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5 Reasons Dating Long Distance Isn’t So Bad

Dating long distance can feel like torture for two people who are in love. I know it felt like torture for Eric and I at times! Eric and I dated long distance four years (out of the five that we dated). During our long distance dating season, we were a two hour drive away from each other. Eric was playing ...
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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do?

Have you ever had absolutely no clue what you are supposed to do in a situation? Join the club, right?! We are constantly presented with problems, situations, and decisions that we have never had to deal with before. Maybe it’s a decision at work, a family issue, a relationship, or what the next step is in your life? These can ...
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10 Bible Verses For Every 20-Something Girl

Your twenties is a season to find who you are, and who God made you to be. Your twenties are a season for discovering truth and locating purpose. As Christians our identity and purpose should be rooted in what the Bible says about us. As woman specifically we need to find our worth and value from the Word of God ...
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6 Lies Millennials Should Stop Believing

When is the last time you stopped to think about what you were thinking about? Recently I have been challenged to journal more on a weekly basis to get what is inside my head and heart down on paper and to locate what I am thinking about. In doing so, I have been reminded just how powerful our thoughts are ...
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What Does “Going Slowly” Look Like?

Most of us applaud couples of any age or in any season of life who endeavor to go slowly in their relationships, because we understand that this commitment is both admirable and respectful. As my husband and I mentor 20-somethings on a weekly basis, we find ourselves constantly telling couples: "When you think you are going slow, go slower!" But ...
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Before 2016, Let’s Do This…

There is something so exciting about a new year. A fresh slate. A new beginning. The old is gone, and the new is come. BUT, before the new comes, there are some things we should do ... I love the beginning of things. I love to dream. I love to set goals. Write the vision. Get the big picture on life. ...
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5 Reasons You Should Take A Break From Social Media

The average millennial checks his or her smartphone 43 times and spends 5.4 hours on social media per day (Entrepreneur). Does anyone else find that a little obsessive? I do, and I have been just as guilty of picking up my phone almost every half an hour to see what I have missed on social media. Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, ...
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Wife 101: Lessons I Learned My First Year of Marriage

Everyone’s first year of marriage story is different… but everyone has a story! Some couples say their first year of marriage was the hardest year of their relationship due to various variables. Others gleefully say it was a year of pure bliss. Eric and I’s first year of marriage was definitely enjoyable, but had its far share of learning moments too! ...
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4 Ways To Honor God On The Job

  What does your job have to do with your relationship with God? In a society that likes to compartmentalize, many of us can be found guilty of viewing what we do for work and our relationship with God as two separate things that often never touch. However, that is not how God intended for things to be. In Colossians ...
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Top 10 Posts for Millennial Christians

Today marks the first birthday of ericanderica.org! Twelve months ago we decided to launch this blog with the hopes that it would be a place where 20-something Christians could get content that would encourage them and empower them to live well for Christ. Thank-you to those of you who have journeyed with us over the past year! Your support has been super ...