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And if you continue to pursue her with the wrong definition of love, know that I will fight for my daughter’s heart longer than you will, because I will not let you break it.
Consider this powerful description from 1 Corinthians 13:4-8: Love is patient, love is kind.
However, he has been hesitant to make them available, since it is easy for people to want a formula for courtship.
His concern was that families may misunderstand the purpose for the questions and miss out on potentially wonderful matches for their daughters. They are intended to help both parties get to know one another on a deeper and more deliberate level by creating points of discussion.
It is a compilation of all the things we thought would be helpful to our daughters in making a decision of whether or not to move forward in a courtship.
Things she should know and evaluate, things they could discuss and work out together.
This list is NOT meant to be a “checklist,” a “pass-or-fail-test,” or an in depth parental evaluation.The questions are intended for the purpose of “full disclosure,” as well as for discussion points.This doesn’t mean that certain questions won’t be “deal breakers.” Obviously, if you discover the young man is not a Christian, it would be sinful to proceed toward marriage (2 Cor. Remember, these questions are meant to help everyone get to know one another.In fact, our daughters have also filled out the questions, upon the request of certain suitors.Due to the varying theological positions and personal convictions of Christian families, these courtship questions are designed to help disclose important facts that may be significant in both party’s decision of whether or not to move forward in courtship.