MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

How Far Would You Go For Love?

June 8th, 2015 Viewed 984 times

This guy flew to England to propose:

Courting: The Only Way To Find a Mate

December 9th, 2009 Viewed 1705 times, 1 so far today

dream line

On November 19, Katy Case entered into a courtship relationship with a young man, with the intent that she would marry him.  I’m very excited for her, in that she has left one stage of life and is preparing to walk into another.

I believe that part of the way to fix the current erosion of the institution of marriage lies in not only speaking out about those that would change the definition, but helping those that are going to be or are in marriages to respect it as well.  To that end, I believe that the courtship movement illustrates a series of good philosophies that any parent should employ to help their children during the transition between child and adult, between single and married.

How Long Should I Be Engaged?

August 1st, 2008 Viewed 7270 times

pure kiss

I once heard someone say that you should spend a year dating, and then a year engaged before getting married.  The problem with this is that in our current culture all that is different between engagement and marriage it the amount of stress you’re having planning the wedding.

Well, that and the physical consummation of the wedding night1.

  1. Assuming you’ve maintained physical purity to this point []

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.