Trying something new this year, plus Dr. Albert Mohler brings balance to our upside down world, and an answer to the "date or wait during divorce?" dilemma.
Balancing godly ambition with selfish desire, plus author Paul J. Pastor on the Holy Spirit's role in daily living, and some insight on the yoga pants dilemma.
Cultivating lasting friendships, plus author Jill Buteyn on her close relationship with a terminally ill friend, and help for a same-sex attracted single.
A day in the life of a single adult, plus Dennis Franck on the many types of singles ministries, and what to do if asked to be in a non-Christian wedding.
Women planning for the future, plus Duck Dynasty's Al and Lisa Robertson's story of redemption, and help for a guy whose girlfriend makes more than him.
Grappling with the meaning of sexual purity, plus a rapid-fire Q&A with pastor and author Gary Thomas.
Dating men out of your league, plus Francis and Lisa Chan on the eternal aspect of marriage, and Candice Watters helps a girl with a skinny fiance.
What makes Christmas meaningful, plus Dr. Joe Wheeler reads us a Christmas story, and a psychiatrist distinguishes between spiritual attacks and depression.
Stemming the tide of cynicism, plus seeing the world through Tim Hawkins' eyes, and advice for those with second thoughts about ending a relationship.
Sampling churches but not committing, plus the 411 on sex from Mindy Meier, and counsel for a strong personality type searching for love.
Taking the scary out of relationships, plus Jefferson Bethke on restoring a broken world, and Joshua Rogers helps a "prowling" single guy tone it down.
Practicing intentional thankfulness, plus Nancy Leigh DeMoss marries for the first time at 57, and Lisa Anderson helps you maximize your season of singleness.
Owning the holidays before they own you, plus Jeremie Kubicek on being present in your life, and a counselor weighs in on a non-Christian mom pressuring her daughter to marry.
Overcoming a sheltered childhood, plus Craig Groeschel on following Jesus in a self-centered world, and a doctor answers a question about addictions.
Daily faith vs. a ticket to heaven, plus Peter and Kelli Worrall with advice to their 20-something selves, and how to choose a church post-engagement.
When God asks you to do something you fear, plus Kate McCord shares her dangerous assignments from God, and a question from a reluctant matchmaker.
Faith in a fallen culture, plus Stephen Grabill lives out faith for the life of the world, and is there hope for a relationship after having sex?
Become your body’s best health advocate, plus Brad Lomenick on the three “H” terms of leadership, and a listener’s girlfriend won’t give up her cats.
True stories of tackling student debt, plus Alex Chediak talks college loan strategies, and a listener thinks her boyfriend has too many female friends.
What The Boundless Show means to you, plus Plumb (Tiffany Lee) and her husband on their almost-divorce, and tips for when everyone around you is pairing off.
What’s great about being single, plus Daniel Darling points us to the real Jesus, and is it possible for our listener to be less awkward around women?
Parental involvement in the dating process, plus a celebration of the benefits of friendship, and is it OK to date multiple people at once?
Reflecting on our assumptions about being 30, plus Dr. Ed Welch on walking through trials together, and how do you give dating advice when you’re not dating?
Staying accountable for dating purity, plus André Adefope on what godly dating looks like, and a question about “putting yourself out there.”
Being financially responsible without being cheap, plus Jared Brock on his year of prayerful living, and should a Christian watch serial killer TV shows?
Life in the education field, plus Dr. Greg Smalley answers your questions, and what to do if you don’t have “peace” about your relationship.
Well-wishes as Martha Krienke moves on, plus Dr. Larry Crabb on the practicalities of gender, and would God make you marry someone you’re not attracted to?
Charting a new course for your relationship future, plus Lisa Anderson’s manifesto on dating and singleness, and how do you stay sexually pure until marriage?
Grandparents give advice to 20-somethings, plus Doug Serven dissects the decade of the 20s, and is it OK if your in-laws aren’t Christians?
How to create and sustain a thriving singles ministry, plus Dr. Henry Cloud on breaking bad cycles, and a listener’s boyfriend wants more time with her.
A balanced view of singleness and marriage, plus Jim Downing on 100 years of following Christ, and is it possible to stay friends with your ex’s family?
A Boundless couple’s honeymoon drop-in, plus Donald Miller’s journey toward vulnerability, and a guy wonders why he’s always crushing on women.
Why we worry (and what to do about it), plus Janet Boynes on being called out of lesbianism, and can two only children have a good marriage?
What today’s Christian girls are looking for in a man, plus Francis and Lisa Chan take a long view of marriage, and is long-distance marriage doable?
What today’s Christian guys are looking for in a woman, plus Laurie Short’s long wait for marriage, and a listener says she’s too scared to have kids.
Dating one person or many before marriage, plus Ryan and Amanda Leak’s whirlwind wedding, and how can you successfully tell a guy you’re not interested?
Maximizing your current job for future success, plus Tim Elmore shares top tips for gaining trust and influence, and can workplace romances work?
Bringing a broken past full circle, plus Os Guinness on having the courage to doubt, and a listener wonders if her introversion is off-putting.
Using your social media skills for good, plus Eugene Cho on putting your money where your mouth is, and is it possible to get someone’s attention on Twitter?
Can Christian women be feminists?, plus Dr. Karl Benzio on the science of decision-making, and a listener wants to make “normal” friends.
Choosing a church as a couple, plus Greg and Erin Smalley dissect the “big rocks” of premarital prep, and what are some good Christian books to read?
How men can build meaningful friendships, plus Jonathan Catherman on the making of men, and is it OK to make a girl your Plan B?
How music moves us, plus Judah Smith on life and friendship with celebrities, and is it possible to talk about your relationship too much?
The pros and cons of the latest dating apps, plus Michelle Singletary helps us make peace with our money, and a listener likes a guy who doesn’t like her.
A look at how we deal with anger, plus Brant Hansen tells us to simmer down, and a listener laments having nothing in common with women.
Dating as a 30-something, plus tennis pro David Wheaton learns about grace from a dog named Ben, and does tying the knot really make a difference anymore?
