The goal is for the family to help the man and woman stay accountable for their level of commitment to each other.So, Mom and Dad are allowed to counsel their son if they feel he is compromising the woman in any way. Group Activities Are Encouraged Nowadays, one-on-one date nights are basic protocol for people in relationships."Courting" is the theme on the new season of TLC’s hit reality show "19 Kids and Counting," which stars the Duggar family and premieres tonight.Two Duggar daughters – Jessa, 20, and Jill, 22 – begin relationships with their respective beaus, Ben Seewald, 18, and Derick Dillard, 25.The test is Rom - "true love does no harm to a neighbour and fulfills the law." So we must find a lawful way for our young people to fall in love and prepare for marriage. It is an established cultural norm to be followed without further question.Most parents continue to allow dating because it is the way that they did things in their day, and they believe that they survived.Our attitude to dating is not so much a matter of church policy but a matter of family government.
Not so with courtship, which is carefully monitored and not for the commitment-phobic.
Dating is part of the lie of the enemy that is ensnaring our young people.
The Bible tells us that all that has to do with love can and must be tested.
“Courtship is really waiting for the one God has for you and praying through the whole process,” the father of 19 says.
“It’s really examining the person and considering, ‘Would this be the guy I want to be the father of my kids? Rule 2: Three (or four, or 15) is NOT a crowd: There’s always a chaperone.