Christian view on dating
So let go of your apprehension about “not waiting on God” if that’s your hang up.
If you’re going to use the internet as a way to meet others and put yourself out there- do yourself the favor of being honest.
Though I’m not advocating for extreme uses of the internet and social media such as the aforementioned, I am saying that times have changed- and it’s okay for Christians to keep up!
Just as God used the cultural components of ancient biblical days to guide people to finding love (dowries, arranged marriages, and the like), He uses our cultural context to work out his will in our lives today.
We are called to glorify him in all things- including how we act and interact with the world around us (1 Corinthians ).
Online dating can be done in a God-honoring way if it’s wrapped with wisdom, honesty, and discernment- and then brought into the context of real life. Have a relationship question you’d like me to answer? (Limited number) Debra Fileta is a Professional Counselor, speaker, and author of the book True Love Dates: Your Indispensable Guide to Finding the Love of Your Life, where she writes candidly about dating, relationships, and how to find true love. Online dating doesn't correct the well-documented imbalance of devout Christian women (abundant supply) to like-hearted men (a paucity), but it at least widens the net for Christians seeking partners.