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How I survived am surviving depression

// There is a need for leaders who are willing to show their unfixed and broken parts, without having to wait for healing.

Written by Jared Ruttenberg

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

When this article reached my inbox I knew straight away that we'd publish it. Straight away it makes realise that for so many, depression and mental health issues are an ongoing battle and victory might not be as close as we'd like it to be.

Is internet dating biblical?

// It seems everything is available if you only think to look for it; even a husband.

Written by Allie Brown

Picked by Christine Gilland

It’s no secret that I LOVE reading posts about dating and relationships, and I’ve been quite taken with the topic of this post, way back from the archives of 2012. I especially like some of the great responses in the comments section.

10 things single people wish married people wouldn’t say…

// Dear lovely-married-Christian-people, you may think you're being empathetic and encouraging when you dish out these crackers to your single friends....

Written by Kate Wharton

Picked by Amaris Cole

This post seemed to hit a nerve with lots of you – both married and otherwise. From comments about “being too nice to be single” to being told that singleness is a blessing, there’s a lot for some in the Church to learn. Some of you suggested you own tips in the comments section, which were fascinating to read.

The art of manliness · reflections on week 2

// The '30 days to a better man' challenge continues. This week's reflections include CVs, friendship, journalling, dating, and your private parts, although not all at once.

Written by Thomas McConaghie

Picked by Chine McDonald

Who doesn't love a self-improvement list? I've been enjoying reading about our very own Thomas's quest to be a better version of himself. We could all learn a thing or two, or three.