About Mary Van Weelden

Mary Van Weelden is a journalist, writer, and junior high teacher. She is the copy editor for he HRA and she is working on a dual MA in biblical and theological studies at Westminster Seminary California. Mary and her husband live in Escondido, California, and attend Christ Presbyterian Church. You can find her on Twitter.

How To Be Gracious To Singles

Single people in the church are often the recipients of unsolicited “words of encouragement”—words which, if not rooted in the truths of Scripture, can inflict pain and cultivate despair. These well-intended platitudes miss the mark of edifying talk. For those who haven’t . . . Continue reading →