Laura was dressed to the nines and showing off her pale and lean legs in a front-split black skirt and chic black ankle boots paired with a clingy black lace-accented top and tailored black leather jacket.As a man or woman dedicated to the Christian faith - and with a devout focus on God’s place in our daily lives - navigating the waters of modern dating can be tricky indeed.I didn’t see anything wrong with enjoying the admiration and flirtation of a different guy every few months.When my sister gave me the book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” for a graduation gift, I thought it sounded dorky and old fashioned.We need to learn to hold our own convictions on this matter with charity.
The fact is that Christian singles who are marriage-minded and commitment-focused need more than Christian dating advice when it comes to the season of their lives where a potential mate comes along.
There's no real faith in that person’s heart so belief becomes a namesake.
So instead of looking to check the boxes — “does he go to church? ” look for those around your potential partner who can speak of their reputation.
Every couple's story will be different, unique and beautiful, so don't panic if your experience does not match the ideal you have in your head of Christian courtship.
When it comes to following the principles of Christian courtship, Joshua Harris' says himself, "One of my main concerns in my church or any other church is that there be no disunity among Christians over issues of dating and courtship.