Is there such a thing as “too fast” in Christian dating?How do you know if a dating relationship is moving too quickly emotionally, or too quickly toward marriage?However, author and co-founder of Boundless Candice Watters has the remedy.In her book, , she explores the steps a woman can take to inch closer towards the aisle.And so I think the church really serves and helps Christian singles consider marriage and consider dating.Within the covenant community of faith, there should be those around a person that can speak of their reputation and whether they are serious about growing in the Lord and putting sin to death in their life. Is there seriousness in this person to grow in their relationship and understanding with the Lord?Click here to read the follow-up article 7 Mistakes Single Christian Men Make With Relationships.
Marriage is one of those rare things that really does take two people. They’re not in churches the way Christian single women are. What would help is if the church and the pastors would speak a unique message to never-married singles to say, “Most of you biblically really are called to marriage.
Even if one of them doesn't end up being your spouse, you're praying in a way that will bless all of your sisters in Christ.
And then pray that God would bring a husband into your life.
Because what I have tragically found is that Christian singles hit an area of desperation, particularly young women, and they will go: “Yeah, he is a Christian, he comes to church.” And really what they’re saying is this guy comes to church a couple of times a month, but outside of attending a service, he doesn’t have a real seriousness about growing in his understanding of the Lord, growing in his understanding of the Bible, being a prayerful person, no vivication or mortification that can be spotted, and no one who really knows them enough to speak to the growth in their character.
Now practically speaking, this means singles are seeking out people to speak into their lives.