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All Articles (Date order)
Should you church hop to find a date?
10 questions to ask before you get engaged
Mixed messages: when your date blows hot and cold
Three ways to find connection beyond marriage
Should I date somebody in my church?
Waiting well (for marriage)
Making connections: how to plan a singles meetup
How do I tell a new partner I’ve got a history of mental illness?
How to find someone to love
How to describe yourself on a dating site
Reach out: how to plan an interchurch singles event
The importance of loving yourself
How do I support a partner with a mental illness?
Taking the drama out of dating
First impressions: how to write a great opening message
The importance of timing
Vulnerability: How soon is too soon?
Letting go of the old to embrace the new
5 reasons self-worth matters
Upfront and personal – how much should we share?
Preparing yourself for marriage
The power of your authenticity
Top tips for spring cleaning your dating life
In love? Don’t forget your friends!
How do I know if he or she is right for me?
The importance of praying for what you want when it comes to marriage
What is the real story behind Valentine’s Day?
When friendship turns into romance…
How to date with courage and confidence
Six ways to beat the January blues
5 reasons your breakup may just be a blessing in disguise
Nine date ideas for 2019
‘Seek and ye shall find’ UK Commuters Are Told
‘Seek and ye shall find’ Manchester Commuters Are Told
Finding love in 2019
What you loved! The most popular articles of 2018
Finding hope at Christmas, whatever our circumstances
Festive dating dilemmas (and how to solve them)
A modest proposal? The private/public dilemma…
Are you afraid to fall in love?
Do I need to sort out my issues before seriously dating?
Dating for the over 35s
Finding love: a science or an art?
Why do the Christians I date let me down?
Why we need to date with an open heart and mind
Online dating: Letting God’s plan work out or forcing things to happen?
Making the jump from online to in person
Lasting the distance: 7 tips for long-distance love
Why successful dating requires practice
Is there a right way to approach online dating?
Why dating isn’t like the movies
Meeting across the miles
Using your phone on a date?
3 things we guys (and girls?) need to remember when dating
Dating with an age-gap
Living in limbo? 4 reasons to start your life NOW!
Can a girl ask a guy on a date?
Who is your type?
Deal-breakers in dating
A year of marriage after meeting on Christian Connection
How to heal a bruised or broken heart
We have different ministries – can it work?
If at first you don’t succeed – don’t give up!
How do I know if they’re right for me?
7 bad reasons to get married
The importance of dating and marriage prep
Do I need to feel a spark on the first date?
A letter to my younger self (on marriage)
Can you stay friends after a break-up?
Does playing ‘hard to get’ work?
Having “the talk”
Where are all the single people?
Should I date someone with a past?
Make space for love by letting go
Building Godly relationships
5 things worth looking for in a prospective spouse
3 ways to cope with Mothering Sunday (when you wish you were a mother)
Christian Connection Acquires CHRISTIANSINGLEMIX.COM [Press Release]
Are you ready to give up negative self-talk?
On not hurting anyone while dating
Lent – time to pause and pray
It’s Valentine’s Day but we’ve only just started dating!
Top tips for a successful first date
To find love, we need to feel lovable
5 ways technology has made dating better and easier
Why Shrek is the best dating movie in the world
Christian Connection sees membership increase 50% in the New Year
5 new year dating resolutions
5 ways to own your singleness this festive season
Joy and sorrow at Christmas
Four reasons the festive season’s good news for singles
Missing the kids this Christmas?
Feel the fear and go for it anyway!
It’s a hat-trick at UK Dating Awards 2017
New Testament and dating: Kingdom living includes singleness
Are your expectations keeping you single?
Dating websites: to pay or not to pay?
5 reasons you should meet up sooner rather than later
Single in church – what about the biblical teaching on dating?
Dating as a single parent
Why Does Everyone Tell Me Not To Date A Non-Christian? Part 2
Help, I’m being pressured to have sex!
5 things marriage will not do for you
Dating a single parent
Why Does Everyone Tell Me Not To Date A Non-Christian? Part 1
Is erotic fiction just ‘porn for women’?
Appreciation or objectification?
Christian festivals – a good place to meet?
Worth the wait
9 tips for a writing a great profile
Pornography and the single Christian
Never been kissed and never been happier
This is me: A single Mum stereotype
Some lessons on rejection
The ‘M’ word
5 of the most important things you can do to succeed with online dating
Dating with a disability
Dealing with envy
7 great summer dates
It’s not them. It’s you.
On blind dates and life wide open
How to go from 0 dates in 4 years, to 60 dates in 2…
Dos and don’ts for ending a relationship
Single socialising that won’t break the bank
UK Blog Awards 2017
What the Bible actually says about singleness – Part 2
If you want to go far… team up when dating!
Dos and don’ts after being dumped
What the Bible actually says about singleness – Part 1
6 keys for a healthy relationship
What does it mean to be authentic?
The super-skills you didn’t realise you have as a single
Listen to other people – or follow your heart?
