Essay on Top Sites for Christian Singles

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Top Sites for Christian Singles

"You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with." --Wayne Dyer

While I enjoy being single, I do occasionally like male company for dinner, dancing or just good conversation. Fortunately, there are many sites for singles to find friends, dates and even mates; however, I was interested in sites for Christian singles.

After contacting several megachurches to inquire as to which sites were most used by their singles, we learned that the directors for the ministries were not asking this question and the singles where not volunteering the information—although the felt the services were being used. The single ministry leaders felt that their goal was to provide an environment for the singles
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After speaking with those who have personally used the services, what they liked most on any dating site are pre-screened members (i.e., background checks) and the ability to browse potential candidate during a trial or free membership.

One site, Bigchurch.com, is owned by Penthouse Media Group. Knowing that even non-Christian sites are not 100% authentic, some Christian singles sites do publish statements or articles of faith. A few of the Christian singles sites admitted to not wanting to publish a statement of faith so that no one would feel excluded.

Christian Mingle, owned by Sparks Networks, primarily has members in the US and some in Canada. They provide opportunities for members to express his or her faith, share a bible passage, and list a church or ministry affiliation. The profile took five minutes to complete—even asking open-ended questions to allow you to express yourself. Member fees are $29.99 per month; however, with a six-month contract, the fee is $13.99 per month.

Christian Singles is owned by Christians Networking Enterprises LLC, and they advertise that they are dedicated to marriage

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