However, it can be argued that any relationship, regardless of where it ignited, is outside of a pastor's control.
I'm a firm believer that the Christian online dating experience leads to long-lasting relationships that reflect the true sovereignty and love of God, and encourage my fellow pastors to explore this resource.
While tradition and technology may seem like antonyms, they're a match made in heaven when it comes to finding a compatible Christian mate.
Courtship is the time when couples build a healthy relationship by determining capability, establishing trust and agreeing on expectations.
In my opinion, online dating helps couples move through the courtship process.
Each site offers a 100% free trial and is easily searchable by religion, denomination, and more.
Dating is a free online resource that offers valuable content and comparison services to users.
While pastors fully support the biblical principles of a Christ centered union, it's the methodology of getting there that they haven't quite embraced.
In addition to growing their own congregations, pastors feel a powerful sense of obligation to their members; to observe and mediate relationships of all sorts.
As a pastor for almost 20 years, I understand the value of creating relationships within my own congregation for growth and a strong sense of community; however, the reality is that in average sized churches, singles groups have a limited offering when it comes to other single Christians, while online dating offers a much larger pool of likeminded single Christians.