Dive into your dating life with God
How we met, and a few lessons on finding ‘the one’
6 ways to enjoy being single on Valentine’s Day
Learning how to dance together – getting serious about getting married
Is your new year’s resolution to meet someone?
When a date disappoints
Can I adopt a child… alone?
Mountainside chats with God
Jesus, single like me
Give up the ghost
What women want…
God doesn’t do coincidences
Winner: Daters’ Favourite Site – again!
Dating Dilemma: Are You Turning Away What’s Best for You?
The Good Website Guide – Highly Commended
Should I date a non-Christian?
The gentle touch: why physical affection matters
Challenges of being a single leader in ministry
Christian Connection – Best Dating Blog 2016
Awkward people don’t need a cure – they need community
I was wondering… if we have a spark
A word from God… or wishful thinking?
Dear Single Man
Confessions of a 30(ish)-year-old virgin
5 tips for maintaining long distance love
10 top tips for preparing for the first date
Have I missed out?
When God doesn’t meet your expectations
How to fulfil your destiny
Why attraction matters (and you’re not shallow to want it)
Christian Connection founder Jackie Elton interviewed by Global Dating Insights
A valuable lesson on marriage from a 10-year-old email
When you’re stood up
How to launch a Christian social group: 3 top tips for success
Have we forgotten how to enjoy dating?
When singleness is hard…
The 3 unforgettable words my wife said at our wedding
Christian Connection founder interviewed by leading website on dating advice
The science of online dating: 10 ways to boost your success
The curious blessing of rejection
10 signs you’re in the wrong relationship
6 conundrums of online dating with a mental health diagnosis
Go ahead and ask God for something really small
Christian Connection wins Best Customer Service Award
Reject abuse… choose love!
Compatibility: Is it about me finding, or us building?
UK Blog Awards 2016 – Highly Commended
3 things every single should consider
5 traits to avoid if you’re single
Marry someone who builds you up
How to holiday as a single person
Breaking up with Christianity
The reason I hope you love yourself well
7 date ideas that are so 2016
10 ways to spot a scammer
I was wondering… what’s your fantasy?
How far is too far before marriage?
Are Christians afraid of dating?
Dating and the denomination dilemma
No-pressure dating and the value of friendship
It all starts with a little faith…
What marriage might do to your big dreams
No chemistry? Take a second look…
How to be happier in 2016
‘Date to marry’ or ‘Marry to date?’
Too busy to find love? Time for a new year’s resolution!
4 Christian principles that will help your relationships
Backing out and Breaking up
A new look for Christian Connection
5 habits worth cultivating if you’re single
Why life is full of necessary learning detours on our road to blessings
Christian Connection wins Daters Favourite Site
Lord’s Prayer cinema ban Is ‘CENSORSHIP by any other name’ (PRESS RELEASE)
Lonely at Christmas? How to beat the festive blues
Should you marry a non-Christian?
Interview with Dr Jane Hawking
The kind of marriage that doesn’t exist
4 reasons why it’s okay for a woman to initiate a relationship
One of the most important things to look for when considering a marriage partner
The long and the short of it
4 ways to have a Christ-centred relationship
Dream Awards – Outdoor Campaign
So you’re single again?
Five signs that you can trust your new love
How I knew my wife was the one
Is romance becoming less popular?
Who do you think you are?
10 creative date ideas
Encouragement for singles: how to live a full and happy life
The root of every great marriage
Are you too cautious in relationships?
Why are fewer people getting married in church?
Why the real you is good enough
There’s no such thing as “love at first sight”
Why do fewer men go to church?
10 healthy dating practices
Why we need to make time to encourage each other
Little white lies? Why honesty is always the best policy
How to meet your mate in roughly 18 steps
Online Dating: Be Willing, Wary & Wise
Life after death: dating and widowhood
Why do we serve others?
5 things Jesus can teach about your future spouse
The worst dating advice I ever received
One of the most important things you can do for your future spouse
Just looking…? Don’t be a time waster!
4 battles of singleness
Don’t let go too soon
I was wondering… why you’re hiding
5 steps to becoming marriage material
5 steps for dealing with rejection
Tall, Dark and Handsome
In defence of ‘taking it slow’
7 tips for turning down a date
I was wondering… if you’re attached
Forget about feelings, real love is a deliberate choice
BBC Songs of Praise goes dating
Can I embrace Valentine’s Day as a single person?
Single, male train wreck – any takers?
7 tips for asking someone on a date
I was wondering… how to have a happy marriage
14 sanity saving tips for dating
7 ways to meet more Christian singles
It’s New Year – get out of the boat!
How to get the most from online dating
No one is single at Christmas
3 simple steps to being content whilst single
Is your church sabotaging your dating life?
5 secrets to showcasing your personality in photos
Is Christian teaching stopping you from finding love?
Religious Dating Site of the Year 2014 – Winner
Is church a barrier to marriage?
