The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
(But as we shall see, they probably did not survive unscathed).
Our attitude to dating is not so much a matter of church policy but a matter of family government.
Laying a solid foundation in this area is a parental reponsibility, but the church has a responsibility to hold the family accountable to the Word of God.
By the third year…Courtship or Dating, Part 2: Loving and Honoring Authority Pastor Phil Layton, Gold Country Baptist Church, Jan. But perhaps you also got a valentine from your spouse or a special…INTRODUCTION No matter how much church ministry changes, some elements remain the same.
10, 2010 ( Introduction: - God’s Word is sufficient for all of life and godliness (2 Tim. It may not use some of the modern terms we use,…Courtship or Dating, Part 3: Parental Protection from the Dating Game (Ruth 2-3) Preached by Pastor Phil Layton at Gold Country Baptist Church on January 24, 2010 been studying the book of Ruth on Sunday evenings and taking time to look at its principles in light of how…Covenant Marriage February 15, 2004 Scripture: Song 2:1-13 This is the day after Valentine’s Day. The kids gave out Valentine’s Day tracts last Sunday. For many centuries, pastors have performed weddings and officiated at funerals, baptisms, dedications, confirmations, and community events.
Dating is a stage of romantic or sexual relationships in humans whereby two or more people meet socially, possibly as friends or with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in a more committed intimate relationship or marriage.