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Learning to See Your Single Neighbor
The more the church recognizes our worth, the better we can integrate into the church.
Singles: A Vital Part of Our Churches, Part 2
It’s time to stop looking upon single people with suspicion and instead thank God for them.
Singles: A Vital Part of Our Churches, Part 1
Singles make up half of our churches, so we best learn to treat all people—married or single—equally.
Sit With Your Family at Church—But Maybe Not Your Spouse
But should extroverts seek out empty seats by introverts?
Why I Don’t Sit With My Husband at Church
Five reasons to separate from your spouse—and sometimes your kids—on Sunday mornings.
God’s Message on ‘Ash Valentine’s Day’: True Love Dies
When the first day of Lent falls on a romantic holiday, love and death meet up.
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You
Singles are on the rise. Here’s what forward-looking churches need to know.
Finding My 'True Self' as a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
Flying Solo in a Family-Centered ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Gina Dalfonzo shares an insider's perspective on the frustrations of long-term singleness
Singleness: My Only Companion
I've never been in a serious relationship despite my desire to one day marry. God is teaching me to hold that desire loosely. 
Let's Kiss Dating Hello
A sociologist reveals her research about 'ring by spring' culture on a Christian college campus.
May You Not Be Weird and 30 Other Prayers for My Future Husband
All the single Christians said, “Amen.”
How to Date When You’re Almost Middle-Aged
As I close in on 40, I’m learning how to live without marriage (even as I desire it).
Don’t Call Me Out at Your Wedding for Being Single
The church can model a more inclusive community, one that doesn’t divide over marital status.
Singled Out
It's time to lay aside our assumptions about singleness.
What Could Possibly Be Wrong with Christian Masturbation?Subscriber Access Only
In both marriage and singleness, our bodies are not just for ourselves.
Dating: Are We Doing It Wrong?Subscriber Access Only
How Tinder and courtship are hurting my game
The Grief, Happiness, and Hope of Late-in-Life SinglenessSubscriber Access Only
What I learned from decades of asking, “Why am I still alone?”
How the Dating Scene Became Stacked Against WomenSubscriber Access Only
Stats confirm what we knew all along: There aren't enough single men.
Top Story August 14, 2018
Why Zika, and Other Viruses, Don’t Disprove God’s Goodness
Why Zika, and Other Viruses, Don’t Disprove God’s Goodness
A microbiologist reflects on the problem of evil in human diseases.
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