Scott Croft served for several years as chairman of the elders at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., where he wrote and taught the Friendship, Courtship & Marriage and Biblical Manhood & Womanhood CORE Seminars. Scott now lives in the Louisville, Ky., area with his wife, Rachel, and son, William, where he works as an attorney and serves as an elder of Third Avenue Baptist Church.
The practical problem with letting "attraction" lead the way in finding a spouse is not profound: It doesn't work.
Looking for a completely countercultural path to marriage? Here's how to apply God's Word to dating, finding a spouse and getting married.
Everybody settles when they decide to get married. Or nobody settles. Or is it both-and?
Make a decision within 12 months and avoid the pitfalls of lengthy dating relationships.
Congratulations! You're engaged! Now what?
You've started dating, but aren't ready to get engaged. What might your relationship look like during this "in between" time?
So you've decided you want to start dating. Now what?
What should friendships between single men and women look like?
So you think you're ready to date? Scott has some suggestions on how to get started.
If all sexual activity outside of marriage is a sin, is it also a sin to kiss outside of marriage?
In this second excerpt of the interview we conducted with Scott Croft and Michael Lawrence, we explore celibacy and the normalcy of marriage.
This is the first of two excerpts of an interview we conducted with Scott Croft and Michael Lawrence, addressing sexuality in dating relationships.
Courtship and dating — is one more biblical than the other? Learn more about the motive, mindset and methods of each.
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