“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” 1- Corinthians If I had a dime for every time someone has sat on my couch, in tears about a recent breakup, I think I’d be a rich man. Fighting bitterness or fighting to get over the pain of the loss. ) If the gospel really makes a difference in our lives, it should show itself in the worst of moments.
I pastor a very young church (the average age is 28). ” conversations is a fairly normal part of what I do. Not every relationship ends in marriage. Giving yourself over to quick peeks at his or her face-book page or Instagram account. But if Christian dating looks no different than the world then our faith shows itself to be relatively useless.
When I started dating my wife, Grace Anna, in the summer of 2008, I was a Marine officer stationed in Japan, and she was on CRU staff at Duke University.
As I began to have feelings for her and think that I wanted to pursue her in an exclusive relationship, I decided to call her dad to let him know more about me and what my intentions were.
That doesn’t mean you should be cruel; we are still called to speak the truth in love (Eph.
Throughout the course of our conversations while we were dating, there were several qualities that he encouraged me to pursue as a man in the relationship.There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.Christian culture is like any other in that we develop truisms that we accept without verifying. How will the One who loves you most, God, figure in to your dating life?And, we read in 2 Corinthians , “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. But remember, every marriage starts out with a first date.