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Putz says that Given the reality of our increasingly online, increasingly digital world, Christian niche dating sites serve as an easily identifiable online companion to more traditional offline means used by evangelicals to find a spouse.
They allow evangelicals to adopt the broader cultural turn towards individualism in the selection of romantic partners while still remaining true to conservative evangelical insistence on intrafaith marriage.
Indeed, many Irish Christians are now turning to the internet to find a long-term, spiritually-connected mate.
In the words of Jenell Paris, social anthropologist at Messiah College; “Christians should look online for dates…because that’s where the people are!
You know they are there somewhere, but you just aren't meeting them! Countless Christians in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and all areas around Australia have enjoyed broadening their circle of Christian friends, beyond their Church alone.
We love hearing about how many members of our online Christian Community have been blessed with a new found relationship or marriage.
“We don’t want Christians to marry nominal Christians or nonbelievers at all.” And once their customers are married, Christian dating sites claim to provide help on another account: they supposedly facilitate more compatible matches, which, according to Christian Cafe.com’s Fred Moesker, will help “to decrease divorce rates.” Moesker’s claim may seem dubious, but it does have at least the modest support of initial research from John T.
Of course, not all evangelicals view Christian online dating in a positive light.
In 2011, Christianity Today ran an opinion roundtable with the headline, “Is Online Dating for Christians? ” to “With Caution” to “No; Trust God.” More recently, Jonathan Merritt, a senior columnist at Religion News Service, wondered if online dating websites actually served to undermine Christian values, concerns that were echoed from another corner of the evangelical world by the Gospel Coalition.
For many Irish Christians, the goal of dating is to find a lasting relationship with someone who shares the same values.
At Elite Singles, we understand that the happiness that such a match can bring, which is why we aim to provide a dating platform that can help Christian singles connect, emotionally, spiritually, and for the long-term.