How women can plan for a future without guarantees, plus Priscilla Shirer taps the power of prayer, and a listener’s crush is unaware of her interest.
Transitioning through different groups at church, plus Paul Coughlin rebukes “nice” guys, and a listener fears his height may be keeping him single.
What to expect from premarital counseling, plus Danny Silk gives a blueprint for bold and boundary-filled love, and a listener laments her experience with men.
Grieving the death of those we love, plus Kara Tippetts faces her final days with grace, and a listener asks when to involve his parents in his intent to date.
A Christian worldview of disabilities, plus how Brian Ivie’s film led him to Jesus, and dating advice for those who travel for work.
Letting a guy know you’re interested, plus Margaret Feinberg fights with joy, and a listener needs help setting emotional boundaries.
The true qualities of love, plus Kate Hurley on trusting God with singleness, and a listener confesses a struggle with binge eating.
An early peek at Pursuit 2015, plus Nick and Kanae Vujicic share their love story, and a listener thinks she has relationship obsessive compulsive disorder.
The seasons of friendship, plus Jeff Manion helps us trust God with the unknown, and a listener wrestles with news of her friend’s lesbianism.
What pregnancy centers can do for you, plus Roland Warren brings the family back into the pro-life debate, and a listener worries that her fiancé is too thin.
Guidelines for break-ups, plus Matt Chandler outlines the stages of a healthy relationship, and a listener needs help battling feelings of apathy and fear.
Women and dating “leagues,” plus Daniel Weiss offers hope in the battle against pornography, and will guarding your heart protect you from getting hurt?
Bringing focus to goal-setting, plus Jeff Shinabarger helps us make big and small decisions, and is it time for you to stop dreaming big?
The inevitable reality of dating “leagues,” plus Jim Burns and Doug Fields dish pre-marriage advice, and a listener’s dating someone while attracted to another.
Navigating holiday expectations, plus Randy Alcorn reconciles our plans and God’s will, and a listener laments the perception of single women in the church.
How men can maximize dating, plus Jonathan Edwards on the effects of parental abandonment, and a listener wants to marry sooner than her boyfriend does.
Do we really know what grace is?, plus David Clarke demystifies the communication styles of men and women, and a listener desperately wants a relationship.
The Boundless team reflects on 2014, plus Sara Hagerty reminds us how God brings sweetness from sorrow, and a listener needs advice on loving her gay sister.
The joys and frustrations of church life, plus Barry Danylak shares a biblical view of singleness, and a listener’s parents think he’s too young to get hitched.
How and why dating is ambiguous, plus pastor Louie Giglio illustrates the wonder of Advent, and a listener asks how much she must like a guy before dating him.
The 21st-century Sabbath, plus HR executive Jacki Kintz on what employers look for in new hires, and a question about living near neighbors who use marijuana.
Straight talk about sarcasm, plus Carrie Earll helps us plan for the U.S. elections, and a listener wants help for overcoming her addiction to pornography.
Arm yourself against divorce, plus Dan Chun helps you pick a spouse, and a listener thinks her friend’s rushing into marriage.
Big goals and those who’ve reached them, plus Joël Malm helps us realize our dream, and a listener wants help in standing up for herself.
Venturing beyond our comfort zones, plus Glenn Stanton on loving our gay and lesbian friends, and a question on asking a guy out for a special occasion.
How to wisely test a relationship, plus Annie Downs helps us be brave, and a listener is nervous about seeing her ex at school.
When to say “I love you,” plus Dr. Scott Stanley on sliding into marriage, and a listener asks if, as a virgin, he should marry someone with a sexual past.
When short-term missions changes your life, plus Kelly Minter takes us on a cruise of the Amazon, and a listener wonders what to do with an abusive boyfriend.
Shining Christ in an ever-changing culture, plus Andy Crouch on a biblical use of power, and a listener needs help in getting over a crush.
What it’s like to be married and in ministry, plus Ray Johnston tests our "hope quotient," and what’s the scoop on Focus on the Family’s counseling services?
A roundup of the most influential dating and relationship books, plus dating and marriage expert Gary Thomas answers questions from listeners.
A Christian worldview of possessions, plus Joshua Becker on biblical minimalism, and should you consider your future spouse when purchasing a home?
How to make real friends, plus living out your marriage with the whole world looking on, and a question about keeping conference connections alive.
When a parent remarries, plus Hafeez Baoku on God’s view of sex and singleness, and a listener’s boyfriend wants to give their relationship a break.
Sharing the burden of school loans, plus Bill and Pam Farrel on what you absolutely must know before marriage, and a question about making engagement matter.
Encouraging each other in tough times, plus Rob Bentz on the value of a messy church, and a listener wants to ditch her successful career.
Discovering who God made you to be, plus Pete Hise invites us to a God-directed life, and a jobless listener struggles to find her purpose.
Asking for a sign before committing to marriage, plus new research on marriage rates and ages, and a listener wants to protect her assets with a prenup.
Graduating from the burden of school debt, plus the guy behind Matthew West’s identity-affirming anthem, and a listener’s ex won’t let her go.
A walk through our quarter-life identity crises, plus David Lomas shares the truest thing about us, and a girl wonders if her small group leader is into her.
Lessons in leadership from those just starting out, plus Dr. Tim Irwin talks leadership impact, and a listener’s mom is telling him to call it quits.
Pursuit 2014 attendees anticipate this summer, plus Dr. Robin Maxson shares the Bible’s vision for singleness, and a couple asks if cuddling is OK.
Jimmy Collins shares principles of followership, plus the relationship between bosses and employees, and a guy wants Bible study guidelines for dating couples.
Navigating sexuality as a single, plus a Christian response to soft porn, and should our listener date a guy she doesn’t like, “just in case”?
The Boundless team talks Pursuit 2014, vacations and more, plus Jim Daly goes from neglected kid to good dad, and a guy wants to graciously dump his friendgirl.
Trusting God with what you can’t control, plus Nicole Whitacre gets beautiful, and our listener may need to let it go.
Determining spiritual depth while dating, plus Dr. Les Parrott helps you make relationships happier, and a guy wants to appropriately show affection to women.
