I also made sure he met some of my trusted friends early on so they could give me input.
That he was willing to be vetted helped me realize his intentions were sincere and his heart humble.
Scheduling the in-person meeting before you develop serious feelings can help you make wise decisions on whether this is a relationship you want to continue exploring or not. Meeting on a Christian dating site doesn’t automatically mean the person you’re communicating with is who they say they are.
When you schedule that first in-person meeting, do it in a public area.
In their view, the seemingly endless lists of online profiles creates a superficial consumer mentality that undermines the sacrificial nature of Christ-centered love.
The other side counters that online dating is merely a tool God can use to bring two people together – users don’t place their faith in the matchmaking site, but in the Lord. Like many things, online dating isn’t inherently evil or good.
For others, it may involve signing up to an online dating site and seeing if God uses that.
God used online dating to get us together, but, like couples who meet in a more conventional manner, we had to pray, trust and obey throughout every step of the dating and engagement journey. It's NOT safe to follow the example of those men and women who went against God's principles.
We’ve now been married for four-and-a-half years and we have two precious kids. That's one of the cool things about scripture - it doesn't gloss over man's poor choices and the tragic results. [email protected], For it's time Isaac and Rebekah was pretty orthodox.
It was strange to me that this guy knew how my day at work yesterday had gone, and yet I didn’t know if his eyes crinkled up when he smiled or if he gestured a lot when he talked.
(In case you’re wondering, by the way, they do and he does.) He was patient for me to come out of my shell a bit, and thank God I was able to overcome any foolish notions I had that our meeting would be perfect out of the box.