The Obligatory, “Oh, but if you’re single you can still benefit from my marriage sermon” line

I caught the first few moments of Bayless Conley’s show today. This must be the third or fourth week in a row the guy has devoted to the topic of marriage. He opened today’s show / sermon by at least acknowledging that not all his viewers are currently married and some may even not want … Continue reading “The Obligatory, “Oh, but if you’re single you can still benefit from my marriage sermon” line”

Only Couples Allowed? The Need to Celebrate Singleness in the Church. by P. Greer

Only Couples Allowed? The Need to Celebrate Singleness in the Church by P. Greer A guy I follow on Twitter, and who follows me, named Andrew W. shared this link on his Twitter profile. I see in the comment box that my one-time stalker left a comment on that page. (Link): Only Couples Allowed? The … Continue reading “Only Couples Allowed? The Need to Celebrate Singleness in the Church. by P. Greer”

“They Feel that Churches Don’t Offer Anything For Singles”

“They Feel that Churches Don’t Offer Anything For Singles” Someone wrote into Christian television show 700 Club to say they are friends with two different single adults who say they can’t find a mention of singles in the Bible, and that, “They Feel that Churches Don’t Offer Anything For Singles” The letter writer also says … Continue reading ““They Feel that Churches Don’t Offer Anything For Singles””

What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You by G. Dalfonzo

What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You by G. Dalfonzo Good on her for writing this, but I can tell you that 99.9% of American churches will ignore this advice because they don’t care about singles: they prefer to worship The Nuclear Families. (Link): What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You Excerpts: … Continue reading “What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You by G. Dalfonzo”

Maryland Pastor Pushes Equally Yoked Doctrine – Which Only Promotes Unwanted Protracted Singleness

Maryland Pastor Pushes Equally Yoked Doctrine – Which Only Promotes Unwanted Protracted Singleness This is a nauseating page by a pastor in Maryland, named Sean Nolan, for the “Desiring God” web site. (You can see the link below.) I will comment more about this guy’s essay BELOW it. So please scroll down for some of … Continue reading “Maryland Pastor Pushes Equally Yoked Doctrine – Which Only Promotes Unwanted Protracted Singleness”

So, Which Is Harder, Marriage or Singleness? (via Relevant magazine)

So, Which Is Harder, Marriage or Singleness? (via Relevant magazine) The author comes down more on the side of singleness- she believes that singles have life a bit more difficult in the overall scheme of things, since they have to do everything alone. Some of the comments by the singles in the comments section below … Continue reading “So, Which Is Harder, Marriage or Singleness? (via Relevant magazine)”

‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ TV Show Scene Perfectly Sums Up What It’s Like To Be Single at 40+ When You Had Wanted to Be Married

‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ TV Show Scene Perfectly Sums Up What It’s Like To Be Single at 40+ When You Had Wanted to Be Married  I just re-watched a re-run I had forgotten about. It really resonated – maybe not so much at the time, when I was in my 20s when it first aired, but … Continue reading “‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ TV Show Scene Perfectly Sums Up What It’s Like To Be Single at 40+ When You Had Wanted to Be Married”

How Do We Solve a Problem Like the Singles? by R. Kilgore

How Do We Solve a Problem Like the Singles?  by Rachel Kilgore Before I get to the link to the essay by Kilgore, which is hosted at MOS (Mortificiation of Spin / specifically, Aimee Byrd’s blog, ‘Housewife Theologian’): For years and years on this blog, here on “Christian Pundit” blog, I have been explaining over … Continue reading “How Do We Solve a Problem Like the Singles? by R. Kilgore”

Memes Against Marriage Pressure – A Group of Single Adults That Also Supports Celibacy

Memes Against Marriage Pressure – A Group of Single Adults That Also Supports Celibacy (Link):  Memes Against Marriage Pressure By Christine Franciska BBC Indonesian Service Marriage is seen as inevitable in Indonesian culture, with friends and family often putting pressure on young people to find a partner and settle down. But one group of young … Continue reading “Memes Against Marriage Pressure – A Group of Single Adults That Also Supports Celibacy”

When Newsweek ‘Struck Terror in the Hearts of Single Women’ – Bogus Study Said Women Over 40 More Likely To Be Killed By A Terrorist Than to Marry

When Newsweek ‘Struck Terror in the Hearts of Single Women’ – Bogus Study Said Women Over 40 More Likely To Be Killed By A Terrorist Than to Marry I was maybe a teen or in my 20s when this study came out. I remember at the time thinking it sounded pretty questionable and stupid. (Link): … Continue reading “When Newsweek ‘Struck Terror in the Hearts of Single Women’ – Bogus Study Said Women Over 40 More Likely To Be Killed By A Terrorist Than to Marry”

