Is Online Dating for Christians?
Air Date June 22, 2013
Of the 54 million singles in the U.S., nearly 80-percent say they've tried online dating! Is this popular method of finding a mate suitable for Christians? This Saturday on Up For Debate
, Julie Roys will discuss the issue with the owner of a Christian online dating service who says yes—and two popular ministry leaders who emphatically say no! Don't miss the discussion this Saturday at 8 a.m. on Up For Debate!
Bob Moeller serves as the co-founder of For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries. Bob is the host of the television program Marriage-For Better, For Worse, which airs on Total Living Network. He is also the author of several marriage books, including The Marriage Miracle. For more information about Bob, visit his website.
Dean Scott is the owner and founder of Sovereign Grace Singles, an online dating website. He met his wife through the website and has witnessed many successful marriages through online dating. Dean also serves his community as a firefighter and paramedic.
Candice Watters and her husband Steve founded Boundless.org webzine for Focus on the Family in 1998. Candice served as the Boundless editor for four years until leaving in 2002 to be a full-time mom, doing a little freelance writing and editing on the side. Both she and her husband are the authors of Start Your Family: Inspiration for Having Babies. For more information about Candice visit her website.
Julie Roys has become a trusted voice of biblical wisdom on Moody Radio, earning an audience through her weekly commentaries and appearances on The Morning Ride. Julie came to Moody Radio in 2007, after taking a 13-year hiatus from broadcasting to raise her children and serve in youth ministry. Prior to that, Julie worked as a TV news reporter for a CBS affiliate in Indiana and as a newswriter for WGN-TV and Fox News in Chicago.
Julie holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University. Julie and her husband, Neal, live in the Chicago suburbs and have three children.