Christian advice dating as an adult
(Brazos) looks at common assumptions about marriage in popular culture and the church, critiquing the latter from taking too many cues from the former.Drawing on biblical motifs and the church fathers, Colón and Field envision singleness as a witness to radical dependence on God — and to his expansive love for those outside the church. As we went on with our lives and earned degrees, we had long conversations about our frustrations of being single in the evangelical church.
" or "What do you do when you live hundreds of miles from your family?That's what I hope this column will be about — applying God's Word to dating, finding a spouse and getting married.I have to start by explaining the theological doctrine that drives the approach I want to outline (and advocate).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.
That truth has brought immeasurable emotional pain and other consequences to many Christians.