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How to stay true to yourself when dating
4 reasons an authentic dating profile leads to better matches
Becoming family? 6 helpful things to consider when integrating your lives
3 dating boundaries to help root your relationship in reality
“I really gave it my best shot” – Kevin & Lauren, our Christian Connection story
6 simple ways to encourage yourself while dating
5 great ways to value friends while dating
7 things to consider before dating after loss
Why healthy boundaries are key to successful dating
Do your best – and let God do the rest!
How to help your church become more single friendly
“It really is a privilege that God paired us together” – James & Pam, our Christian Connection story
7 inspiring energetic date ideas
4 truths to remember while looking for love
“I saw Emma’s profile and was hooked” – Emma & Sam, our Christian Connection story
7 relaxing date ideas for low-energy days
Dating with different interests? Here’s what to consider
How to pray about singleness and dating
How to live your best single life
“We gave each other a second chance” – Angie & David, our Christian Connection story
5 fun date ideas with imagination
DatingNews.com features Christian Connection
7 foolproof ways to make sure your date goes well
3 simple ways to open your heart to dating
“I’m blown away and thankful for all God has done” – Christian Connection couples share their stories
How to hold on when you’re ready to give up on dating a Christian
What the Easter story teaches us about hope
How to stay grounded when dating
“It was an adventurous yet beautiful journey” – Georgia & Peter, our Christian Connection story
6 simple ways to develop gratitude about singleness
5 simple tips for dating after disappointment
Expectation vs reality: 4 tips for a strong, real dating relationship
How to stay motivated to date
“It was like we had known each other forever” – Christian Connection couples share their stories
5 simple ways to make the most of Valentine’s Day on Christian Connection
5 inviting ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day, no matter what your relationship status
How to create your own supportive community when dating
Refresh your dating energy this new year
How to write your own love story this year
2022’s most popular Christian Connection blog posts
7 ways changing your old habits could help you find love in 2023
5 great ways to reclaim your joy at Christmas
“We’ve had so many, many adventures” – Jordan & Josh, our Christian Connection story
5 simple ways to find contentment in singleness this Christmas
Prepare for love, joy and peace this Advent
5 steps to great dating body language
7 great last-minute date ideas
Why your perfect partner might be right under your nose
Change vs compromise: 7 important things to consider
5 things Bridget Jones taught me about being a single Christian
Is the partner you want the partner you really need?
“He was there waiting for me” – Helen & Ralph, our Christian Connection story
Developing shared interests: 3 fun ways to grow together as you date
8 simple ways to become a confident dater
7 more free date ideas to explore
7 more cheap date ideas to help you get creative
Finding love requires letting go
10 reasons why differences are great for a relationship
8 ways to get ready for a new relationship
How to date with great self-worth
The importance of sending out the right signals when dating
7 fun, free date ideas to try
7 cheap date ideas to make great memories
6 great ways to embrace being single
3 simple ways to be a blessing as you date
How to know what you want and need from dating
“We were so different” – Alex & Jane, our Christian Connection story
7 smart ways to avoid dating dramas
How to pray through your dating experiences
4 simple ways to reframe dating disappointment
Better Conversations – 6 simple questions to learn about a date’s personal relationships
Better Conversations – How to ask a date about their values
Better Conversations – 5 ways to ask about faith on a date
Better Conversations – 9 low pressure date questions
Better Conversations – 6 simple dating icebreakers
Welcome to Christian Connection’s Better Conversations
Building trust through communication – 6 simple steps
How to have a great first date
5 great ways to improve your dating environment
How to guard your heart AND date well
5 great ways to make time to date
6 easy ways to be gentle with yourself when dating
Why we should worship God this Easter
7 great ways to show appreciation
“Fun and full of hope” – Ana & Nathan, our Christian Connection story
7 great answers to “Why are you still single?”
When should you have the ‘marriage conversation’?
Proactive, passionate and patient – The ‘3 Ps’ for post-pandemic dating
Single during Lent? 7 surprising things to give up
6 helpful things to do if nobody seems interested
“Every moment has drawn us closer” – Anne Marjorie & Matthew, our Christian Connection story
7 reasons I like being single on Valentine’s Day
5 things I wish I knew before I got married
Ease your way towards your dreams in 2022
5 simple steps to a positive mindset
6 dating resolutions not to make this year
6 fun new year dating resolutions to make this year
New year, new date? 6 great reasons to start now
The most popular Christian Connection blogs of 2021
Single at Christmas? 4 rewarding things to do
4 great Christmas date ideas
5 simple ways to make the most of Christmas
Let’s reflect and expect this Advent
Christian Connection Impact on UK Marriages: Survey Results
‘Can I find lasting love online?’
