John Piper is founder and teacher of desiring and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary.For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. We’ve been chatting online for a while, and he’s such a lovely Christian man!
So a Christian is not free to marry outside the Lord. And what saddens me, Tony, is how many believers get so entangled emotionally with unbelievers that they either throw away their convictions or they stand on their head to see the other person as a believer when he is not. A mature believer will want his or her spouse not just to profess some kind of creed or be willing to go to church.
As Amy Webb tells it, finding her husband was as easy as making a list.
Other times, guys find out I’m a Christian and automatically assume I’m uptight and judgmental.
The stereotypes get old.” Of course, the problems don’t disappear when Christians choose to date only other Christians.
The vast majority of those using Christian dating websites are good people – and in many ways, you know more about someone you’ve met online than a stranger you’ve stumbled across at a party.
But in both cases, the occasional bad apple can slip through the net.
Now, I don’t wish to put anyone off internet dating – far from it.
I’m something of a connoisseur of Christian dating websites myself, and I’m enthusiastic about the opportunities they offer.
Of growing old together, and enjoying grandchildren, and kissing each other goodbye as we left this world for something better.
At some point in our lives, each of us will face some form of rejection. ‘Some Christians say masturbation is sinful and we must strive to conquer it,’ said the email. I have to admit, it helps me cope with sexual frustration. ’ Christian Connection is an award-winning Christian dating website in the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA and Canada.
Not to mention the pressure that comes with being the oldest girl in an African family.