Dating advice for single pastors
So, we want to celebrate marriages at The Village Church.And I want to celebrate women and men who have given themselves over to make disciples, whether they are married or not.But in a day when so much nominalism passes for authentic maturity, give us a few simple marks of spiritual growth that a man or woman should be looking for in a potential spouse.I think what you are looking for is seriousness about growth in the person’s faith.
And I think those pieces are a much safer gauge than whether they highlight passages in their Bible and show up to service every week.
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.
What can members of local churches practically do to help godly marriages happen, instead of just telling men, “Man up and get your life together,” and telling women, “Stop waiting around and be active in your singleness?
” What role should the church community play in deciding who and when to marry?
So, in that way, I’m encouraged by what technology has to offer.