He always lets the girl know where he stands so she feels secure and isn’t left guessing.
Now, think about your teenager - and forget everything you know about dating.
In your teen's world, getting "asked out" may mean cementing an exclusive relationship after weeks of "talking" online, texting, or Facebooking.
She looked nonchalantly out her window as their car crossed a small bridge. “I would like to ask you a very personal question and give you the freedom not to answer if you don’t want to.” He paused, waiting for her reply. Our junior high and high school age teens don’t date anyone exclusively.
Is it wrong for girls and boys in the church to be friends?
Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ." (Galatians 6:1-2) Besides that, if boys and girls in the church can't be friends, how could a young man or woman find a Christian mate?
I have seen many marriages where one spouse did not share the faith of the other, and many have had problems.Male leadership wasn’t the result of the Fall, but of creation (as Genesis implies and Paul makes clear in 1 Timothy 2). Clean your act up today, not "when" The lie is that once you find the right girl, all your problems will go away—you just need the right motivation, right? If Jesus isn’t motivation enough to grow in maturity and pursue godliness, then you are not ready to pursue a woman. Joshua 1:8 says, “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.” Every man needs to realize that he will only be worth following if he follows God.God wants to use the next years of your life to send your roots deeper into His Word, deeper into a walk with Christ.This is true for adults, and should be especially true for their children.Especially in the teen years, but even before that, it is important to have friends that understand and agree with your beliefs.How should we act toward each other and how much time should we spend together?