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Man Enough to Be Real With Other Men

Man Enough to Be Yourself With Other Men

Jun 16, 2014|Joshua Rogers

If we want to be real men, we'll take the risk of being the real us in front of other guys.

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Wisdom for Friendship, Part 2

Wisdom for Friendship, Part 2

Nov 11, 2013|Candice Watters

Learn why counter-intuitive, counter-cultural friendships are possible and why they're so glorious.

Wisdom for Friendship

Wisdom for Friendship, Part 1

Nov 04, 2013|Candice Watters

Friendship is a huge part of life when you're single. Let's see what Scripture has to say about it.

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Good Busyness

Good Busyness

Oct 14, 2013|Kevin DeYoung

Sometimes being a friend, or just being a Christian, means a lot of time-consuming, burden-bearing, gloriously busy, and wildly inefficient work.

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Taking Sides

Taking Sides

Aug 12, 2013|Candice Gage

While conflict can be an opportunity to grow, we too often let our passions get the best of us.

Talk to Me

Talk to Me: Encouraging Authentic Relationships

Jun 24, 2013|Janel Breitenstein

How to feed the kind of relationships where people feel secure enough to be vulnerable

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I Got An iPhone Infection

I Got an iPhone Infection

May 06, 2013|Joshua Rogers

My iPhone had grown on me — literally. It was attached to my hand, clinging to me like a localized infection I didn't want to cure.

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How to Fight Well

How to Fight Well

Fighting in a godly way creates space for the next conflict to be successful.

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Facing Insecurity, Finding Friendship

Nov 28, 2012|Joshua Rogers

Discover why self-absorbed insecurity is the enemy of healthy relationships.

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The Hindrance of a Hint

Jun 29, 2012|Carolyn McCulley

Indirect communication fuels the frustration many singles have with the opposite sex.

How Would Jesus Date?

How Would Jesus Date?

Jun 27, 2012|Gary Thomas

While Jesus never dated, He did have friends. And His friendships reveal the nature of His relationships in such a way that we can imagine how He would date.

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Where Have the Men Gone?

Jan 25, 2012|David Murrow

The way we raised boys in the faith 20 years ago eliminated many of the men Christian women would love to date today.

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Your Friendgirl Deserves Better

Your Friendgirl Deserves Better

Jan 11, 2012|Joshua Rogers

If you’re one of those guys who is passively encouraging a single woman to waste her time on you when you’re not romantically interested, then it’s time for one of the most important breakups of your life.

Boy Crazy

Developing healthy relationships with the opposite sex is beneficial whether you're dating or waiting.

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  • |Roundtable


    Dec 01, 2011 | Jennifer Scheck and Martha Krienke
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Sep 08, 2011|Renee Fisher

Five tips to embrace real-life relationships more than the carbon-copy versions we see online


Aug 24, 2011|Courtney Reissig

Does it matter how you interact with the opposite sex at work?

Handling Homesickness

Aug 16, 2011|Becky Castle Miller

Nine tips to keep in mind before you move, when you arrive and the days that follow.

Please Open My Door

Aug 11, 2011|Dana Ryan

Feminists who get offended when men open doors for them confuse chivalry with chauvinism.

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Friends and Proverbs

Jul 01, 2011|David Barshinger

Companions don’t always make good friends. David noticed the difference in Proverbs — and in his life.

Take Initiative

Jun 30, 2011|Lynne M. Baab

How to love the people with whom we are friends or with whom we might start a friendship

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The Pain of Loneliness

Jun 29, 2011|Tim Challies

Is all our texting, Facebooking and emailing bringing us closer to people or creating barriers to authentic communication?

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  • |Roundtable

    Girl Talk[40:04]

    Jun 02, 2011 | Amie Adams,Polly Petro,Martha Krienke,Denise Moriss and Suzanne Gosselin

What's a Girl to Do?