Women who make the first move, plus Tim and Kathy Keller talk marriage and ministry to singles, and a guy asks if it’s his turn to pursue his dream girl.
Doctors get real about balancing work and family, plus Shaunti Feldhahn unveils top tips for happy couples, and a listener questions if online dating’s for her.
God’s redemptive plan for your family, plus Tim Sisarich tackles family brokenness, and a couple doubts they can reach their wedding day without having sex.
Truth and grace for same-sex attraction, plus the science behind a hookup culture, and is the Boundless event a realistic place to launch lasting relationships?
Claiming Jesus in a secular culture, plus Nabeel Qureshi chronicles his journey out of Islam, and a listener isn’t attracted to the Christian girls he knows.
The marks of a true gentleman, plus Dr. Tony Evans explains the kingdom of God, and a listener battles angst over getting his girlfriend’s parents’ blessing.
Navigating life as a racial minority, plus Trillia Newbell on God’s plan for diversity, and a listener vents about his girlfriend’s enthusiasm.
Commitment and flexibility as a single, plus Allison Vesterfelt road trips across America, and can a Facebook friend request be issued with wrong motives?
When eating disorders rule your life, plus Priscilla Shirer unpacks the unlimited ability of God, and a listener wants guidance in dating a former drug addict.
Working with integrity and excellence, plus Carolyn McCulley on women in the workplace, and a question about a Christian response to astrology.
Balancing authenticity and holiness, plus Peter Hubbard dives deep to address same-sex attraction, and a listener wants to discern the marks of a true friend.
Dating with technology and men in mind, plus John Mark Comer takes us back to Eden, and a listener wants advice on initiating a relationship with a college co-ed.
A look at this year’s dating landscape, plus Clarence Shuler helps singles stop self-destructing, and a listener wonders if she’s “too spiritual” to date.
When love shows up in the wake of tragedy, plus Matt Mitchell stops the gossip train, and a listener considers love after a broken engagement.
The slippery slope of substance abuse, plus Pete Wilson asks us to Let Hope In, and a listener struggles with impure thoughts at the chiropractor.
Exploring the unique relationship between dads and daughters, plus Owen Strachan gets risky with God, and when is it OK to date after a divorce?
The benefits of men taking on big things, plus Dennis Rainey sets expectations for male and female behavior, and a guy wants to take a friendship to the next level.
Inspiration for getting physical in the new year, plus no-nonsense retirement planning with Mary Hunt, and a question about living purposefully as a single.
Boundless friends and influencers pray for us, plus a glimpse into the life of Lisa Anderson, and a listener expresses frustration about her lack of second dates.
Christmas as a grown-up, plus the raw materials that can make our dreams come true, and a question about pleasing pressuring parents.
A discussion on how we give and receive love, plus Dr. Gary Chapman on the five love languages and singles, and a question about hearing the words “I love you.”
Thriving in a military marriage, plus The Money Couple with Christmas budgeting and shopping tips, and advice for dealing with rejection.
How guys process and show emotion, plus Patrick Morley on the making of men, and does sexual sin require a relational waiting period?
Balancing fashion with frugality, plus Debra Fileta encourages dating with God in mind, and a question about turning on the “sex switch” for marriage.
Creative ways to build friendships, plus Francis Chan on making disciples, and a question about sharing Jesus on a plane.
Examining the “ask once” dating rule at church, plus Tyler Sexton overcomes the limitations of Cerebral Palsy, and a question about dating across party lines.
The Boundless Show celebrates 300 episodes, plus Pastor Max Lucado on suffering, and a question about telling white lies at work.
Men who missionary date, plus Matt Chandler on mature Christianity, and a question about finding a qualified mother for your children.
How ROCK THE BODY 2013 challenged and changed us, plus an insider’s look at church singles ministry, and should you move out in preparation for marriage?
Fortysomething singles look back on their 20s, plus Kevin DeYoung tells us to slow down, and a listener wants advice on dating a widower.
How to open up without letting it all hang out, plus why real men don’t text, and a question about being friendly without becoming a "friendgirl."
Become one of your pastor’s power players, plus Mark Batterson asks us to go “all in,” and a roundup of ideas for encouraging your pastor throughout the year.
Giving with faith, not fear; plus why the how of giving means as much (or more) than the what, and a question about the bottom-line costs of running a church.
The many faces of children’s ministry, plus changing your church from within, and is there a way to bring 20-somethings back to church?
Ideas for doing effective small groups, plus Randy Pope on the value of church discipleship, and a college class wants curriculum suggestions.
Getting into the life of a local church, plus Mark Dever outlines the hallmarks of a healthy church, and should you switch churches to find more singles?
First-hand accounts of getting married in college, plus Paul Angone’s top tips for 20-somethings, and a request for resources on leading a relationship.
Working moms weigh the pros and cons of punching a clock, plus Alex McFarland answers our toughest questions about God, and a rape victim wants help in healing.
Balancing relationships with family and friends, plus a glimpse into the life of Lisa Anderson, and a question about persistent pursuit.
A girl’s guide to right relationships with men, plus Dr. Tony Evans defines a kingdom man, and a guy asks if being opposite or similar is better for marriage.
Self-described “underdogs” get into the dating game, plus insight on being a kingdom woman, and the balance between trusting God and searching for a mate.
The challenge to rest in our true identity, plus Tindell Baldwin’s quest for popularity, and a question about women reflecting the image of God.
Exploring the slippery slope of dating unbelievers, plus a challenge to give out of our excess, and a question about marriage between two non-Christians.
Listening to and loving gay family members, plus Joe Dallas on breaking the power of sexual sin, and a listener wants resources on women’s sexuality.
Questions and concerns from those who have never dated, plus a chat with singleton Joy Eggerichs, and a listener is frustrated that his life is in turmoil.
Celebrating time-tested marriages, plus Susan Mathis gives a countdown for couples, and can our listener withstand an awkward dating waiting period?
How divorce affects the way you date and marry, plus John Bishop on God as the perfect Father, and a listener’s concerns about dressing to attract a guy.
