Start Glorifying god through dating

Glorifying god through dating

We courted for 1 year and 8 months and kissed for the first time on 8/14/2010. SO, let's first quickly break down the difference between courting & dating. We STAYED out in groups with people and family & we were rarely alone in our almost 2 year courting process. It wasn't EASY but if it was EASY, everybody would do it.

We often hear complaints from readers about the confusion, hurt and sexual sin they've encountered despite their best intentions.

Many want to know how they can go about getting to know someone and eventually getting married without getting hurt or compromising their faith.

"The goal of this series of articles, beginning with this introduction, is to provide our readers with a place to bring those questions.

Scott Croft is an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church where he teaches a seminar on friendship, courtship and marriage.

When TWO believers come together with their hearts committed to Christ..

Spend DAILY time with Him, apply what you learned, serve in your local church, walk in love, pray earnestly for your guy, forgive whoever hurt you-- DO your part.

You could be engaged and SO close to the wedding day-- HOW do you abstain?!?

Well, this post may be for you if any of the above applied to you.

Other messages have stressed that Christians need to be much more counter-cultural.

Joshua Harris, for instance, has promoted a model of courtship that harkens back to a model used broadly before modern dating evolved.

At Focus on the Family, we've offered a range of resources and expert advice bringing biblical principles to bear in this area.