The apostle Paul summed up the Christian attitude when he said: Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
It's their call, of course, but here again we believe it's crucial that mom and dad know their child's dating partner and his or her parents well.
God loves us, and He does not want us to fail in life.
But that sometimes means that He will not give us what we want when we want it because He knows the positive or negative results of our truest desires.
appropriate and encourage their children to follow Josh Harris's "courtship" model.
Others feel that dating can be a positive experience for teens provided they are mature enough and the parents know and trust the dating partner.