So, the scientific evidence leads us to the fact that we are created, not evolved. The good news is that the Creator will one day do just that.He cares about each of us and has a plan for our lives. You can see our full suite of Q&A pages here: Creation answers (frequently asked questions).
I intend to expose the flaws I see in today's dating model, and at the same time point out how Biblical courtship addresses these flaws.
As Christians, our primary purpose in life is to seek and serve God, and fulfill our destiny in Him. We need to find out what God's plan for relationships is, and then follow it. Let's study what we are doing now against what God has described in His word, and draw up a new standard. Other terms, such as 'betrothal' or even 'biblical dating' could be used, although they would possibly be confusing.
The current model that we are using is ineffective, at best. Dating was invented in the early part of this century.
The concepts presented here are helpful guidelines to consider, but the list is not exhaustive.
Each couple, along with their parents or other mentors, must discern God’s direction for the specific steps of their courtship.