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Preparing to Marry a Man on a Mission

July 25, 2015 by

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Some of you are considering marrying a man who believes he has a calling from God to be a pastor, a minister, a missionary, or something similar. I believe that extra care and prayer is wise as you prepare for such a venture. There will be additional challenges that other couples may not face. Of […]

The Beauty of Not Rushing a Man

July 23, 2015 by

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A guest post from a single sister in Christ in her 40s – thank you so much for sharing with all of us the treasures God has been showing you: I wanted to share some things I have been learning through my journey of liking a godly wonderful man and all of the precious lessons God […]

“Putting the Breaks on Sexual Temptation with My Boyfriend”

July 14, 2015 by

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A guest post by Surrenderedgirl – I am excited to share what God is doing in her life. May her post bless your walk with Christ, as well: I met my boyfriend on a college church retreat at the beach. He was the first boyfriend I ever had, and he swept me off my feet. […]

I Made My Boyfriend into an Idol – by Surrenderedgirl

July 10, 2015 by

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A guest post by Surrenderedgirl – I’m so thankful for the opportunity to share what God is doing in this dear sister’s life. May her post richly bless you, as well: After several months of dating, I had built up resentment towards my boyfriend. I don’t naturally talk about my feelings much, so I would […]

“I Won’t Let My Man Do Something I Think Is Dangerous”

June 25, 2015 by

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A lot of *girlfriends and wives have this viewpoint today. We try to forbid our men from doing the things our guys love to do that could possibly cause injury. We think we are doing this out of love and that we are “protecting our men.” But is this a wise approach? Will it draw […]

Seeking to Understand and Bless Our Brothers in Christ

June 1, 2015 by

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Today’s post is a guest post by a single sister in Christ in her 30s. I so appreciate her willingness to share with us what God is showing her! I have often heard of the battle of sexes. There are jokes, books, television shows, and frequent general conversations about this very topic. I am actually […]

When You Are Not Interested in a Man Who Is Interested in You

May 25, 2015 by

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  I think a lot of this will apply even with unbelieving men – but I especially want to focus on how we can handle turning down true Christian men who are interested in us. This is a BIG issue. It is a sensitive and painful one – on both sides – but especially for […]