Biblical courting vs dating
) and their unique way of handling romantic relationships—no kissing, no holding hands and no dates without a chaperone, to name a few. While I completely respected their way of life, at first I didn’t believe this was the lifestyle for me. After months and months of soul searching and growing in my spiritual walk, I made a big decision—my next relationship will be a Christian courtship.
These in-depth conversations led Brandon to take interest in moving our friendship to the next level and the rest is God's story.Define what a “Christ-centered relationship” means to you?A Christ-centered courtship is when a man and woman prayerfully and purposefully seek to determine if marriage is in God’s plan for them.They allowed God to write their love story and aim to share their love as an inspiration to other women on this journey with me. We met while studying at Cornell University, but it was a very rushed first introduction.I sat down with them to talk about how it all began and how far they’ve come together. Over the next two years, we crossed paths, but exchanged very few words.
(Including kissing.) In addition, we made a commitment to avoid entertaining certain subjects that may cause us to struggle with sexual thoughts. We committed to sharing our individual walks with each other.