Jun 01, 2011|Elisabeth Adams

How women can end the gender war

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  • |Roundtable

    Guy Talk[34:19]

    May 19, 2011 | Anthony Ashley,Andrew Hess,Matt Ehersman,Matt Davis and Mike Halsmith
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What's Right With Men

May 17, 2011|Elisabeth Adams

Seeing God's image in the men He made

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Practice Non-Random Acts of Kindness

A random act of kindness, though it may deliver a quick high, has little potential for furthering relationships or building the kingdom. Deliberate acts of kindness, on the other hand....

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Mentor Series: Mentoring

Feb 25, 2011|Paul Stanley

What is "mentoring" and how can you get a mentoring relationship started?

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  • |Roundtable

    Somebody to Love[37:02]

    Feb 17, 2011 | Martha Krienke,Thomas Voss,Kevin McCreary,Carrie Kintz and Adam Holz
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A Time to Weep

Jan 14, 2011|Loren Eaton

When tragedy strikes our friends, we usually try to cheer them up or comfort them. We could do better, though, just to grieve right along with them.

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Buried Treasure: The Adventure of Staying Put

Aug 12, 2010|Andrew Peterson

It doesn't take long to realize that if you're just passing through, people will only give you passing interest.

An Introvert Goes to Church

Jul 30, 2010|Rachel Starr Thomson

In many ways, the church is an extroverts' world. So for introverts to be effective in ministry and get more out of church, it takes some creative thinking.

Facing Criticism

Apr 22, 2010|Brett Harris

Our goal as Christians is not to avoid getting into trouble. It's also not to try to get into trouble. Our goal is to get into the right kind of trouble.

Friends Beyond Marriage, Part 2

Making the transition when one of you gets married can be tricky, but it's totally worth it.

Friends Beyond Marriage, Part 1

Making the transition when one of you gets married can be tricky, but it's totally worth it.

What's So Funny?

Jan 20, 2010|Jenny Schroedel

The more I explore the topic of humor, the more slippery the subject becomes.  

You Dirty Dear Rat

Jan 15, 2010|James Tonkowich

I pray that one day my friends will say, "Thank you for being such a Rat."  

Stop Going to Church

Nov 03, 2009|Jonathan Dodson

We spend just enough time "at church" to be religious, but nowhere near enough time to be family.

Quarantining a Generation

Churches are striving to keep young people coming, but their methods may be keeping young people away from what's best about church.

Mentoring Myths

Aug 26, 2009|Candice Watters

There are some misunderstandings out there about mentoring. Let's clear them up.

Life. Support.

Aug 18, 2009|Brenna Kate Simonds

In spite of iPhones and Facebook, we're more disconnected than ever. It's time to make some offline friends.

Designer Church

In a consumer culture, it's easy to lose sight of what the church is for.

Facing up to Facebook

Mar 11, 2009|Jenny Schroedel

Hmm, I wonder, what exactly is happening to my brain?

The Dangerous Beauty of Friendship

Friendship can be an enemy, a seduction of the mind lying beyond the reach of investigation. Or not.

Fearless Fellowship

Feb 04, 2009|Elisabeth Adams

When I see His work in His people, I see God.

Your Best Life Later

Jan 07, 2009|Carolyn McCulley

Gangstas, out-of-wedlock pregnancy, sugar packets — ah, the things that come up in mentoring relationships.

Behind the Mask

Nov 20, 2008|George Halitzka

If you want to know and be known, try practicing forgiveness, integrity, humility and community.

Fight Club

Aug 22, 2008|Jonathan Dodson

Satan is set against us. He wants to devour us by provoking our flesh, by tempting us to sin. But we can fight back.

Girls Need Girls

Sometimes, a boy just isn't good enough.

No Man Is An Island

Feb 21, 2008|Nathan Zacharias

A movie, a broken relationship and a pig reveal important principles about friendship.

