Church dating stop
I mean the “talk to them in the lobby” thing has some value, but our lobby was small and the window to approach was short. It only takes one scorn woman to mess with your reputation. I know this much – I always hesitated to ask out anyone from church. Men need more than the three categories of creeper, player, and perfect. If the leaders of a church are going to tell men that they need to “man up”, then they better dang well have their back when they do. But that is nothing compared to the mind games you have to play. I won’t even try to cover them all, but here are a few (I’ll have more to say about some of these later). If a guy approaches a woman, she shouldn’t have to answer if she wants to marry him, just if she wants coffee. Second men and women need to show each other this grace thing we all talk so much about. The male leadership of the church need to be able to stand up to women, not just stand up for them. Men who wanted to wait until marriage to have sex, but you know, everything else is fine.Men who claimed this huge testimony of healing in public, yet continued the practices they were supposedly “healed” from in private, asking you not to tell.
podcast and answered ten questions on singleness and dating.
We get a lot of questions from young Christian men and women who are “not yet married.” Their season of life awakens many desires and hopes, uncertainties and insecurities, and tricky pastoral questions.
To help find the right questions, we called on three not-yet-married friends who gave some time to thinking about the challenges faced by singles: Lore Ferguson, Paul Maxwell, and the recently engaged Marshall Segal.
I kid you not, I broke up with a guy for not being the Christian man he claimed to be, and he told everyone I broke up with him because lost my way from God.
His choice to protect the lie that he was a perfect Christian came at the price of me because that’s what “Christian” men do.
The men who scream the loudest in public that they are divinely chosen are the ones that remove that mask in private to reveal who they really are, and it's not who you signed up for. I’m in no way saying that women should avoid Christian men.