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How Can I Serve? Special Editions | March 26, 2015 . By The Porch
Below is an email I received from a young adult who is joining our volunteer team at The Porch Fort Worth. With her permission, I copied our existing volunteers on my email response (also posted below
How to Be a Man From JP | March 23, 2015 . By The Porch
Where have all the men gone? It’s a common refrain. I’ve heard many times that guys these days just don’t grow up, that there aren’t enough “marriageable” men, or that men aren’t really
Dating Questions – Discussing Your Sexual Past From JP | March 16, 2015 . By Jonathan Pokluda
We talked here about when to share big things from your past when dating. But there’s one thing that tends to be the biggest thing in those situations. The one topic every seriously dating couple ne
Why an App Shouldn’t Replace Your Church From JP | March 9, 2015 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Recently I’ve had several conversations with folks who told me that they stream my teaching in lieu of being a member of a church. They meant to encourage me, but I was discouraged instead. Benefits
Dating Questions: When Should I Share My Past? From JP | February 27, 2015 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Everyone has a past. We’ve all sinned (Romans 3:23), so there are things in our past that we might not be proud about. So how do you discuss that past when dating someone? As one person put it when
Why I Love Porn From JP | February 23, 2015 . By Jonathan Pokluda
I’ve read lots of articles on why people hate porn. But if everybody hated porn, all the articles wouldn’t be warranted. The problem is that most of the people saying they hate porn, also love it.
50 Shades of Grey- An Open Letter… Guest Posts | February 20, 2015 . By The Porch
An Open Letter to the Women of Watermark, Unless you have been living under a rock, you are aware of the box office release of the blockbuster “Fifty Shades of Grey” based off the erotic trilogy w
Should Christians Use Online Dating? From JP | February 16, 2015 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Since we started this series on answering dating questions, one of the things I’ve been asked about the most is my opinion of online dating or dating apps. Hopefully, people don’t just want my op
First Date Tips From JP | February 9, 2015 . By Jonathan Pokluda
Valentine’s Day is this week, and to most of you that means…nothing, really. Because you’re single. But some of you don’t have to be. More than once, I’ve encouraged Christian men who are re
What Is The Porch? Special Editions | February 5, 2015 . By The Porch
The Porch has started back up and those of you that are hearing about it from friends or seeing post on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram may be asking… What is The Porch? Should you go? Is it fo
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