Putting our money under a microscope, plus Jerry Bridges’ advice for our generation, and a question about serving God as an attorney.
Insight on getting a second date, plus Dr. John Townsend teaches us how to trust again, and a listener with an STD needs dating wisdom.
The effects of childhood bullying, plus Ray Vander Laan on discipleship, and a question about engaging the LGBT community.
When your work schedule interferes with your life, plus leadership lessons from Catalyst’s Brad Lomenick, and a question about big-girl responsibilities.
Smartphone addicts confess, plus Ken and Joni Eareckson Tada’s tough marriage journey, and a listener wants advice on marrying someone with a chronic illness.
Boundless friends and influencers pray for us, plus Ryan and Josh Shook embrace their faith, and a listener needs help with her thought life.
Doing good in your community, plus journalist Jonathan Last on the population crisis, and a question about sharing a bed.
How friendship between singles and marrieds is possible, plus a single guy takes on a big vision for saving babies, and a listener wants help choosing a church.
Marrieds reflect on their short dating timelines, plus Tim Challies laments a TMI culture, and a listener wants a godly framework for physical intimacy.
When suffering invades the believer’s life, plus Tullian Tchividjian on God’s presence in our pain, and a listener asks if she’ll ever be able to trust again
Married couples share the critical qualities of a spouse, plus Dannah Gresh tells women to "get lost," and a young guy seeks balance as he prepares for marriage
When it’s time to end a friendship, plus working with screwed-up people, and a listener claims she’s tried it all, but is still single.
Navigating housing options as a single, plus Glenn Stanton argues against cohabitation, and a listener expresses frustration about her lack of second dates.
Preparing to provide for a family, plus how to discover your calling and a question about a freeloading roommate.
What it means to be Jesus' disciple, plus David Platt on his new book 'Follow Me' and a question about how to break up well.
Understanding our identity in different seasons, plus Mark Driscoll on how God sees us, and a question about vacationing in Las Vegas.
Parents speak into their kids' dating choices, plus Paul and Virginia Friesen embrace the role of mate screeners, and a question about dating an 18 year old.
Stories of financial blessing, plus a discussion of money “personalities," and a question about serving God when cash is scarce.
A challenge to love others intentionally and extravagantly this month, plus Margaret Feinberg on wonder, and a question about waiting on God’s timing.
Giving others authority in our lives, plus former Newsboys front man Peter Furler, and a question about revealing your sexual past.
Helping thinkers and feelers understand one another, plus Lysa TerKeurst on handling difficult emotions, and a question about responding to a girl's rejection.
An African-American couple beats the odds, plus Gary Thomas with strategies for finding a mate, and a question about entering marriage with a "roommate" mentality.
Why some men don't like church, plus Wess Stafford on the power to make or break others, and a question about Christian "nice guys."
Challenges men face in church today, plus Wess Stafford on our responsibility to add value to other human beings, and a question on "Christian nice guys."
Dealing with feelings of shame around singleness, plus Mark and Grace Driscoll on marriage, and a question about coping with loneliness.
Reflecting on what God taught us this year, plus Gary Thomas on understanding your spiritual temperament, and feedback on sharing a hotel room with the opposite sex.
When your date meets your family, plus comedian Michael Jr., and a question about parents’ influence in wedding decisions.
Reasons to give online dating a try, plus Chad Eastham on the truth about guys, and a question about age differences in dating.
Untangling the debate around women and work, plus motivation for taking on life's responsibilities, and a question about doing a long-distance DTR.
A discussion of singles’ eating habits, plus Shirley and Danae Dobson’s hospitality tips, and a question about having a gentle and quiet spirit.
Men share solid advice for honeymoon sex, plus the inspirational story of Nick Vujicic, and a question about pleasing God with pure motives.
How to make your dating experience both fun and intentional, plus The Bachelor Pastor, and a question about standing for sexual purity on online dating sites.
Why this U.S. election (and your vote) is critical, plus Focus president Jim Daly on loving those who disagree with us, and a question on the "rules" of dating.
The hopes and fears of women heading into the honeymoon, plus Dr. Juli Slattery straight-talks on wedding-night sex, and a question about taking a porn-filled past into marriage.
Giving love a chance (or four) in your 30s, plus pastor Steve DeWitt on tying the knot at age 44, and a question about how to know when you truly love someone.
Easy ways to fit mentoring into your life, plus Ted Kluck on discipling an ex-con, and a question about addressing issues in your parents' marriage.
Dealing with feelings of shame around singleness, plus Shaunti Feldhahn on communication barriers between the sexes, and a question about looking for a godly wife.
How our bloggers are setting and reaching goals, plus life coach Valorie Burton, and a listener confesses hating her dad.
How we spend, save and give our money, plus Randy Alcorn on a biblical view of money, and a question about tithing when your parents oppose it.
Part two of our behind the scenes look at The Boundless Show, plus an interview with Gary and Norma Smalley, and a question about ending the sexual aspect of a dating relationship.
Behind-the-scenes look at The Boundless Show, plus Ron Deal talks about dating and the single parent, and a question about relationship advice for the divorced.
The results of The Boundless Show's listener survey, plus Kevin DeYoung on holiness, and a question about desiring one's dating partner more than God.
What makes a girl "hot," plus understanding God's design for femininity, and a listener asks if texting a guy can be done without leading him on.
What makes a guy "hot," plus discovering the root cause of sex addiction, and a question about our culture's portrayal of men.
Preparing young men to lead families, plus Dr. Meg Jay on why the 20s is adulthood’s most important decade, and a question about maximizing your time and money.
Understanding and embracing death as a Christian, plus Randy Alcorn on heaven, and a question about getting over a broken relationship.
Conflict within marriage, plus Greg and Erin Smalley on preparation during engagement and a question on an engaged couple communicating better.
Current views on dating, plus Justin Buzzard talks about dating after marriage, and a question on deep conversations before marriage.
Thriving in a cross-cultural marriage, plus Dr. Scott Todd on ending extreme poverty, and a question about the probability of marriage on the mission field.
