Christian and dating and dumped

08-Nov-2019 11:24

We’ve spent over 10 minutes tirelessly combing the limits of the interwebs – dissecting every nook and cranny, examining every loophole, instigating mass pandemonium – and ultimately, we’ve brought you back a list of 10 ridiculous Christian myths about dating that your ignorant friends probably believe. These are real quotes from real published articles, by the way. “The level of [men’s] lust is directly related to how much of our bodies is available to lust after. By this theory, the only way to really master the art of dating is to not do it.This is by far the weakest excuse for a cop-out I’ve ever heard, and yet it somehow manages to repeatedly eek its way out of the mouths of otherwise-brilliant pastors, authors, bloggers, and never-at-all-brilliant Twitter philosophers. The less we advertise, the less opportunity we give them to covet our bodies.” “When a guy gets ‘intoxicated,’ his body can’t help but react… “I’m not dating right now, so I can focus more on Jesus.” “We’re breaking up ’cause we feel like we need to just pursue God right now.” “I’m really attracted to her, and we have a lot of fun together, but I think I should just be focusing on my relationship with God right now.” As we all know, pursuing Jesus means discontinuing everything else in life. Unless a monastic lifestyle is your plan (more power to you), this sentiment doesn’t make any sense.

When we truly understand our place as sons and daughters of God, we aren’t bound by superficial rules. (Before I rile up too much teen spirit, let’s start with Prov and Prov . In our celebrity-loving Christian culture, anyone with a success story is ready to create a new theology or teaching to sell to the Body of Christ. What worked or failed for them won’t always give you the same results.If you’re going to reject community and walk in pride, nothing I say could prevent you from a sucky life. If you’ve cultivated a relationship with Holy Spirit and are remaining in close relationship with spiritual fathers and mothers in your life, you’re going to be just fine. Click below to download our 10,000 word study on eternal torment. If you’re emotionally broken or scarred, go get healing. But if you’re healthy, the only rule you need to follow is simply to be you.Self-development is important, but that’s about you, not about what you think some random bro wants to see.

When we truly understand our place as sons and daughters of God, we aren’t bound by superficial rules.

(Before I rile up too much teen spirit, let’s start with Prov and Prov . In our celebrity-loving Christian culture, anyone with a success story is ready to create a new theology or teaching to sell to the Body of Christ. What worked or failed for them won’t always give you the same results.

If you’re going to reject community and walk in pride, nothing I say could prevent you from a sucky life. If you’ve cultivated a relationship with Holy Spirit and are remaining in close relationship with spiritual fathers and mothers in your life, you’re going to be just fine. Click below to download our 10,000 word study on eternal torment.

If you’re emotionally broken or scarred, go get healing. But if you’re healthy, the only rule you need to follow is simply to be you.

Self-development is important, but that’s about you, not about what you think some random bro wants to see.

“You shouldn’t start dating until you’re sure marriage is on the table.” “Could you see yourself marrying him? Placing marriage-esque commitment expectations on yourself or your date will just set you both up for an ER’s worth of emotional damage.