Focus’ online community for young adults, Boundless, seeks to help singles navigate these issues.
Through Boundless, Focus encourages intentional living and offers resources that motivate young adults to know their worth in Christ as individuals and to be open to the opportunities God may have for them.
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For some in the Boundless community, this may lead them to trust God to bring a spouse through church, work, or a blind date set up through mutual friends.
For others, it may involve signing up to an online dating site and seeing if God uses that.
In one camp, there are some who believe looking for love online betrays a lack of faith in God’s provision of a spouse.
The oddity of having a preacher playing the role of Cupid made the rounds in newspapers for decades, with stories on Savidge’s matrimonial bureau and on-demand wedding services appearing in print from Spokane to New York.
“I just simply bring the man who wants a wife and the woman who wants a husband together,” Savidge told the Boston Globe.
n 1904, The New York Times picked up an unusual story from Omaha.
A wealthy Nebraska rancher named James Snell had requested the help of Omaha pastor Charles W. In exchange, Snell offered to finance a matchmaking agency that would be run and owned by the Rev. According to the story, Savidge—a back-to-the-Bible revivalist and pastor of an independent holiness church—turned the offer down.