Research findings on Millennials entering the workforce, plus Jon Acuff on finding an ideal job fit, and a question about dealing with a difficult boss.
A history of dating and courtship, plus Ian and Larissa Murphy's marriage triumph, and a question about expectations for marrying a virgin.
Getting off the hamster wheel of life, plus Michael Ross on the importance of engaging Scripture, and a question about befriending a guy who has a girlfriend.
What to do when your dad's dead or out of your life, plus the making of men, and a question about exhibiting manhood as a "nice guy."
A guy's responsibility in a girl's struggle with lust, plus hip-hop artist Flame, and a question about leading a guy on.
Letting God pick your future spouse, plus the Smalleys on reverse engineering your marriage, and a question about dating after being widowed.
The latest from the Boundless bloggers, plus profiles of major league baseball's men of faith, and a question about Christian "nice guys."
Life as a pastor's kid, plus Tim Willard on getting burned by the church, and a question about dating a pastor's daughter.
Moms at home and at work, plus Darlene Brock on moms raising daughters, and a question about maintaining friendships over the miles.
Praying for marriage, plus Dr. David Jeremiah on prophecy and prayer, and a question about doing devotions as a dating couple.
Abusive dating relationships, plus Wess Stafford on the power to make or break others, and a question on addressing an abusive past while dating.
Loving those with special needs, plus getting inside the head of Mark Driscoll, and a question about coping with loneliness.
Letting God shape your career through ups and downs, plus professional drummer Zoro, and a question about Greek life in college.
Sharing Christ within your family, plus Jud Wilhite on living out the Gospel in Las Vegas, and a question about unequally-yoked dating.
Using your gifts for creative ministry, plus Aaron Stern on church planting, and a question about spending time with non-Christians.
Moving an online relationship into the real world, plus music artists Shane and Shane, and a question about opposite-sex friendships.
Men and the art of competitive dating, plus Dr. Russell Moore answers a guy's fears about not being married yet.
The family you marry into, plus folk artist JJ Heller, and a question about the importance of proper grammar in online dating.
Catching up with Steve and Candice Watters, plus an interview with David Platt and a question about teenagers in love.
Single women adopting, plus part two of Tim Goeglein's story of life in the White House, and a question about career defining one's self-worth.
Speaking truth winsomely, plus an insider's look at the White House with Tim Goeglein, and a question about standing against same-sex marriage.
Valentine's Day expectations, plus an interview with CCM artist Michael O'Brien, and a question about keeping dating both fun and intentional.
Stories of growing up as a missionary kid, plus an interview with singer-songwriter Sara Groves, and a question about race in church.
Why some men don't like church, plus Jefferson Bethke on Jesus vs. religion, and a question about reconciling Catholic and Protestant differences in dating.
The latest pro-life news, plus one woman's abortion story, and a question about relationship doubts and second thoughts.
A "Bachelor" fascination, plus Mark and Grace Driscoll on marriage, and a question about infatuation.
Making relational resolutions for the new year, plus Andy Stanley on "Love, Sex and Dating" and a question on a friend's unbelieving fiancé.
Highlights from some of this year's best show segments, plus Joe Wheeler reads two Christmas stories from his Christmas in My Heart collection.
Navigating family time during the holidays, plus a discussion on life's interruptions with Priscilla Shirer, and a question about a prodigal brother.
Breaking bad relationship patterns, plus Rebecca St. James and a question about gaining confidence around guys.
Pets and relationships, plus Michael Smalley on compatibility in marriage, and a question on dating someone who's divorced.
Celebrating 200 episodes of The Boundless Show, plus Andy Stanley on enemies of the heart, and a question about crossing from "liking" to dating.
Weathering relational rejection, plus reggae artist Dominic Balli and a question about recovering from a breakup.
Hugging etiquette, plus an interview with psychologist Dr. Dan Allender and a question on fantasizing about married sex.
How our life stories influence others, plus one woman's journey through abuse and deception, and a question about sexual boundaries.
Young adults caring for orphans and widows, plus an adoptive family's story and a listener asks about the potential fallout of an unplanned pregnancy.
Men and their love of superheroes, plus the power of confessional living and a question about being desensitized to pornography.
Our favorite pastors, plus living an intentional life and a question about the attention of older men at church.
A panel of 30-something brides share their stories, plus later-in-life pregnancy and a question about the benefits of marrying older.
The transition from parent to friend, plus the Annie Moses Band and a question about a dad's influence on choosing a spouse.
Entertainment's effect on our worldview, plus Ben Davies from the movie "Courageous" and a question about making a dating relationship an idol.
Thriving in the face of disease and disability, plus finding love after loss and a question about disclosing health concerns in a dating relationship.
Your online dating questions answered, plus relationship experts Les and Leslie Parrott and a question on a mom’s disapproval of dating online.
Standing strong in a storm of competing worldviews, plus a question on when to speak truth on a potentially divisive topic.
Life in the working world, plus an exploration of “calling” and a question about maximizing your gifts in marriage.
This week, walk with us through the college experience.
A newlywed couple shares stories from both sides of the wedding ring, plus an interview with marriage expert Paul Tripp and a question on dealing with Dad in a courtship.
Characteristics of leaders, plus an interview with Dan Dumas and Randy Stinson on biblical manhood and a question about spiritual leadership.
A survey of our convictions and compromises, plus the Duggar family and a question about bachelor parties.
Favorite outdoor pastimes, plus an interview with Max Lucado and a round-up of this summer’s blockbuster films.
The possibility of financial freedom, plus how America’s Millennials will have to pay our national debt, and a listener asks if a college education is worth the money.
Broken engagements, plus Lisa Velthouse on Craving Grace and a question about pushing male mentorship.
Navigating social situations and friendships, plus an interview on relational intelligence and a question about moving things along online.
Expectations for marriage, plus Ted Cunningham on his new book Young and in Love and a question about envy.
What a dad wants, plus advice for those anticipating fatherhood and a question about recovering from a “man ban.”
A discussion of life’s milestones, plus an interview with H.B. London and a question about marriage readiness.
