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Others include Loveandseek.com, Christian Cafe.com, and Equally
Together, they form a pool of eligible Christian singles that is rapidly growing in number.
Over the weekend, I discovered perhaps the strangest new addition to the Christian dating cadre: Reformed
The site is designed exclusively for Christians who adhere to the Calvinist tradition, a theological system that focuses on human depravity, God’s sovereignty, and the idea that God has already chosen the select few who will be saved.
I want to fall in love with you.” At first viewing, the spot is wildly effective.
But those who are familiar with the song will note that the “arms” mentioned are God’s and not Prince Charming’s.
The patriarchs of the Old Testament continually warned against marrying strange wives which would lead to idolatry.
Ah yes, the classic, “Let me show you a verse” move. w=240" data-large-file="https://derekzrishmawy.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/church_dating.jpg? Sometimes they make sense, others not so much, and a few make me laugh.
But it is only one of many online dating sites for the mate-less faithful.
Titled “Love Song,” the hit tune by Jars of Clay is about God calling us into loving relationship with Himself.
But Christian Mingle has emptied the tune of its meaning to co-opt its familiar religious language and attract users.
One has to wonder why the band would license their song for this purpose. v=pf7QY-8h Jo E Worse still, the site’s header invokes Psalm 37:4 over a picture of a swooning couple: “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.” The implication is that if you are a good Christian boy or girl, God will give you your dream mate.
This transactional view of God is hard to reconcile with a full reading of the Christian scripture, much less personal experience, but it certainly sounds enticing.