From taking a hike with your new romantic interest to planning a sunset viewing party, there are plenty of ways to get to know someone new without having to follow the typical date-night cliché.And, if you’re a Christian looking for a faith-friendly date idea, you certainly have way more options than just heading out to meet for drinks.My goal is to simply pass on, from one teen to another, some thoughts I have developed from my observations, personal experience, and advice from others.So here goes: Your quality and purpose of life is not determined by whether or not you date or get married.Here are 10 faith-filled date ideas to help you out of your dating rut!is a new lifestyle site, devoted to filling daily life with grace and inspiration through uplifting articles, useful reviews, powerful photos and videos.Neither will I pretend like I have the best advice, since I am not even married.Married people have the best dating advice since they have already done it!
In this article I am going to call it “dating” and define it as “the process of finding a spouse.” I do not claim to be an expert: I realize that many varying opinions about dating float around Christian circles jumping over each other, getting mixed together, and consuming some people.Nowhere, however, does it say that God picked out a spunky brunette whom he's waiting to spring on you at the right moment. When it comes to God, I'm pretty careful about saying what he does or doesn't do.But I do know this—if you rely on this idea too much, your dating life will get really confusing.Kinda makes you queasy all over just thinking about it.Recently, some of my married friends told me how they missed the "thrill" of first dates.Or the dinner-date during which I got sick and ended up face-first in my plate of pasta.I could go on…Lest you think me pitiable or cynical, I have actually had great first dates that ended without a dry-cleaning bill.I've learned that dating awkwardness is usually due to unspoken expectations: he doesn't know what she's thinking and vice versa.Today, especially among Christians, it seems group dating is preferred over the traditional one-on-one date.You are destined to be with her, and God will guide you to her." Good luck finding this one in the Bible.There is plenty of stuff about God's will for his people, God wanting good things for you, and God's ultimate plan.There are some myths out there that people assume to be gospel about dating.Christian culture is like any other in that we develop truisms that we accept without verifying. You wish it could happen soon but it completely freaks you out. Some people call this dating, other people call it courting — there are likely countless terms you could use for the process.