A panel of girls discusses (almost) all things female, plus an interview with Rachel Lee Carter and a question about the testimonies of Christian artists.
Help for fighting spiritual battles, plus an interview with Gary Smalley and Ted Cunningham about conflict in relationships and a question about Christ’s return.
Men talk about what makes a man, plus an interview with Joe White and John Thomas answers a question about showing attraction appropriately.
Thoughts on attracting the opposite sex, plus an interview with two-time Grammy nominee Mandisa and a question about low self-esteem.
Building a strong relationship with your mom, plus Suzanne Venker and Phyllis Schlafly on the flipside of feminism and a question about infatuation.
The benefits of marriage, plus an interview with New York Times bestselling author Lori Gottlieb and a question about compatibility.
Quarrels among Christians, plus an interview with The Museum and a question about dating new believers.
A discussion of stewarding our time, plus Bill and Pam Farrel on being sharpened as a single and a question on where to live after getting married.
Part two of our singles panel answering your questions, plus an interview with pro surfer Bethany Hamilton and a question on the gender of God.
A discussion of young adults in the church today, plus concerns about Rob Bell's Love Wins and a question regarding defending your faith on campus.
Make your wedding ceremony meaningful but not distracting, plus pre-wedding straight talk for guys and a question on opposite-sex roommates.
Learn how you can break the cycle of divorce in your family, plus stupid things people do for love and a question on when to call it quits.
A panel answers your questions on singleness, plus Rebecca St. James on her engagement and a question on getting a guy's attention.
Discover the benefits of taking risks, plus help for overcoming money myths that keep Christians broke and a question about making friends.
Dr. John Trent reveals the power of blessing others, plus Craig Groeschel on honoring spiritual leaders and a question about dating someone's ex.
The ins and outs of celebrity crushes, plus tips for changing our culture and a question about helping men step into leadership.
How to become more dateable, plus the one thing no one ever tells you about sex and a question from a guy who wonders if guys and girls can be "just friends."
Rival fans talk about the big game, plus CCM favorite Brandon Heath and a question from a guy about wanting marriage while looking for work.
Keeping tabs on our possessions, plus Anita Lustrea's "What Women Tell Me" and a question about sexual dreams.
Job hunting tips in a bad economy, plus the latest on Focus' life and justice efforts, and a question about pursuing a guy online.
The purpose of trials, plus an interview with Haiti quake survivor Dan Woolley and a question about waiting for a guy's faith.
Ringing in the new year, plus Emerson Eggerichs on respecting men, and a listener has trouble respecting her pastor.
Part two of our roundup of this year's shows!
A "listen back" at this year's podcast episodes!
Dealing with family drama during the holidays, plus a heartwarming Christmas tale and a question about dating someone with a sexual past.
Being a Christian in tough places, plus Matthew West and a question about dating a father figure.
Prioritizing what's important at Christmas, plus "Going All The Way" with pastor Craig Groeschel, and Candice is back to answer a listener question about parenting styles.
Adoption journeys for several young adults, plus American Idol songwriter Regie Hamm and a question about interracial dating.
A discussion of the "hot topics" on which Christians disagree, plus an interview with bestselling author Gabe Lyons and a question about codependency.
Advice we'd give our younger selves, plus a historic Veteran's Day speech, and dating interdenominationally.
Part two of Aaron and Blythe's story, plus a glimpse into Aaron's album, Far Beyond Rescue, and Candice is back for the Inbox!
A discussion of Halloween, the Reformation and dealing with post-wedding blues make up this week's eclectic show.
The idea of finding "the one," how to go about building intimate mentorships in a new church, plus Chris Seay.
The issue of insecurity and how to move forward into confidence, and Bob Waliszewski about current movies, plus a question about kissing.
Pastors share their perspective on young adults in the church, plus Caedmon's Call and helping an online dater set boundaries.
Favorite books, a lesson in suffering and boundaries in parent/adult child relationships are the focus of this week's podcast.
Our panel of women share thoughts on being asked out, plus country artist Guy Penrod and a question on education costs for future stay-at-home moms.
Lisa and a panel of guys knock out the "Is he gonna ask me out?" question, plus an interview with Gary Thomas, and when to reveal your past in a relationship.
Lisa shares her thoughts on Boundless moving forward, then interviews Catalyst organizers and listens in as a Focus counselor helps a girl navigate her fear of needles.
Do women want security? We discuss this plus Jimmy Needham's latest album and the Christian vs. non-Christian friend conundrum on this week's show.
David and Brodie Wheaton share the story of their 32-year path to marriage, plus sociologist Christian Smith and the "classy vs. trashy" debate.
How can a guy initiate without being overbearing? We discuss this, plus an interview with Thabiti Anyabwile and a question on getting over the girl on this week's show.
Is marrying in a year even wise? Hear our discussion, plus an interview with CCM artist Andrew Peterson and some frank insight on depression.
Lisa recaps her European vacation, talks to a sex therapist and gets insight on what it means to "build men."
Introducing our summer interns, plus activist Zach Hunter, and a question about "pulling a Ruth" long-distance.
A young woman wants to know what she can do to help a date happen so she can help make marriage happen.
A young woman asks for advice on how to respond honorably to her believing dad who is dating a unbeliever.
When Kristen Jane Anderson was 17 years old she decided to take her own life and jumped in-front of a 33 car freight train.
So men, let's all just give up and relegate ourselves to computer programming, auto shops, construction sites and deep sea fishing.
What if the guy you love didn't plan some elaborate, romantic marriage proposal? Featured musical artist: Reilly
Do you have a list? You know, that wish list of characteristics you want in a spouse? My wife did. But...
Do you live radically for Christ? If not, Pastor David Platt has a message for you.
In God's sovereignty, you are where you are. But what if you want to be married and the pool of good Christian men is just small?
An insiders perspective on the future of Boundless, and an interview with a guy who married young, plus a question about dating a divorcee.
Every healthy dating relationship comes to a point of decision where you either move forward or break up. And it's not always easy to figure out which direction to go.
Being too hard on guys, and Shaunti Feldhahn on her book The Male Factor, plus a question about attraction.
