Dating

Dating

Why can’t Christians date non-Christians?

It’s a question that is regularly asked, but not always accurately answered. It confuses, perplexes, and even angers both Christians and non-Christians alike. It sounds elitist,...

Marriage

2 non-negotiables when looking for a spouse

Marriage is hard. I think this is worth repeating. In caps and bold. MARRIAGE IS HARD. It’s worth repeating because, well, marriage is hard! Ask any married person, and confirm it with their...

Dating

From ‘I will never’ to ‘I do’

There were two times in my life that I said “I will never” do something. Both times, I ended up doing the very thing I said I would not.  The first time, I said: “I will never...

Marriage

THIR.ST TALKS: Veteran Valentines share their secrets on how to make a marriage last

With increasing divorce rates, older marriages and fewer people opting for marriage, young couples may approach Valentine’s Day with weariness and trepidation. It seems ever harder for a...

Dating

Lovers or just friends? Or is there a better option?

“We’re just friends,” Esther (not her real name, to protect her dignity) insisted when I asked her about this guy she’d been hanging out with. They’d been out for brunches, movies and late...

Dating

Break up, shake up, wake up: This is not a Valentine’s Day story

“I’m staying off social media tomorrow,” my best friend said on February 13, 2016. “Too much PDA going on.” I laughed. There was some truth in her statement. February 14 is a day set aside...

Marriage

The day I prayed for a wife

January marked the 1 year anniversary of my marriage to the most incredible woman. It’s easily been the best year of my life. I believe with all my heart that she’s a gift from God — one...

Dating

When how you love is shaped by Korean dramas, don’t expect a happy ending

“Valentine’s Day is coming. Again.” My friends were lamenting about their lack of plans for that most dreaded event of the year for singles. I answered almost immediately, “Well, we could...

Relationships

The most unequal yoke of all

“Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14) A yoke is an contraption...