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Tag: dating

Hook Ups and the Whole Person

3 Dating Considerations for Christian Parents & Young People When I was in my early 20s, I experienced several dating situations in my life which eventually left me extremely confused. I had spent the last five years dating different gu... Read More »

Encouraging the Single Sister

“Are you dating anyone?”  The question hung in the air as she quickly tried to think of a gracious response that would close off the line of questioning from this person she barely knew.  She knew that this question, like the many tim... Read More »

Is it a New Passion and Purity? Reflecting on Elisabeth Elliot

Editor’s Note: Elisabeth Elliot remains one of the most influential women of 20th century Christendom. Her classic book, Passion and Purity, continues to guide a new generation of women navigating issues of the heart within Christ-... Read More »

When You’ve Gone Too Far…Again

As I sat across from her, I could see the sadness in her eyes. And then the confession: “Amanda, my boyfriend and I went ‘too far’… again!!” My first reaction was to blame the guy for putting pressure on her, but then ... Read More »

Single Friends, Let's Honor God in Our Dating

Does anyone still listen to the radio in the morning? I know I am probably one of two people on the planet that do, but I guess my shortened commute makes it an absolute burden to pull out my phone, turn on my bluetooth, and make a choice. ... Read More »

A 16-Year-Old’s Discovery of Elisabeth Elliot’s Passion and Purity

Passion and Purity is a book that I would recommend to everyone who has not yet found her spouse. It is a book of encouragement, lessons, and guidance that is difficult to find today. Perhaps the biggest theme in the book Passion and Purity... Read More »

A 16-Year-Old's Discovery of Elisabeth Elliot's Passion and Purity

Passion and Purity is a book that I would recommend to everyone who has not yet found her spouse. It is a book of encouragement, lessons, and guidance that is difficult to find today. Perhaps the biggest theme in the book Passion and Purity... Read More »

When You’ve Gone Too Far…Again

As I sat across from her, I could see the sadness in her eyes. And then the confession: “Amanda, my boyfriend and I went ‘too far’… again!!” My first reaction was to blame the guy for putting pressure on her, but then ... Read More »

Letting Go of the Divine Bargain

Once there was a woman who loved God deeply. She knew that He was good and she tried to follow him every day out of gratitude for all that He had done for her. He was all she needed. But this woman had a deep desire to be married. And as he... Read More »

Why We Love Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl

It isn’t easy to take an honest, vulnerable look at your dating experiences. Try publishing it for everyone to read. In Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey from Neediness to Freedom, Paula Hendricks describes how her revolvi... Read More »