Yet, within this goal is the mutual objective: to get to know each other as a brother and sister in Christ in a way that honors God.While every dating relationship or "courtship" may not end up in marriage, it should result in growing closer to God and building each other up in the Lord.
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We walked to a table and the conversation quickly turned to our jobs. He paused with glass in hand and said, “Oh, you’re religious.” I nodded. Yet in a strange way the encounter exemplifies some key elements of the dating scene facing young adults today: We’re trying to be open, to build relationships, to find someone who shares a worldview that reflects similar morals, perspectives, ethics, a desire for growth and, well, other stuff.
And we are still working out the details of how best to make that happen.
Without a God-driven purpose in dating, too often, our youth and young adults will be caught up in the emotional and physical pulls that are naturally there.
As a father, it's a big part of my calling to ensure my sons and daughters understand this primary objective before they enter into their dating years.
, I found myself responding to his brief message in my inbox.