the “Christian” perspective of dating, I found myself empowered and my relationships enhanced.
I finally felt that I was able to take control of my life and relationships, rather than allowing my culture and sub-culture to take control of me.
Not only that, but in this world, God has given us all the wisdom we need to live by faith. That includes every part of our life, including dating.
As I began to ask for wisdom in the area of dating and relationships, I began engaging in the balancing act between the world’s perspective of dating vs.
There is no shortage of advice coming from well-meaning authors, bloggers, pastors, teachers and “dating experts.” There is constantly a new blogpost, podcast, sermon series or book for us to pick up to learn the keys to “biblical” dating and start doing things the right way.
Some days, being a single Christian can be exhausting.
He sits back down again, but a few minutes later, he has to excuse himself for another pep talk.
Returning to her room, he finally confesses, “Sorry, I am just really nervous about this date.” Brittany suggests they go ahead and leave so he might calm down. Graham does not have time to worry about her departure because he is busy trying to exorcise that day’s lunch from his digestive system.
I bought into the theory that dating was wrong and the only way to find God’s one and only match for my life would be to wait for some sort of sign from God. It’s a culture that embraces pleasure and passion as the foundation of relationships.It’s easy to become so concerned with the process that we lose sight of the very real person sitting across the table from us.Our checklist looms bigger in our minds than the prospect of learning to appreciate someone who has given us the honor of sharing their time. Twelve things you’re doing to sabotage your relationships.I wonder if any generation before ours ever had so much instruction on the topic of finding a spouse—and if any other generation has been so confused about it.