Involuntary Community

Feb 08, 2008|Tim Challies

You know how great it is to customize every feature on your computer, how cool it is to personalize every option? Yeah, church isn't like that at all.

The Gift of Presence

Oct 25, 2007|Jenny Schroedel

We don't have to spend our time skipping along the surface of life, missing out on the richness of engaging deeply with those around us.

Friendship Among Women

Aug 09, 2007|Jenny Schroedel

Insights into how to cultivate and appreciate friendships.

Communities That Heal

Communities That Heal

May 10, 2007|Jenny Schroedel

Despite the real risks that life in community might pose, healthy communities will ultimately give more than they take away.

Men and Friendship

Apr 19, 2007|Thabiti Anyabwile

Without meaningful friendships, we're more vulnerable than we think.

Does God's Nature Affect Our Fights?

Oct 05, 2006|David Barshinger

The church today is filled with diversity, which often breeds conflict. The Trinity may provide us the key to resolution.  

Mere Accountability

Sep 21, 2006|Jonathan Dodson

Need serious help overcoming sin? Nothing works as well as brotherly, God-honoring accountability.

Bonhoeffer's Sacrificial Love

Feb 09, 2006|Ben Domenech

Nazi-era theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer inspires us to love, to the point of discomfort and even death.  

Solace from Silence: Comforting the Bereaved

Oct 13, 2005|Jenny Schroedel

After a death occurs, there are no perfect words. Perhaps the most loving response is a willingness to linger with our bereaved friend beside their loss.

Evasive Maneuvers

Sep 01, 2005|Matt Kaufman

Sometimes it’s harder to deal with sins in our loved ones' lives than with sin in our own.

Sophomore Smackdown

Jan 27, 2005|John Thomas

Some people learn to boldly take initiative from everyday occurances. Others learn it on a skateboard at the top of a dry waterslide.

Escaping Envy

Oct 21, 2004|Jenny Schroedel

Why anyone who's serious about friendship will do what it takes to put down jealousy.


Sep 23, 2004|J. Budziszewski

When Laura visits her parents' church she feels uncomfortable. Shouldn't she find a place more like her student fellowship group?

After the Fact: Healing from a Friend’s Suicide

Jun 12, 2003|Jenny Schroedel

How do you deal with a tragedy? Here’s some advice from people who’ve been there.

Lighting the Way: Being There for Your Suicidal Friend

May 08, 2003|Jenny Schroedel

Sometimes you can't see suicide coming. Sometimes you can -- and sometimes you can stop it.

The Book on Togetherness

Mar 27, 2003|Tim McIntosh

A review of Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Life Lessons: What My Mentors Taught Me

Mar 13, 2003|Candice Watters

College is a great time to learn lessons that aren't on the syllabus.

That's Just Grandpa

Feb 06, 2003|Steve Watters

A new way of looking at those super-spiritual types in our lives.

Lessons in Grace

Oct 03, 2002

No one can hurt you like a friend can. But Christina learned how to forgive; she took a lesson from the Master.

My Life as an Alien

May 16, 2002|Dana Norton

What do you do when Christians around you act just like the rest of the world? Stay the course.

Just for Freshmen

Sep 27, 2001|Laurel Robinson

If you ever feel like your new friendships are less than ideal, you're not alone. But it's not all bad, either.

Old-Church Burnout

Jan 01, 2001|J. Budziszewski

No one's perfect. So why are we surprised when churches follow suit? Once you realize the body's failings, what should you do?

My Surrogate Family

Jun 07, 2000|Sarah E. Hinlicky

Leaving your family behind to go to college can be traumatic. But the friendships you form go a long way to fill the gap.

Clean Living on Campus

Dec 02, 1999|Clem Boyd

Ever tire of the party scene on campus? A housing alternative may be just what you're longing for.

Journey to the Edge of Night

Jul 08, 1999|J. Budziszewski

When Don's roommate turns on him, Don turns to Theophilus for some advice.


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