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Before continuing with this article, please review the preamble included at the beginning of part 1 of this series, "Biblical Dating: How It's Different From Modern Dating." * * * PART 2: Men Initiate, Women Respond » One of the big questions hovering around the topic of courtship and dating is the role of friendship.
Why the distinction between an “ex” of hers you know and one you don’t know? I know of many people (including Christians) who have met their spouse by way of a friend, even through a former boyfriend or girlfriend.
Does your faith exclude you from dating anyone who has dated a friend? Many years ago, one of my best friends was dating a girl I was attracted to.
Other messages have stressed that Christians need to be much more counter-cultural.
Joshua Harris, for instance, has promoted a model of courtship that harkens back to a model used broadly before modern dating evolved.
As Christians, don’t we want the best for one another whoever they are, and especially if they were friends of ours?