Topics: 10 Questions on Dating with Matt Chandler | Desiring God

Matt Chandler is a husband, father, lead pastor at The Village Church in Dallas, and author of several books, including The Mingling of Souls: God’s Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, and Redemption .

We get a lot of questions from young Christian men and women who are “not yet married.” Their season of life awakens many desires and hopes, uncertainties and insecurities, and tricky pastoral questions.

To help find the right questions, we called on three not-yet-married friends who gave some time to thinking about the challenges faced by singles: Lore Ferguson, Paul Maxwell, and the recently engaged Marshall Segal. We ended up with these questions:

Loneliness is not a reason to rush God"s timing.

Desire it. Pray for it. And watch God provide!

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Bible - Duur: 2:32.

Godly Dating Advice 247: You are beautiful inside and out. Don"t let any man make you feel like you"re not.

Save sex for marriage. Learn the person you"re with before you end up in a nightmare marriage just because you wanted sex.

You have to guard your walk with God and your relationships.

The relationship will never work unless both people are trying. Not just one, both.

Christ holds all things together.

Looks fade. Character and a relationship with God is what you have to look for in a person if you want it to last.

I trust the next chapter, because I know the author.

Godly Dating Advice 248: Forgive him.

Speak life over them. Never underestimate the power in prayer and encouraging someone to be who God called them to be.