Christian perspective internet dating


04-Feb-2016 16:51

Online dating is one of those subjects that Christians enjoy debating.In one camp, there are some who believe looking for love online betrays a lack of faith in God's provision of a spouse.Advertisements for Christian home based businesses abound.The hype is so loud on the internet and elsewhere that I refused to write this page for three years. But in the years since I started this web site, I've watched as people I know spend endless hours and countless dollars following the hype. The truth is, the people who are making most of the money are the ones selling false hope. I asked my dad about this experience, and here’s how he described it: he told his parents he was ready to get married, so his family arranged meetings with three neighboring families. That’s how my dad decided on the person with whom he was going to spend the rest of his life. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I couldn’t imagine navigating such a huge life decision so quickly. Happily so—and probably more so than most people I know who had nonarranged marriages.The first girl, he said, was “a little too tall,” and the second girl was “a little too short.” Then he met my mom. Let’s look at how I do things, maybe with a slightly less important decision, like the time I had to pick where to eat dinner in Seattle when I was on tour last year.He quickly deduced that she was the appropriate height (finally! First I texted four friends who travel and eat out a lot and whose judgment I trust. Finally I made my selection: Il Corvo, an Italian place that sounded amazing. (It only served lunch.) At that point I had run out of time because I had a show to do, so I ended up making a peanut-butter-and-banana sandwich on the bus.

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