How to avoid one-sided relationships
5 fun Autumn date ideas
6 helpful tips for introducing your date to friends
How to unlock your heart for love
6 helpful tips for dating after divorce
3 strong principles for making decisions in a relationship
“We couldn’t hide how happy we were” – Andrei & Chloe, our Christian Connection story
5 ways to support friends – and be supported – through dating
5 simple ways to have good conversations on a date
“Our tastes are quite alternative” – Christian Connection couples talk about shared interests
Why love flows from living an authentic life
6 fun and quirky date ideas
5 helpful ways to deal with annoying habits in relationships
5 tips for a powerful single prayer life
5 fun tips for keeping the spark in a relationship
8 simple steps to reset your romantic life
“I was too scared to message him!” – Callam & Rachel, our Christian Connection story
4 simple steps to deciding when to commit
Single & celebrating! 4 ways to make the most of birthdays
5 ways family relationships affect dating and relationships
What does healthy competition in relationships look like?
5 simple ways to disagree well
5 effective ways to deal with unrequited feelings
6 ways to develop great friendships
Is ‘Mini-Me Syndrome’ damaging your dating decisions?
Should you stay friends after dating?
How important is compromise in dating? 5 questions to ask yourself
‘Love is…’ – How 1 Corinthians works for dating
“I was extremely sceptical” – Christian Connection couples talk about taking a chance on online dating
7 ways to make dating exciting again
Don’t look back! Why making new connections makes sense
How to prioritise what matters
How the resurrection shows God’s faithfulness
The Christian Connection guide to writing great messages
How to know if someone likes you
“I thought I’d have one last scroll” – Christian Connection couples talk about almost giving up
How to connect with your feelings
Good questions to ask when you start dating
Self-care and stepping out on Valentine’s Day
“It didn’t happen straight away” – Christian Connection couples talk about missed connections
How to keep hope and momentum in 2021
Overcoming dating discouragement
6 ways to keep your new year (and dating) resolutions alive
How to make your dreams come true in 2021
7 tips for online dating this new year
Looking back this Christmas – 6 lessons from dating in 2020
The most popular Christian Connection blogs of 2020
Practicing gratitude at Christmas
What Advent teaches us about hope
5 ways to make the most of dating
“We shared our faith and our stories” – Christian Connection couples talk about church
What I learned about successful dating from being an actress
Starting dating again? 5 tips for being ready
How to overcome the fear of rejection
“Be real all the way” – Christian Connection couples talk about being honest
How to overcome pre-date anxiety
Four ways to enjoy where you are on the way to where you’re going
Healing after tough times
“God seemed to draw me” – Christian Connection couples talk about feeling prompted to join
How to date authentically in this new era
How to find a date who shares your values
“She was on her last day” – Christian Connection couples talk about timing
Christian Connection turns 20!
Navigating conversations about race when dating
The secret to stress-free dating
“I had almost given up hope” – Emily & Jon, our Christian Connection story
5 ways to make fallow times fruitful
The great outdoors: 12 socially distanced date ideas
Making time and space for love
Don’t let comparison steal your joy
Staying hopeful when times are tough
Ready to meet face to face?
“The time was right” – Kate & Philip, our Christian Connection story
Celebrating special moments – remotely
5 reasons to use video chat on Christian Connection
Getting the most out of online meetups
“We are very grateful” – Liz & Nigel, our Christian Connection story
Finding love during lockdown – defining a new relationship
Communicating well when you can’t meet in person
Making the most of Christian Connection
“We really see this as a symbol of hope and love” – Toby & Victoria, our Christian Connection story
7 ways to grow your spiritual connection during lockdown
How to date optimistically
Dating now? How to build connection over distance
Making connections: 6 socially distanced date ideas
4 new ways to connect on Christian Connection
When Jesus draws near
Love, virtually: making connections from a distance
How to love yourself through uncertain times
“I am so grateful to God” – Lindsay’s Christian Connection story
This year, draw near to God
“We are stronger together” – Sarah & Simon, our Christian Connection story
Dating & the coronavirus – our advice
Creative first date questions and conversation starters
Intimacy with God when you are single
This Lent, don’t give up
This year, be proactive!
What’s the Valentine’s etiquette if you’ve just started dating or chatting?
Stand firm: 7 tips for staying motivated
“Life since has been surprising” – Alistair and Heather, our Christian Connection story
This year, don’t self-sabotage!
Practising gratitude and thankfulness (even when you don’t feel like it)
“I remember telling Jane she was the one” – Jane and Mark, our Christian Connection story
20 things we’ve learnt in 20 years of Christian Dating
Talk the talk: how to keep the conversation flowing
The most popular articles of 2019
Own your singleness this festive season
Finding love and facing loss at Christmas
Eco-friendly dates for the festive season
6 reasons why it’s great to be single at Christmas
Advent: the season of waiting and hoping
The Christian Connection guide to perfecting your profile
Am I too shy to date?
Are they a keeper? 20 questions to ask yourself
The inner and outer journey to love
Dating is changing. Are you?
Have you been ‘zombied’?
Equal partnership starts in dating
Chemical reaction: Do you need an instant spark to fall in love?
5 steps to staying safe and happy online
Why is it taking me so long to find love?
5 great dates for cooler weather
Spoilt for choice?
Getting the most from your messages: the key to connection
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
Good Habits to Develop If You’re Single: How to Become Your Best Self
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
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?
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?
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 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
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?
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
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
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