Should Christian Singles Date?

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Mark Driscoll Ministries helps people learn the Bible, and helps leaders teach the Bible – and the primary way is through giving away free resources to Christian leaders and believers. This weekly newsletter is to that end, answering practical questions from readers on important topics from the Bible.

This week’s question: The cultural norm for romantic relationships today, is “dating, relating, and fornicating.” But when we look historically, globally, and Biblically, this is far from the norm and is in fact often discouraged.

Should Christian singles date?
Should Christian singles court?
Should Christian singles have pre-arranged marriages?

Watch this week’s video, and check out Pastor Mark’s recommended reading on marriage and family for more information.

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