Personal Growth

When You Want To Get Married But You’re Single – 8 Liberating Truths
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When You Want To Get Married But You’re Single – 8 Liberating Truths

“I want to get married but I’m single” – what’s a girl to do? Recently, an online Christian personality started a matchmaking thread on Instagram. How it works is that whenever she puts up a “matchmaking” post, singles drop an introduction in the comments (think dating app profile, just shorter), respond to each other’s comments,…

40 Things I Would Tell My Single Self About Love, Dating and Marriage
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40 Things I Would Tell My Single Self About Love, Dating and Marriage

Oh, the things I would tell my single self about love, dating and marriage! Married eleven years now, I know more about love, dating and marriage than I did when I was single. Not that I didn’t know anything back then. I was very self-aware, had great mentors and amazing friendships; God used it all…

Why The Presence of Suffering Doesn’t Mean The Absence of God
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Why The Presence of Suffering Doesn’t Mean The Absence of God

How does suffering shape (or not shape) our view and experience of God?  Human beings, naturally, prefer pleasure over pain. Our natural wiring makes it hard to imagine a good God who also “allows” suffering. Today, I am exploring why the presence of pain does not mean the absence of God and what that means…