://www.relevantmagazine.com/life/relationships/why-are-so-many-christians-afraid-dating) I’ll be honest, Dating used to freak me out. I would get so paranoid and worked up about presenting myself a certain way and doing whatever it took to impress the young woman, that I would put so much pressure on myself that I wouldn’t know how to act. My very first … More Why Are So Many Christians Afraid of Dating
I get this all the time from my friends in relationships. I’ve even said this or gave this advice to others at one time or another. Bottom line for me. Standards. The biggest standard is that the person I date/marry be of the same faith. I’ve learned that I can’t change someone, and … More 7 Lies the Enemy Tells Christians about Relationships
Like the author states below, I also have had quite a few moments in my life when I struggled with emotional attachments. She’s writing from a woman’s perspective, but attachments happen pretty much across the board. I know in my case, I had an extremely unhealthy attachment a couple years ago that lasted … More When Emotional Attachment Becomes Unhealthy
I think at some point or another in my lifetime I’ve done all of these. Not only in dating relationships, but in friendships. It’s hard to admit, but I have a tendency to be an enabler, which I’m trying to be more aware of and become less of.