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.Expressing opinions, beliefs and thoughts help Christians determine if a relationship has a promising future.The system today's young men and women have inherited for finding and marrying a future spouse leaves a lot to be desired.He is also an attorney who is used to tackling tough questions.The answers he brings may be different from anything you've heard before.The topics he's going to be dealing with are ones in which equally committed Christians have found different biblical interpretations.
* * * If you're reading this, you're interested in dating. In our society, dating has become something of an obsession. It's just something you do if you're single and of age (and that age is quickly dropping) in America. In fact, depending on which statistics one believes, the divorce rate for professing Christians may actually be than for Americans as a whole.
At times, Christian principles of chastity, honesty and worship present challenges but these same foundational guidelines also promote a wholesome and holy relationship based on trust, love and respect.
These are all important qualities in a healthy, long-lasting Christian relationship.
Realize that over 50% of girls and over 40% of guys never date in high school.
The Bible gives us some very clear principles to guide us in making decisions about dating.