Dating in a Godly Way. Choose a partner who values their relationship with God as much as you do. If you want God to be central in your relationship, you should choose someone who is passionate about following God. Before you start dating anyone, pray that God will help you find the right person.
July 31, 2010 Some of Us Just Can't Be Without a Man. On July 31, I will be married four years. I am really grateful to God for blessing me with my husband. But it was a long, long journey for me to walk down the aisle.
Should a Christian use a dating service to find a spouse?
I can truly relate with all the Christian women who are waiting on God to send them a husband. You see, I married for the first time in my 50s. Yes, I was one of the rare flowers who refused to settle, and who waited an eternity to marry. It troubles me when I see the desperation in Christian women and women in general these days. In the African-American community, it is even worse as the ratio of men to women is excruciatingly low.
Where are all the good men we would ask? When an available brother would join our church, all the single women would pounce on him like a piece of meat- like bees to honey. It is not surprising how commitment has flown out the window--these guys can have their cake and eat it too. Because we allow them to out of desperation. Some of us just can't be without a man. Our worth is determined by who is on our arm. We accept anything to not have to be alone.
I refused to be in that category. So if you are amongst the single women in the world and especially if you are a Christian, here are my tips to be patient and allowing God to send your husband to you.
Get Busy Working for God I was and still am very busy working for God. I found that when I was busy working, I didn't have time to feel sorry for myself because I had no one. If you are a Christian, you want your mate to see you busy working for the Kingdom. In the midst of my wait, my Pastor asked me to start a singles ministry at my church. At first I said no, but then God revealed that leading a ministry like that was all a part of His marriage preparation plan for me.
I led our ministry for over 10 How do you date in a godly way?. Leading the singles ministry showed me things that I had done wrong in my dating relationships. It helped me to grow in my relationship with God and as a person. It helped prepare me for marriage.