Christian online dating for teens

One couple I recently read about even exchanged their vows via the web.

Though I’m not advocating for extreme uses of the internet and social media such as the aforementioned, I am saying that times have changed- and it’s okay for Christians to keep up!

But as you enter the world of online dating, here are a few things you must always bring with you: 1.

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And being shy means that I am a ‘good’ Christian girl.

However, for me, as the years passed, I wondered if this was true. It seemed that in every other area of life God requires my active participation.

For myself, I fell for this myth hook, line, and sinker, for two reasons.

One, I was shy with guys and stepping out was uncomfortable and scary.

It’s as though “online” is code for “Dating someone who lives far away and is actually living a double life while I am over here clueless”. Or are you just setting yourself up for heart-break?

Fears of cheating, dishonesty, and vulnerability begin to creep into the picture. With the rise of social media and technology-driven interactions, I get a lot of questions concerning the topic of online dating relationships.

That seems a lot bolder than telling a guy that you like him!

And scripture applauds her, it does not condemn her.

Finding a job, making friends, doing ministry, and going to seminary all required me to take some action. If I did something beyond praying and waiting, did that mean I was taking over for men and sinfully thwarting God’s design for marriage?

Looking to scripture, I saw, there are women who we admire, who take active roles particularly in the way they relate to men. She perfumes herself, dresses up and then presents herself at Boaz’s feet after he climbs into bed.

Just as God used the cultural components of ancient biblical days to guide people to finding love (dowries, arranged marriages, and the like), He uses our cultural context to work out his will in our lives today.

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