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Where’s Your Motivation to Marry, Guys?

Over the past week, I’ve spoken with two attractive, gifted single women about the headaches of dating. Both of these women have great jobs here at Focus on the Family, are fun to be with and have a lot to offer in the roles they’d love to play some da …

Single-Parent Adoption?

  Kids do best when they have both a mother and father caring for them, of course, but what about single adults who have a heart for kids and are interested in adoption? Should they really consider adopting a child? If they have a strong sense tha …

Sick and Alone

Being sick when you’re single is no fun. You’re wishing someone would bring you soup, run to the store for medicine, or just watch TV with you. But some see sickness as an opportunity to read Scripture and lean on the Lord. Viewing sickness as an oppor …

Church Search 101

  “What do I look for in a church?” At the risk of sounding incredibly simplistic, I would say it’s expositional preaching. Seven years ago when I had to leave Capitol Hill Baptist Church because of a move, I asked Pastor Mark Dever what I should …

Made to Believe

  Why do people believe in God? Following several decades of research on the topic, anthropologist and atheist Scott Atran is saying that humans seem to be hard-wired to believe. The New York Times article reports: He had received a doctorate in a …

Church Membership

  We published an article this morning that, in effect, encourages our readers to find and join a church. Not just attend regularly, but to go through the membership process and formally become a member of that congregation. Pastor Mark Dever, who …

The Death of a Friend

  My roommate Mike would come home at the end of the day, and inevitably he would talk about Libby, a beautiful godly young woman from church. She was different, and he was intent on winning her heart. And doing it the right way. She was worth it. …

The Secret to Wilberforce’s Success

  I also had the opportunity to see Amazing Grace this weekend. And, like Steve, I was pleased with the spiritual content. I found myself swept up in the beauty of Wilberforce’s story. National Review Online interviewed Eric Metaxas, the author of …

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