Scriptural dating vs scientific dating
The Christian dating couple must have boundaries in place and be committed to not crossing them.
If they find this hard to do, they must take steps to ensure that Christ will always be honored during their time together and that sin is never given a chance to take hold of their relationship.
In addition, courting couples state up front that their intentions are to see if the other person is a suitable potential marriage partner.
Courtship advocates claim that courtship allows for the two people to truly get to know each other in a more platonic setting without the pressures of physical intimacy or emotions clouding their view. For daters, spending time alone with a member of the opposite sex whom we find attractive can present temptations that can be very hard to resist.
Old earth creationists view the scientific dating methods as being reasonably accurate and therefore accept that the earth and the universe are truly old. As a ministry, Got definitely leans toward the young earth perspective.
Also, a great number of old earth creationists reject Darwinian evolution. We believe that Genesis chapters 1 and 2 are meant to be read literally, and young earth creationism is what a literal reading of those chapters presents.
young earth—what are the core issues in the debate?
Question: "What is the difference between dating and courting?
Old earth creationists question why, if the Bible uses symbolism in many other books, can’t metaphor be used in Genesis?