Honoring your father and mother, an interview with Christian rapper Lecrae and a question about sibling rivalry.
A semester at the Focus Leadership Institute, an interview with Alex and Brett Harris, plus what's hot in a guy.
What to do with beauty, an interview with Ron Luce of Teen Mania Ministries, plus a question asking if it's wrong to be pretty.
How men can facilitate godly community, an interview with Switchfoot and a question about waiting for your boyfriend to propose.
Dating a woman who makes more than you, an interview with Austin Carty of Survivor: Panama, plus a question about the "new guy" feeding frenzy.
Living at home, an interview with Keith and Kristen Getty, and a question about where are all the Christian women.
Singles needing help, an interview with TobyMac, and a question about love at first sight.
Singles and babysitting, Jeff Buchanan discusses Day of Dialogue, and a question about college students and marriage.
Lisa Anderson at NRB, plus an interview with Dr. Albert Mohler, and a question about dating an uneducated man.
The Boundless survey results, plus an interview with a guy who overcame his addiction to porn, and a question about marrying someone with kids.
Bromances, plus Chantel Hobbs' story of weight loss, and a question about having a DTR with your friend's boyfriend.
Valentine's Day to-do list, plus Steve and Candice Watters discuss searching for a mate and a question about breaking up.
Focus' Super Bowl ad, plus an interview with Kevin Massey of "Little House on the Prairie The Musical," and a question on not loving your significant other.
Facebook etiquette, plus Pastor Bob Thune on singles serving in the church, and a question about friendship between men and women.
Super Bowl, plus abortion survivor Gianna Jessen, and a question about getting married too soon.
Blogging, plus Joshua Harris on Dug Down Deep, and a question on a mother's racism.
Christmas vacation highlights, plus Dr. Russell Moore, and a question about a non-believer showing interest in you.
Setting goals, plus Mark Batterson of National Community Church, and a question about being a bridesmaid.
Part 2 of our 100th episode celebration
Celebrating our 100th episode with listeners calling in.
Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holiday, plus Michael and Julie Johnson from Future Marriage University, and a question about dating someone in a different spiritual weightclass.
The desire for marriage, plus Christian band The Sonflowerz, and a question about what you need to know about a guy before dating.
Thanksgiving dinner, plus Ellie Kay author of Living Rich for Less, and a question about divorcee dating dilemmas.
Do-it-yourself home projects, the art of manliness, and a question about letting a man lead in a relationship.
Being intentional as we approach Thanksgiving and Christmas, plus The Screwtape Letters, and a question about purity rings and wedding rings.
Dr. Dobson leaving the daily broadcast, plus The Screwtape Letters, and a question about getting rejected all the time.
Our favorite memories of toys growing up, plus an interview with Phil Vischer, and a question about a boyfriend who doesn't want children.
The temptation of road rage, plus an interview with Phil Vischer, and a question about asking a girl out for dinner.
Reporting on Catalyst 2009 in Atlanta, plus an interview with KJ-52, and a question about being attracted to other women.
Appreciating our pastors, plus Kay Hymowitz on emerging adulthood, and a question on how far women should go to look good.
Does Jesus need PR, plus biblical divorce and remarriage, and a question about being too self-sufficient.
Church retreats, plus Dr. Dominic Aquila on biblical divorce and remarriage, and a question about becoming a nagging wife.
TV, plus George W. Bush impersonator John Morgan, and a question about a long-distance relationship.
Car woes, plus American Idol contestant Phil Stacey, and a question about spiritual leadership in dating.
Reel Discernment movie reviews, plus Kevin DeYoung explains why he loves the church, and a question about pursuing a woman.
Confronting sin, CCM band Rush of Fools, and a question about blessing your newly married friends.
The highlights of our summer, plus CCM artist John Waller, and a question about intentionality in relationships.
The importance of community, plus Third Day's Mac Powell, and a question about liking a girl who already has a boyfriend.
A discussion of A Girl's Guide to Marrying Well, plus an interview with Phil and Heather Joel, and a question about a fiance's ties to his mom.
Lisa interviews music industry artists Molly Jenson and Mark Joseph, and Southern Gospel great Bill Gaither.
Rebecca St. James and Evie Tornquist Karlsson talk about music and mentorship, and Jeremy Camp shares his musical beginnings.
Camp counselor, plus Mark Regnerus author of Forbidden Fruit, and a question about fantasizing about your wedding night.
Taking control of technology, plus Brett and Alex Harris on The Rebelution, and a question about parents saying wait to marry.
Honeymooners drop by for a visit, plus Glenn Packiam discusses Secondhand Jesus, and a question about working the night shift.
The joys and sorrows of hiking, plus Donna Freitas on her book Sex and the Soul, and a question about knowing if he's the one.
Age differences in relationships, plus musician Jeff Caylor, and a question about a guy who can't make up his mind.
Being a good groomsman or bridesmaid, an interview with Dr. Albert Mohler, plus a question from a girl who asks if she needs to worry about beauty if she's called to celibacy.
Boundless joins Twitter, plus Carolyn Leutwiler on Singleness Redefined, and a question about one's neighbors' thin walls.
Summertime hospitality, plus musical artists Everlife, and the scoop on A Girl's Guide to Marrying Well.
Sex and violence in movies, plus Gary Thomas on Holy Available, and a question about pick-up lines.
Three Truths and a Lie roundtable, plus Kevin DeYoung on Just Do Something, and a question about making new friends.
Spring love, summer blockbusters, and a question about a church segregating the singles.
Miss California Carrie Prejean, plus an interview with Kevin DeYoung about discerning God's will, and a question about going too deep too fast.
Testimony roundtable, an interview with Lisa's mom, plus Dave Stott talks about the award-winning Drive Thru History.
Life-changing testimonies, an interview with Michael W. Smith and a conversation with Lisa's mom.
Dating Q&A, plus Tony Perkins president of the Family Research Council, and a question about getting married in college.
Your questions on dating answered, plus Jonny Diaz and entertainment standards for men vs. women.
Integrity in the workplace, plus Christian classics with Tim Challies, and a question about "staking a claim" on a guy.
