With each of us having parents with different views and “tightness on the reins”, we subconsciously learned which environments gave us the most freedom, and tended to gravitate towards those locations (even though we did not deliberately want to compromise our purity in any way).
With that said, whenever we didn’t plan out exactly what we were going to do, it was easy for us to get into tempting situations.
We can’t help hoping our kids will have a better dating experience than we ever did. And now that we have 8 children of our own, we’re once again in conversations about that rather difficult world of dating, love, and marriage.I never thought I would hear my husband say, “we have become that couple”.That couple that has become so busy that they hardly find time for each other, at least not after only five years of marriage. It reaffirms to them that they are indeed important and you actually want to spend time with them. ”I don’t know, but I sure wished there was another way.
Matt and Lisa offer deep encouragement, along with practical steps and true-life stories, as we grow in walking the faithful life together. Lisa is the happily-ever-after wife of Matt Jacobson and together they enjoy raising and home-educating their 8 children in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.With many others roaming the premises, this can be a fun, safe outing.Going to the beach is always a fun trip (especially within a group).That’s what I told our family friend who was concerned that I wasn’t dating at the age of 26. I’d actually dated a fair bit and found the whole dating scene rather depressing. In His grace, Matt and Lisa Jacobson, authors of , are the hosts of a weekly podcast to talk about what it means to be a biblical Christian in marriage, parenting, church, and culture. So while we certainly don’t know everything, here’s some dating advice we’re giving them…Here are some ideas to promote healthy interaction where you and your date can have fun, get to know each other better, and stay pure while staying far away from the temptation that lurks in solitary situations.