Category: Theology of Singleness

  • Thoughts on being a forty-year old virgin (and why it’s okay)

    Last Saturday I enjoyed the  Wilburn family tradition of going out for my birthday and playing a game my brother calls “who can remember an embarrassing story about John” like every other year we all ended up laughing so hard tears came out of our eyes.  This time was a bit different though since I […]

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  • When Adults Aren’t Adults

    Yesterday after juice, tablet time, and thirty-minutes of red light, green light in a field I came back to the house for a computer tutoring session with a lady in the community.  The kids stayed around my house but weren’t causing a commotion, they were happy to watch from the road outside my gate as […]

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  • When A Single Becomes the Authority Figure

                          Saturday afternoon I invited kids from the island to my house so they could watch Veggie-Tales (I know I’ve lost my mind thank you very much).  As I got ready that morning part of me knew this would be the day discipline would have […]

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  • The Glorious Adventure of Being Single

                    A few weeks ago I stopped to chat with a friend during an afternoon walk and after talking about a couple of things she stopped and asked “can I ask you something?” “sure” I told her to which she responded “why are you single?” Now that question […]

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  • Just Because I’m Not a Dad Doesn’t Mean I Don’t Have an Influence

    “Men in our congregation must take responsibility for the discipleship of our young boys and young men, training them away from a pagan hyper-masculinity that defies the appetites and hurts women and children.” Russell Moore As an adult male who it seems has been called by the Lord to a life of singleness, it’s easy […]

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