Unlike other Christian dating sites, e Harmony matches singles based on compatibility, helping people find each other by identifying the things that really matter to them.
” Whether over coffee in my kitchen or on the hallowed ground of women’s small groups, I hear these murmurs constantly.A wise man once told me that there were only two outcomes for dating relationships: getting married or breaking up.“The secret,” he said, “is knowing how to handle a dating relationship so you know if the other person is worth marrying or he or she is honored in the breakup.” Unfortunately, it seems like many young singles struggle to figure out just how to handle dating–and I’m not the only one who’s noticed how weird the Christian dating scene can be.Indeed, these days it can be surprisingly difficult to find a partner who shares your values, let alone an Irish man or woman who you actually Christian blogger Rebecca Vandemark (33), who says that “my partner’s faith is the most important aspect when considering who I date,” thinks that part of the complexity of Christian dating is age, saying that the “church is not equipped to handle singles over the age of twenty-five.” Christian author Carrie Lloyd (34) agrees, adding that gender can also come into play.She says “not every Christian may have access to a healthy community of single Christians.It's our mission to help faith-minded singletons unite with our Christian dating platform." Corinthians 13:4-7 According to the Pew Research exam, some 70% of Americans identify as Christian.
While this sounds like a lot, many American Christians are not particularly active in their church communities. This may be a small matter for some but, for Christian singles who want a faith-filled partnership it's a vital difference, adding to the challenge of finding a partner who you trust shares the same values.
And, for many Americans, that right place is online, with dating sites like Elite Singles.
- Janelle Paris, social anthropologist at Messiah College Indeed, a surprisingly large percentage of Christian singles are turning to the internet to find a long-term, spiritually-connected partner.
I don’t have first-hand knowledge, but thanks to reality TV, I believe it appears to involve asking the woman’s dad if she is available to date, and possibly not kissing until the actual wedding.
Outside the Duggar-verse, there is the less overt but just as prevalent “ideal spouse” dating. Did she want my sweatshirt because she was cold, or because she likes me?
Being a Christian means trusting that God has a plan for you, but sometimes that plan takes a little time to reveal itself.