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Godly Dating Principle #5: Be Intentional.

“Honesty guides good people; dishonesty destroys treacherous people.” ~Proverbs 11:3 Joshua Harris would say dating is only permissible if there is intent to marry. But where does this leave the person who may feel emotionally mature enough to explore getting to know someone on a romantic level, but not ready for marriage? Many young adults […]

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Godly Dating Principle #3: Be Equally Yoked.

“Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?” ~2 Corinthians 6:14 There is much debate as to what the Apostle Paul actually meant when he wrote this instruction to the Corinthian Church. It is safe to assume however, that […]

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DEAR ALI: “What are some Principles for Godly Dating?”

Last week, we talked about how there is no black and white formula laid out in the Bible on how to date in a way that honors God in the process. But, there are some distinctive principles from God’s Word, which we can apply to our dating lives, should He lead us in that direction. […]

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DEAR ALI: “Is God Against Dating?”

Dear Ali, Many of my friends in the church seem to be against dating all together. How then are we supposed to get to know the other person? Is it wrong to date? What does the Bible say about dating? Dear Reader, Excellent questions. Unfortunately, the Bible doesn’t say much about dating. It is one […]

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DEAR ALI: “Don’t you think the reasons for Christians staying single are entirely secular? Even in church, the guys prefer to date the pretty girls, and the girls prefer the guys with money…”

Dear Ali, Often the reasons for Christians staying single are entirely secular: even in church, the guys prefer to date the pretty girls, and the girls prefer the guys with money. It’s not that singles shouldn’t trust God. But when it comes to issues of marriage, material factors often determine who gets a ring, and […]

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