As we continue to look at the criteria we need to consider when dating someone, Pastor Ford will remind us that God always wants us to be equally yoked in marriage. So one of the first things to consider about a person who is potentially a mate is whether or not they are a believer. God does not want us to practice missionary dating—when we date someone with the intention of helping them become a believer.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.
Treasured Truth is a 24-minute radio program, airing daily. Each day, James Ford, Jr., Pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, presents clear, powerful Bible teaching-adding godly wisdom and guidance to listeners' daily walks with Christ. Pastor Ford uses his breadth of experience to bring Christ-centered, expository preaching that is relevant to an audience of all races and cultures.