Getting a little homesick one day, I attempted to make chocolate chip cookies in my "easy bake." Since there were only two other girls in my apartment, and I'd made an overabundance, I decided to share my cookies. So I brought some cookies to an older gentleman who was sort of like an adopted grandpa to me. Word got out... read their story ... Read More about I think it started with the cookies…
Stories of Long-Distance Love
Now, some people say there is no such thing as love at first sight. But I definitely liked her at first sight! I was completely taken by Kori and her gorgeous smile! That evening was when it all started for me. I began praying that if it was God’s plan, He would direct our lives together. Read Andrew & Kori's Story ... Read More about Like at first sight.
We’d never even talked on the phone before—just written back and forth on Facebook for the past four months, but it was as comfortable as could be from the get-go. He was sitting at a table when I walked in—not holding a rose like in romance novels—but reading a book in true Trevor-fashion. read their story at Paula Writes: Hope Greater Than a Diamond Ring How I Met My Future Husband Trevor Declares His Undying Love . . . Sorta 3 ... Read More about two kinds of hope
He turned toward the door, caught my eye, smiled, and motioned me to follow. I still had no idea what was up. (I’m not normally that naïve.) As I followed him out onto the porch, having no clue what he wanted, I said, “So I never did ask – what brought you to the area?” He shut the door behind us, looked me in the eyes, and said, “You did.” Inside I was an odd mixture of incredulous and slightly amused at the whole situation. On the outside ... Read More about “What brought you to the area?”
I had a secret fear, however, that the guy God had for me would be really bad looking. I figured the Lord would help me love him anyway. click here to read the whole story ... Read More about I had high ideals of romance
This has been a sweet time for both of us. I think we can both say with confidence that God was good to us in our singleness, and He has been good in giving us each other. He knows how to give good gifts, and we can only look back and trust His timing. Click to read the whole story ... Read More about So that’s how we met
When I have a particularly long workday, I think back to the 20-hour day that was (thus far) the best of my life. And I think, You know what? I got through that fairly well; surely I can make it to 5:30 today. click here to read the whole story ... Read More about I had to make that flight.
At 29, Ellie realized that if she were going to get married, God would have to bring someone to her. When Don offered to fix her radio, she thought, "Lord, this is the kind of man I would like to have as a husband." Read the rest of their story at Boundless: Don't Mind the Gap ... Read More about They played Rook and the sparks flew
Over coffee, Lawrance talked nearly nonstop, trying to convince Amanda that he wouldn't work for her. His honesty and openness had the opposite effect: She was hooked! During the next few months, they became students of each other, intentionally covering all the possible deal-breakers they could think of. Read the rest of their story at Boundless: Cross-Culture Marriage ... Read More about She was hooked!
Dan didn't go to India to find a wife. He went to serve at a small Christian hostel that housed children going to school away from home. For many of them, he was the first American they had ever seen. Dan didn't know he had met his wife. He just knew that this mischievous teenager was not blinded by the fact that he had come from a rich country. Read the rest of their story at Boundless: Don't Mind the Gap Cross-Culture Marriage ... Read More about Now he was calling her “darling”
In April 2008, Nat and I were chaperones on a high school trip to Illinois. I'm not sure why, but something clicked in my mind on that trip and I suddenly realized Nat was a very godly man who loved the Lord. I began to sporadically pray about Nat and wonder to the Lord if Nat could be "the one." After that trip, I took a friend into confidence and told her what I was thinking. It just so happened that around that time my Pastor was ... Read More about I liked what I saw…
by Matthew McGoldrick and Jenny Whatley (soon to be McGoldrick!) “Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think.” -Ephesians 3:20 Nothing is too difficult for God! Not even the distance between South Alabama and Southern Scotland! After 25 and 26 years of waiting, God has blessed us with His very best - each other! It is with great joy that we announce to you our engagement and our eager ... Read More about From South Alabama to Southern Scotland