Even within the Christian community, dating has changed dramatically in the past few decades. In the past, dating was a more deliberate process. Young adults took a deliberate approach to creating healthy relationships and seeking God’s will for marriage.
Everything is accelerated in today’s world, and the culture of instant gratification drives this. Dating is no longer a way to create a lasting connection, but a fun activity.
Authors and married couple Safa and Tovares Grey believe dating is an opportunity for single adults to develop the character they’ll need to be godly partners in marriage.
The Greys are with us on our Focus on the Family Broadcast “Aiming for a Godly Marriage in the Dating Years” to encourage Christian singles to develop a biblical framework for pursuing God’s design for marriage rather than settling for cultural expectations.
God has a much better plan than most couples for dating and marriage. Use this time to learn how to be the husband or wife that you want to be. This will help you create a marriage that is strong and godly.
Galatians 5.22-23 will help you learn…