Why You Shouldn’t Guard Your Heart

Why You Shouldn’t Guard Your Heart

Singles often hear “guard your heart.” How realistic is protecting your heart? It is practical? Is it do-able? I was a new believer. And as someone who is over 30, I made my mistakes but I didn’t consider myself innocent. I knew the world could lie, hurt...
When You Hide Your Past Because Of Shame

When You Hide Your Past Because Of Shame

Have you ever felt like you had to hide your past because of shame? The shame that came with getting divorced got so bad that I hid it from the new people I met. I moved from Chicagoland to Texas for a new job. I didn’t know a single soul. I figured this was my chance...
3 Tips For Dating An Introvert

3 Tips For Dating An Introvert

I am introvert. I don’t like small talk or talking to a lot of people at a party. I’d rather have a deep conversation with a few people. When I need to recharge, I hide from everyone. Ah … alone time. But I also am very relational. I love people. I...
What Qualities To Look For In A Husband

What Qualities To Look For In A Husband

I wish part of what we should look for in a husband was someone that liked to give us back rubs, lavish us with affection or flowers, do the laundry, watch girly movies with us or whatever fits our “love language.” Those are nice, but not biblical. Good thing God had...
Four Crazy Things I Did This Month

Four Crazy Things I Did This Month

I did my first Facebook live this week on Single Matters and felt really … FREE! I thought I’d feel insecure, scared, boring … but I just felt like I was talking to friends. I’m personally not super active on social media and I’m trying...
So You Want To Start A Singles Ministry

So You Want To Start A Singles Ministry

I was interviewed by author John Greco or a piece he was working on for Boundless, a ministry of Focus on the Family. He used portions of the interview for that article. The full unpublished interview is below. Why is there a need for young adult/singles ministry—both...