Online dating tips for christians

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For some, they have dabbled in it on and off; for others it ‘worked’ (one dating, one married); one even co-founded a Christian dating service back in 1999 (that would be our very own Sam Moorcroft). A detailed profile was the consensus among the panel (“I like to read” versus “The last novel I read was ____ and I loved it because ___”).

While most provided stories and opinions from a relationship-seeker point of view, Sam provided insight and advice from a dating site operator vantage point. When reading profiles, those who put a lot of time and thought into their profile answers were considered serious about finding a match.

He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.

A podcast listener named Nathan writes in to ask: “Is online Christian dating a good way to meet a future spouse if you don’t meet anyone through your church family?

Possibly you’ve tried online dating before and are debating giving it another go.

Focus on the Family’s Boundless create informative and entertaining podcasts that deal with various topics relevant to Christian singles in their 20s and 30s.

Last weeks podcast, ‘Behind the Scenes of Online Dating‘ featured a roundtable crew familiar with online dating from different perspectives.” I say that the biblical issue here is not how you meet, but whom you marry. Let’s just get this clear and then I will circle around to the other.A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives, but if her husband dies she is free to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord. So biblically the bottom line for the follower of Christ is: Will you marry only a believer.If your approach and lifestyle doesn’t click with a particular member’s, then save judgment and simply move on to another who may be better suited to you.As Amy Webb tells it, finding her husband was as easy as making a list.Other times, guys find out I’m a Christian and automatically assume I’m uptight and judgmental.

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