Does the Bible consider marriage a kind of second-class state? As a single adult, I resent the Christian community putting so much emphasis on the importance of marriage. I think that our modern prejudices blind us to the significance of the apostle Paul’s statement in 1 Corinthians 7:7, “I wish that all men were even …
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How do you ‘celebrate your singleness?’ Here are some ways to go on the offensive.
Boundless host Lisa Anderson discusses the frustration and loneliness many single adults experience, and the comfort and contentment that can be found in a relationship with God. She also encourages singles to find community with other singles, and challenges married couples to engage with and include singles in family activities.
Many married couples never think about what single people navigate in a society that celebrates “couplehood.” But there are tangible, helpful ways to encourage single friends and family members.
Dr. Tony Evans and Lisa Anderson describe how single adults can live full and complete lives. (Part 1 of 2)
Dr. Tony Evans and Lisa Anderson describe how single adults can live full and complete lives. (Part 2 of 2)
Jenna, Elisabeth, John and Suzanne all thought they would have found Mr. or Mrs. Right years earlier, but life didn’t turn out the way they planned. By now, these thirty- and forty-somethings have all been playing the dating game a lot longer than they’d care to admit. But first let’s set the record straight: This …
Resources: Purposeful Single Living Find Focus on the Family broadcasts, best-in-class books, referral recommendations, and more. Books The 5 Love Languages, Singles Edition by Gary Chapman Chapman discusses how singles can effectively and appropriately give and receive love as they interact with dating partners, roommates, classmates, co-workers, and others.The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace …
Albert Mohler explains how our culture devalues marriage and why young people delay matrimony. He encourages Christians to avoid this societal trend by marrying young and pursuing adulthood as a couple.
Cheryl Martin encourages singles to view their singleness not as a mistake or a holding pattern until marriage, but as an opportunity to become the person God wants them to be. She also shares how to honor God in the dating process through the use of firm boundaries and an accountability partner.