Modern American dating is no more than glorified divorce practice. Young people are learning how to give themselves away in exclusive, romantic, highly committed (at times sexual) relationships, only to break up and do it all over again. God never intended for His kids to live like this. And instead of stepping in and doing something, many Christian parents simply view these types of relationships as a normal and necessary part of growing up. Unless your child is wiser than Solomon, stronger than Samson and more godly than David (all of whom sinned sexually), they are susceptible to sexual sin, and these premature relationships serve as open invitations.Well? Do you agree or disagree? Chime in.
I’m reading a book called Family Driven Faith by Voddie Baucham, Jr. The purpose of the book is to help us learn and do what it takes to raise sons and daughters who walk with God. Some friends of ours encouraged us to read this book as we started our homeschooling journey. But as I have been reading, I feel that all parents should read this book no matter where your children attend school. That is, if they desire that their children walk with God. In the very first chapter, Baucham is discussing dating and states this: