It seemed like a good idea at the time. Red flags started to rise. Still I pressed onward with hopes of encountering helpful gems of wisdom and Christian counsel over the next pages. After all, the author is the Evangelical pastor of the largest church in America.
The 10 Best Dating and Relationship Advice Books for Christian Teens
"Why can't I be Christian and on dating apps?"
Christian teens form all kinds of relationships. From friendships to dating, these are the years that Christian teens start building ties outside of the family. While these relationships are an exciting time for Christian teens, they also come with their own issues and hazards. Suddenly the issues of sex and boundaries start to arise, and teens find themselves having to choose sides on "hot button" topics like homosexuality and abortion. There is a lot of growing to do in all aspects of relationships, and having Biblical and Christian guidance is essential.
Marriage gives Christian men the ability, according to God, to procreate and have sex with a woman that is his life partner. This is a privilege and not a right, so it comes with a responsibility to love you, take care of you, and make sure your needs are met. In other words, he doesn't just want to be intimate and run. Rather, he is looking to be a lover, a husband, a father and provider, and to be all that you can within his power. Similar to the way Christ loved the church and gave his life up for her, a Christian man is searching for a woman who he can love deeply.
I keep seeing something in the outer circles of my circles. When you help run summer camps, one of the blessings is getting go to be around college age people. I love seeing young adults finding their strengths and growing in maturity.