Converting Them Softly with Their Words

This past week, we concluded our preaching series on biblical courtship. The goal was to help parents and grandparents with biblical truth and helpful resources on how to equip your children for the process of finding a spouse. We live in a confused world of compromise. Marriage has been redefined, maligned, and abused. Divorce is celebrated and expected. This may seem overly protective or an ancient practice, but as I stated in my sermon, the recreational dating methods are relatively new in terms of human history.

Just married couple enjoy sex in the missionary position

Share Tweet email Bible Verses: Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever?

While missionary dating seems to have worked for some, there will always be consequences in that marriage for its unbiblical beginning. Perhaps God does want to .

Share Whether we wear a uniform or not, we all have sacrificial service to offer. Memorial Day likely conjures up memories for all of us. Mine start from when I was too young to know what the day meant. When I was a young boy, it was a family time, a holiday from school or other obligations, and a time for picnics, multi-generational baseball games in an open field, and reunions with seldom-seen relatives. Over the years I have gained a much greater appreciation for this day and what it means.

From my first assignment in Vietnam to my last in Germany, I was continually reminded of the extraordinary sense of commitment and service in the young men and women with whom I was privileged to serve.

Why Online Dating Doesn’t Work

Instagram During a recently-aired episode of Oprah Winfrey’s “Super Soul Sunday,” hipster Hillsong NYC leader Carl Lentz replied in the negative when asked by the popular talk show host if he believes only Christians can be in a relationship with God. The episode was recorded earlier this year, but aired this past Sunday as per the Super Soul. Shelly Wall had been advised months into her pregnancy that her son had spina bifida, chromosome abnormalities and hydrocephalus.

As he was not expected to survive, doctors recommended an abortion—again and again.

Missionary dating‘ isn’t just unbiblical, it’s impresses weak christians to backslide, or leave christ altogether.

About This Site Thank you for visiting. I was a member of a spiritually abusive Independent Fundamental Baptist Church for a little over 25 years. The focus of this site, therefore, is the issue of spiritual abuse and deception in the IFB churches. This site also has a secondary emphasis on other Christian churches, but will mostly focus on the IFB Denomination. Like others who have similar sites, the reason for concentrating on the Independent Fundamental Baptist Denomination is simply due to personal experience.

Most Baptist churches are very similar to the IFB. Some are a little different and may be less strict or have different stances on scripture, but for the most part they are all very similar. I can really only speak from my experiences so that is why this site is singling out the IFB. Much of what you will read here comes directly from my personal experience. Much of the information contained within this site can be generalized to other churches, but not all of it.

I will let you, the reader, determine which applies to you and your unique situation. Since leaving the IFB in , I have encountered many people who have come from not only IFB churches, but also other Christian churches with similar experiences of spiritual abuse. Although I understand that good things still happen in IFB churches and that many people are brought to the Lord and salvation, I still believe that the IFB operates much like a cult. Afterall, God can use a cult to bring people to him.

Guidelines for Christian Sex

Why do we observe it? Paul is called an Apostle? It is not because a It inspires me. As the first step we prove the reliability of the Bible insofar as it is history. From that we conclude that a Church with infallible teaching authority was founded by Christ. And then we take the word of that infallible Church that the Bible is inspired.

Rock Strongo writes, Just because a problem is widespread doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Hillsong has a serious problem with its culture of celebrity and bullying. Then there’s also the many problems with their doctrine and false gospel. They position themselves as a .

The trajectory of lives and eternities are in the balance. Church, this issue shapes our young people, friends and family more than we could ever imagine. And we have been passive too long. Establishing principles for Christian dating could set men and women on a course toward Christ-centered marriages. Laying out guidelines for dating as followers of Jesus could alter the lives of men and women by keeping them out of toxic and unhealthy relationships and ultimately marriages.

Most importantly, guidelines and principles for dating could transform lives and shape eternities. So, this is incredibly important. And we have a responsibility as men and women of God to be pro-active. So, I am starting the conversation. I hope and pray the words from this post will spark further conversations in your ministries, relationships and homes. Here are 10 really important principles for Christian dating. If you need to take a minute to let that sink in, I will be here when you get back … … Alright, glad you returned.

Is It Wrong for Christians to Missionary Date Unbelievers?

July 24, Who says missionary has to be boring? Sick of the same old, same old in your sex life? You don’t have to get crazy with your partner: Even the missionary position can be thrilling! The missionary position is a classic for a reason. It is one of the most comfortable and versatile sex positions.

This blog exists for the support of Christian wives who have restricted the sexual activity in their marriages and want to change that. I write to help these women seek fulfilling intimacy in their marriages–for their own sake as much as for the sake of their husbands.

True, no relationship is perfect, but if you find yourself ignoring the following red flags, you might want to cut your losses and look for someone who is a better fit. Does he frequently criticize you? Do you walk on eggshells to avoid upsetting him? Do you act differently around him than you do with your family and friends?

If you have said yes to any of these questions, do you really want to do spend your life that way? You deserve to be with someone who accepts and loves you for who you are. Are you the one doing all the compromising or making all the sacrifices?

10 Things Guys Absolutely Hate About Missionary Sex

On the surface, missionary dating may seem like a cool idea. Nothing good ever started with dishonesty. A foundation of dishonesty sets the tone for what the relationship will look like, even into marriage.

Thank you for visiting. This site is dedicated to exposing the Mind Control, Manipulation, Deception, Spiritual and Emotional Abuse, Heresy, Legalism (“Phariseeism”), and Authoritarianism behind the Independent Fundamental Baptist Denomination (IFB).

February 15, It was a bit mixed, from what I recall. Certain leaders one of whom was the same age as me and happily married since the age of 19 were pressuring-types who would encourage us to “put yourself out there” and “you never know, he could be the one! Others were more nonchalant and laidback about it. That was my takeaway from it all, fwiw. I am of the lesbian-leaning sort and so most of the advice I got was of the “give the opposite sex a chance” and “you know that GAWD doesn’t make us to be homosexual!!!!

I don’t think it was really predatory as much as it was people who were too focused on marriage instead of themselves.

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