Liberal Identity Politics, Transgenderism, & Disregarding the Safety of Hetero Cisgender Women

Liberal Identity Politics, Transgenderism, & Disregarding the Safety of Hetero Cisgender Women (This post has been edited a few times to add a few more thoughts or new links) The “Arguments by Liberals” Section is located about one-fourth down this page; look for the sub-heading “Arguments by Liberals” (Link): Transgender Activism Has Produced a Legal Absurdity by E. Whelan But … Continue reading “Liberal Identity Politics, Transgenderism, & Disregarding the Safety of Hetero Cisgender Women”

Eight Ways to Rethink the Conversation About Singleness by K. Kreminski

Eight Ways to Rethink the Conversation About Singleness by K. Kreminski PREFACE: my blog stalker, John Morgan, is probably going to take this link I spotted today and share it on his own blog, reference it on his own blog, or visit this other blog to leave a comment there. The guy apparently takes content … Continue reading “Eight Ways to Rethink the Conversation About Singleness by K. Kreminski”

If You Were Sexually Abused, You Cannot Work At These Churches

Some churches are refusing to hire people who admit on their job applications to having been sexually abused

A Liberation Theology for Single People by Christena

A Liberation Theology for Single People by Christena Shepherdess2 on Twitter sent me a link to this (the link is farther below, thank you Shepherdess2) – I sure do appreciate that. At this point, I’ve skimmed over the first half and like what I see so far. The author seems to touch on a few … Continue reading “A Liberation Theology for Single People by Christena”

A Valentine for the Single Christian by K L Bishop

A Valentine for the Single Christian by K L Bishop She says a lot of things in her post I’ve been saying on my blog for years. So if you appreciate some of the points I’ve been making on my blog, you should probably dig this. (Link): A Valentine for the Single Christian by K L … Continue reading “A Valentine for the Single Christian by K L Bishop”

I’m a [Single / Unmarried] Woman, and my Church Didn’t Know What To Do With That – by A D Abdallah

I’m a [Single / Unmarried] Woman, and my Church Didn’t Know What To Do With That – by A D Abdallah This author hits on a lot of points I have on my own blog in the past few years. One point she hammers on which I have blogged on a couple of times myself, is that a … Continue reading “I’m a [Single / Unmarried] Woman, and my Church Didn’t Know What To Do With That – by A D Abdallah”

Why “Family Values” Defined Conservative Christianity (and Why “Religious Liberty” has Replaced It) – by E C Miller

Why “Family Values” Defined Conservative Christianity (and Why “Religious Liberty” has Replaced It) – by E C Miller I am right wing, somewhat Christian, and believe that many Christians and secular conservatives have made the nuclear family and marriage into idols, which is wrong. I am not opposed out-right to the traditional family, marriage, or … Continue reading “Why “Family Values” Defined Conservative Christianity (and Why “Religious Liberty” has Replaced It) – by E C Miller”

Lonely Sunday: Single Christians and the Church’s Opportunity by K. Beckert

Lonely Sunday: Single Christians and the Church’s Opportunity by K. Becker (Link): Lonely Sunday: Single Christians and the Church’s Opportunity Excerpts: … As a pastor who happens to be single right now, I think I can speak for the 45% of the U.S. population who is single right now and say it’s not an easy place … Continue reading “Lonely Sunday: Single Christians and the Church’s Opportunity by K. Beckert”

How Sorry Do We Feel for the Lonesome Single Bachelors of New York? by T. Moore (never married men in their 40s talk about being tired of being single)

How Sorry Do We Feel for the Lonesome Single Bachelors of New York? by T. Moore (never married men in their 40s talk about being tired of being single) I am not surprised to see some of these 40 something men, who have never married, pine for a 20 something women – some claiming it’s … Continue reading “How Sorry Do We Feel for the Lonesome Single Bachelors of New York? by T. Moore (never married men in their 40s talk about being tired of being single)”

40 Year Old Never Married Woman Asks Dear Abby Why She Keeps Attracting Abusive Men

40 Year Old Never Married Woman Asks Dear Abby Why She Keeps Attracting Abusive Men My quick response to this woman (I have not yet even read Abby’s reply to her, this is just my response): If any man asks you any question on a date you are not comfortable answering, you are under NO … Continue reading “40 Year Old Never Married Woman Asks Dear Abby Why She Keeps Attracting Abusive Men”