Lessons for dating for christian teens
Why not tell your folks that you need to go to the library Saturday for some report that you have to do.
Guy: Ill met you there and then take you to my place. Guy: Come on, itll be cool we can just talk or watch TV or whatever!
5For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Girl: Yeah, sometimes I think they may just love me to death, if you know what I mean. Do you think we could meet at youth group and just talk a little. Guy: Maybe you could introduce me to your folks so they could get to know me. Ill ask my folks if you could come over for dinner or something. Break up into small cells of 4-6 if possible and open in prayer for the Lords guidance and wisdom.
4Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. These are good for a few laughs while the point is still taken.
The hard preparation will be worthy of a celebration. Don't: Put your teen's dates through the third degree. Don't: Call your teen three times during the date to check up. Don't: Grill your teen with a 1,000 questions about the evening. Do: Know exactly where your teen will be during the evening. Do: Host game nights, dinners, and after-church activities to get to know your teen's date. Don't: Force your teen to join a convent after a bad dating experience. When a teen starts to date, a parent's prayer life doubles.
As the first date approaches, discuss specific guidelines your family will honor. Do: Establish a general curfew for weekends and school nights. Don't: Insist that every date take place in your living room with you and your spouse. Dating is a completely new phase of life that must be learned. Trust God to protect your child and your influence in her life.
Long before the first date, teach your child about dating.
1 Thessalonians 4:1-5 1Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. 2 Cor Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you.
(Ive found it best never to push kids into these kinds of things.) Tell them to be dramatic, which tends to make it funny, as well as pointed.
Youll need two male and two female actors, as well as six bible verse readers.
Do: Reserve the right to cancel any date if you perceive a threat to your teen's safety.
DATING This is a skit that was used with a group of around 30 youth.