Modern dating can be confusing. Choices abound, signals are crossed, and technology can easily add to the clutter. So when we add roles and expectations to the mix, frustration is bound to set in. Should girls ask guys out, or is that “too forward”? Does it set a precedent for leadership in the relationship and ultimately a future marriage? What’s an appropriate way for girls to get things moving, if at all? Or do we all need to chill out and let the chips fall where they may? A spirited discussion between guys and girls gets the discussion started.
Tim Keller is an internationally known and respected pastor, author and ministry innovator. With the release of his book The Meaning of Marriage, coauthored with his wife Kathy, he became a champion for God’s design for marriage and its application in today’s world. Plus, as the pastor of a mostly-single congregation in New York City, Tim knows the challenges singles face, especially those who want marriage. In this interview, Tim and Kathy talk marriage, singles ministry, and why they wish they’d written Lord of the Rings.