March Madness, a discussion of singles group dynamics and dating, and a question about margin.
Dr. Dobson steps down as board chairman, Keith Mohr talks about independent music and the Inbox solves the engagement ring dilemma.
The second half of a discussion on women and singleness, plus Al Mohler on new media and a discussion on marrying in a bad economy.
Juli Slattery discusses women and singleness, plus cultivating friendship despite disagreements and a question about best friends being roommates.
An Academy Awards preview, stewardship discussion and advice on handling the "baby" talk.
Valentine's Day dos and don'ts, plus The Sonflowerz and a discussion of gift registries.
The Boundless Show celebrates one year of podcasting along with a discussion on stepfamilies and merging finances in marriage.
The tension between old and new media, plus Todd and Angie Smith (of Selah and Bring the Rain), and a question asking if it's too late for love.
Inauguration of our 44th United States President, plus pornography's destruction, and a question about alcohol.
Defending the unborn, fighting against sex trafficking and a guy who doesn't think he's attractive enough.
Spiritual compatibility, plus John Thomas on trusting God when geography is involved, and a question about pursuing a girl.
New Year's resolutions, plus Chantel Hobbs on her book Never Say Diet, and a question about love beyond just looks.
Christmas favorites, an interview with Mark Hall of Casting Crowns, and a question about a friend who is prettier, perkier and more outgoing.
Loving hurting people, plus Bob Waliszewski of Plugged In, and a question about dating a younger man.
The importance of community in moving toward marriage, plus Carolyn McCulley on Radical Womanhood, and a question about Christmas gifts.
Committed to purity, living and growing through tough stuff, and a question on opposite-sex office relationships.
Thanksgiving, Mark Hall from Casting Crowns, and a question about how long to date before marrying.
Being intentional in dating, plus Gary Thomas on finding God's will, and a question on holding onto a buddy relationship.
A Guy's Guide to Marrying Well, plus Gary Thomas on the critical decade for men as they think about tying the knot, and a question about taking on commitments.
The U.S. election and a question about the challenges of leaving home.
Halloween, plus Bob Waliszewski's movie roundup, and a question about how Christians can discuss the election and share differing opinions with others.
The U.S. presidential election, plus Bebo Norman, and a question about good reasons to leave a church.
"Meeting the parents" for the first time, plus the global population debate, and a question about adoption vs. biological children.
Defending the unborn, wise money management, and a question about making time for spouse-hunting.
Understanding your personality type, plus Nancy Leigh DeMoss and Dannah Gresh on Lies Young Women Believe, and a question about engagement.
Facebook, plus an interview with Brandon Heath, and a question about sharing financial burdens as a dating couple.
The history of Boundless, plus J. Budziszewski (aka Professor Theophilus) and celebrating Boundless' 10th anniversary.
Consumerism and transience in churches, plus an interview with CCM band Leeland, and a question about one's weight.
Choosing a church, lesson from childhood, and a question about sleepovers.
The pros and cons of marrying young, cast and crew of Fireproof, and a question about intellectual compatibility.
The art of flirting, plus Tom Minnery author of Why You Can't Stay Silent, and a question about mentoring today's dating couples.
Working in a secular environment, putting Scripture to music, and a question about marrying in college.
How to land the job, Olympian Eli Bremer, living outside your own self-absorption, and a question asking if Boundless' advice is idealistic.
How to interview well, Bob Waliszewski on The Dark Knight, pursuing your highest aspirations without fear, and a question about making conversation.
Building friendships marked by mutual support, why Kevin DeYoung isn't emergent, and a question about having never dated.
What makes a person successful, Glenn Packiam on living out your faith in everyday life, plus a question about best friends.
Our culture's emasculation of men, Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl," the roles of men and women, and a question about being emotionally married.
Being a 39-year-old single, plus David Wheaton author of University of Destruction, and a question if Christian men experience more pressure to marry than non-Christians.
Division of labor in marriage, Plugged In's Bob Waliszewski talks about the summer movies, being single, and a question about preparing for marriage.
Sex and singles, Casting Crowns, a critical spirit, and a question about being attracted to a lot of women.
Finding your spiritual gifts, a review of Sex and the City, and a question about too little intimacy before marriage.
Alex and Brett Harris do hard things, "The Theology of the Body," making decisions, and a question about being both a Christian and practicing homosexual.
Joshua Harris, plus Mark Dever on getting into the Word of God, Al Mohler, and a question on how to find a solid, Bible-believing-and-preaching church.
Breaking up well, recent movies, and a question about lack of attraction.
Keeping a quiet time and an interview with Joel Rosenberg about the end times.
Dilemmas in dating, Facing the Giants, and a question about seeking God rather than marriage.
Transitioning into adulthood, recent movies, nice guys, and when to stick your nose into your friend's relationship.
Young men speak about online dating, Focus on the Family President Jim Daly shares his testimony, and disclosing a past struggle with pornography.
eHarmony's hedonistic ways, Ben Stein's new movie Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, taming the tongue, and setting boundaries.
Transitioning from college to career, the emergent church, and online dating mavens.
Trends in mass culture, marriage expectations and myths, and taking on the responsibilities of marriage.
When to settle, new movie releases, and myths about sexual confusion.
Easter, the benefits of serving in ways that stretch your comfort zone, and a question about missions or marriage.
Being conformed to the image of Christ, having faith like a child, and a question about video games.
Young women discuss online dating, plus an interview with Salvador, and a question about trusting God with one's earning potential.
The many paths people take in their careers, growing up a pastor's kid, and what to do when your parents don't approve of your significant other.
Stereotypes some people have about singles and a question about differences in preferences of worship styles.
Cliques within the church, Juno the movie, and a question about being addicted to explicit romance novels.
Celebrating or dreading Valentine's Day, women's power over men, and a question about finding your soul mate.
Ambiguous pseudo-relationships, Candice Watters about her book Get Married: What Women Can Do to Help it Happen, and a question about Internet addiction.
Do single men have an obligation to pursue the single women in their church? And do single women have an obligation to say yes?
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