Rather, for him courtship is “dating with a purpose.” In other words, you shouldn’t start a relationship with someone unless you are actually ready to get married and think the person in question is likely the one you want to marry.Harris condemns “recreational dating” in no uncertain terms.
As a result, my first romantic relationship was serious from day one.
It was all about “is this the person I’m going to marry or not? I knew that if I broke up with him I would be damaged goods, but also that I should break up with him immediately if I felt our relationship was not leading to marriage. I wish I’d known that it was okay to date without being being immediately serious.
Another girl approached and stood next to the first, followedby another.
Soon, a chain of six girls stood by him as he repeated hisvows to Anna.
But as the minister began to lead Anna and David through theirvows, the unthinkable happened.
A girl stood up in the middle of the congregation, walked quietly to the altar, and took David’s other hand.
Interestingly, conservative evangelical World magazine published an article last year about how Harris has messed up the dating scene for evangelical youth.
As they explained in an article last year, many evangelical young people today are afraid to date.
He even offers a scenario that has since been the nightmare of many an evangelical teen: It was finally here.