Some singles don’t bother to look for a spouse, believing God will bring the person to them, while others are forever on a feverish search for one, fearing they may miss him or her.There should be a balance, as we remember that God is perfectly loving (Ephesians ; 1 John -18) and perfectly sovereign over every situation, desire and need (Psalm 1; Romans -39).Many respondents applied their understanding of the Bible – which is supported by experience of dating and marriage with subsequent divorce with non-Christians – to say they would never marry a non-Christian.Some women, in particular, find it very hard that there are not enough Christian husbands for the Christian women. E., 39, has a group of close female friends around her age who are all single.According to her, they had channelled all their energies into their careers, but very little into finding husbands.A friend once said, 'you're content with the love you already have from your family.''' MS WEE LE FONG, 40 The main reason for delaying marriage is "competing life goals", she says, such as a prolonged period in formal education and career. In the Marriage and Parenthood Study 2012, a survey commissioned by the National Population and Talent Division, 83 per cent of single respondents indicated that they wanted to get married.
Today, singles are more on their own to find a mate.Christian festivals have always been a fantastic place to connect with other believers, get inspired and re-energise your faith. Yes, a whole ten years after the age I thought would be ideal!But they can also be a great place to meet new people outside of your usual networks. So, I know what it’s like to want to be married, to see all your friends getting married, to go to social events and wonder if every guy that as much as looks your way is ‘the one’.In a world where we’re always busy, it’s the easiest way to find that special someone.It does mean, though, that you need to write your own dating profile.