Waiting on love
The Good Website Guide – Highly Commended
Free talks on Dating and Singleness from Greenbelt 2014
I was wondering… whether you’re too cautious
8 questions worth asking when in a relationship
Pro tips to perfect your profile photo
The devil is in the detail
Christian Connection sponsor salsa charity party
20 things to spot when observing Christian relationships
Soul Mates: It’s all Greek to me
5 lies we continue to tell ourselves
Don’t date a fixer-upper
Looking for true love? Avoid the phantom lover
Time to get off the man-bashing bandwagon
ES Magazine – Welcome to hipster Christianity
I was wondering… what’s behind your photo?
10 dos and don’ts for women at singles events
“If I were God…”
Singleness: Travelling light or overburdened?
How to create Christian community
Sydney Herald – Meet Australia’s most popular online daters
The future of niche dating
10 dos and don’ts for men at singles events
What married people need to know about singleness
10 tips for doing festivals on your own
Dating with purpose
I was wondering…if you’re a good man
Playing hard to get is a fool’s game
What I wish someone had told me before marriage
The soul mate test
Dating & relationships – can counselling help?
5 characteristics you need in a spouse
7 ways to beat dating fatigue
I was wondering… how to get what I want
Seven fears that stop me asking girls out
Second chances: dating a divorcé
The Times Magazine: Most popular daters
When dating becomes an emotional battlefield
Proud or under-confident?
5 things every single person should know
Who should pay on a first date?
I’m single, but I’m still a whole person
Do this before you try and find a spouse
I was wondering… if I’ve ruined everything
Premier Gospel Radio: Christian Connection Interview
You can’t hurry love: why it pays to take your time
Are you too busy for a relationship?
Do men wait on God too?
Three easy ways to ruin a first date
Online/Offline – The best of both worlds
The singles’ ten commandments
Christian Connection launches ‘Christians Make Better Lovers’ ads
Make 2014 the year you find love
I was wondering… about being single at Christmas
10 Secrets You Should Know About Marriage
Singleness is not a prelude
Jilt the jitters: 10 ways to beat first date nerves
Love shouldn’t be cheap, but dating can be
Marriage isn’t for you
5 steps to moving on
Don’t miss the (love) boat
ITV Tonight: Looking for Love – A Review
I was wondering… who you’re talking to
Single Christians: Life, Love & the Church
BBC Radio 2 – Living Alone Well with Hardeep Singh Kohli
BBC Radio 4 Sunday Programme – Survey on loneliness
Global Dating Insights: The Christian Dating Market
Why I dumped ‘The Rules’
Dating tips: A guide to safe online dating
5 ways to fight fear & put the fun back into dating!
Waiting for God’s best
Woman Alive: The singles report
Phases of single parenting: From surviving to thriving
Face it: You’re His Friendgirl
Playing with numbers: the thorny issue of multi-dating
Christian Connection at Greenbelt 2013
First Date Essentials Kit
To pursue or not to pursue…that is the question!
I was wondering… how well you know me
A picture is worth a thousand words
The micro-level needs of singles
How to keep hope alive
Beware the flattering single man
How healthy is your dating relationship?
Stand out from the crowd: How to write a winning profile
idea Magazine: Are Evangelical churches bad for singletons?
Are you sharing too much too soon?
Are Christian guys just too nice?
What happens on a Meetup?
Premier Radio: Jackie Elton interviewed on University of Chicago study
Shopping for love? Don’t go home empty-handed…
3 misconceptions about Christian Dating
I was wondering… about being ready
We need to talk about singleness
5 signs that they’re just not that into you
Church Times: The single often feel ignored in church
From virtual world to real world – it’s a matter of timing…
Premier Radio: David Pullinger interviewed about the Christian singles survey
The Telegraph: Single people feel ‘ignored and lonely’ at Church
The Independent: Single Christians feel unsupported by family-focused churches
The challenge of friendship…
Online dating: How to make it work for Christians
Pride and fear: the deadly duo in our search for love
5 signs that they are really into you!
Special Spring Talks – Hear what over 3,000 single Christians have said in our survey
I was wondering… about playing against type
Patient or pro-active? The single Christian’s dilemma
5 tips for singles on Valentine’s day
Best Niche Dating Site 2013 – Winner
The Telegraph’s 20 most useful dating websites
Living The Impossible Dream
Rae & Tim on BBC Radio London
BBC Radio 4 Series on Internet Dating
From Surrey to Stirling
10 year anniversary video
Church Times: Looking for a Soulmate
Christian Connection sponsors film & debate on celibacy
The Times: ‘We’re going to live until we’re 106 together’
Ship of Fools: Love at first site?
Woman Alive: Be sensitive on Valentine’s Day, say Christian singles
Christian Connection in BBC One comedy drama Learners
The Sunday Times: Shrinking church finds a quick fix in speed dating
The Times: Finding a match made in Heaven
The Independent on Sunday
Daily Telegraph: Seek and ye shall find a wife on the internet
The Guardian: Getting to know you, after an intimately Christian fashion
The Telegraph: Christian dating agency goes online to find perfect partners
All Authors (Alphabetical)
Allison K. Flexer
Aukelien van Abbema
Katharine St John
Seth Adam Smith