Christian girl dating a non christian
Typically the singles group would really be the youth groups: teenagers or college students who are just getting started with life, and even then the central focus isn’t about pairing people together for marriage, but social endeavors to keep the young people happy and staying in church.
And when they stay, they can also be utilized as cheap labor for church projects. We have a culture that promotes and provides an infinite variety of venues for short-term dating, hook-ups and flings, and yet the churches offer virtually nothing to counter that.
Marriage provides the training ground to breed new leaders and caretakers for the body of Christ.
We read over and over again that a man cannot effectively lead the church unless he has first had the experience of raising and leading his own family.
And yet, the singles crisis is often ignored because it’s couched in the veil of good works.
(Even David had his lions and bears before he finally confronted Goliath.) They are novices, and true to the warnings of Scripture, they become lifted up with pride and fall under condemnation.Or it may just be one carriage trying to pass another. I also found the discussion of bed courtship, or “bundling”, interesting.This is a practice that has been associated with the Amish but today is typically only seen among more conservative Amish groups.They simply refuse or fail to take a more proactive role in helping singles get married, when in fact it should be one of its major priorities.Why is it so important for Christians to get married?