Unequally yoked: Yes! It is a big deal!

Simply said, yes, it is a VERY big deal to be in partnership with a person who does not hold the same beliefs as you. Scripture is clear that this should not be. As I pointed to in my last post, 2 Corinthians 6:14 clearly states we are not to mix light with darkness. This reminds […]

Unequally yoked: Is it really a big deal?

Working with young people, one of the most common questions I hear stems from the apparent Biblical principle that we should not date/marry a person who does not have the same faith in Christ as we do. Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with […]

Have you ever wondered why you don’t see any church weddings in the Bible? Some things to think about: The Bible word sometimes translated ‘fornication’ does not mean ‘sex before marriage.’ In the Bible, weddings were purely secular. Under Old Testament law, casual sex was impossible. For an unmarried man to have sex with an […]

The Answer to All Christian Dating Problems!!

Pastor Mark Driscoll, out of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, can easily offend people with his boldness and confrontational preaching style. But when it comes to relationships, whether it be dating or in marriage, I know no better source. This is a clip from his 9 Misconceptions preaching series, this one being on dating. I […]

Not following the rules

It’s interesting how the culture we grow up in impresses upon us unspoken rules that are expected of us. You should shake hands with a person you’re meeting. You should shower often enough so you don’t stink! You shouldn’t pass gas in front of women… often. When it comes to dating, there’s a lot of […]

The purpose of this blog will be to ponder the topic of biblical relationships in dating and purity. Over the years, I’ve come to greatly appreciate the importance of staying pure and keeping ones boundaries while getting to know a person of the opposite sex. My ideas will likely be considered traditional in tune, but […]