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Avoiding Married-Speak

  I ran across an article that offers great advice to married people on befriending singles. One point, that I have experienced first-hand, is regarding the awkward things married people sometimes say: I have yet to find a witty response to the co …

Aspire to Marry a Sinner

  I was clicking through some posts on a singles forum and came across one titled “Dream wife and Dream husband.” I admit that I was surprised at the maturity of the responses. Dream spouse characteristics included honest, church-going, non-judgme …

Parents Recommending Marrying Later

  The second question in today’s Boundless Answers is from a reader whose dad thinks he should wait until his late twenties to get married. I’m hearing more and more about parents making this kind of recommendation. Some, like the one in this ques …

Freedom in Helplessness

  I recently interviewed a woman who had lost her husband unexpectedly to a stroke. As we talked, Milly laughingly told me she had some great material for a seminar, but she doubted anyone would come. The title, she said, would be: “I know absolut …

Why Some Stay Single

Today’s Crosswalk Singles newsletter is intriguing. In it, author Wendy Widder writes that singles whose prayers for a spouse go unanswered are experiencing the suffering that often characterizes the Christian life. “Telling singles that if they desire …

Priorities for the New Year

  Early last year I listened to a sermon Boundless writer Thabiti Anyabwile preached from Haggai 1 titled “Priorities.” It came to mind in the last days of December as I began to consider what my New Year’s resolutions would be. Like with many of …

Science Not a Threat to Christianity

A friend and I were recently discussing the tension between science and Christianity. As a believer working in a scientific field, he personally believes the two can’t conflict. He points out that science is designed to describe and measure the physica …

The Mormon at Your Door

  My wife and I have gone through various stages of response to Mormon missionaries over the years. The scene has repeated itself so much we’ve been able to adjust our responses based on the previous encounter like Bill Murray’s character in Groun …

Some Sex is Never Safe

  It’s no secret we at Boundless think premarital sex is unbiblical, sinful, bad for the soul and bad for relationships. Now there’s a tell-all book that is so shocking in its clarity and conclusions that the author, a campus physician at an unnam …

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