Christian guide to online dating
My husband and I know of various other Christian couples who met online and are now married.
Common to all of us was that we transitioned from the online world to the “real world” as soon as we could.
God used online dating to get us together, but, like couples who meet in a more conventional manner, we had to pray, trust and obey throughout every step of the dating and engagement journey. It's NOT safe to follow the example of those men and women who went against God's principles.
We’ve now been married for four-and-a-half years and we have two precious kids. That's one of the cool things about scripture - it doesn't gloss over man's poor choices and the tragic results. [email protected], For it's time Isaac and Rebekah was pretty orthodox.
That he quickly made sure I met his friends and family helped me know his intentions were serious.
I’m not going to lie – I felt a bit self-conscious and shy that first day I hung out with The Man Who Would Become My Husband.
It was strange to me that this guy knew how my day at work yesterday had gone, and yet I didn’t know if his eyes crinkled up when he smiled or if he gestured a lot when he talked.
(In case you’re wondering, by the way, they do and he does.) He was patient for me to come out of my shell a bit, and thank God I was able to overcome any foolish notions I had that our meeting would be perfect out of the box.
Through Boundless, Focus encourages intentional living and offers resources that motivate young adults to know their worth in Christ as individuals and to be open to the opportunities God may have for them.She met her husband online and has good insight on making the transition from being matched in a dating service to meeting in-person.