If they take your fancy, you “swipe right.” If they also swipe right on your photo, then bingo – it’s a match and you can start messaging.
It was launched in 2012, and in 2016 had 9 million monthly users, going upwards.
Whilst they weren’t just looking for ‘casual sex’ – they’d definitely expect it inside of a relationship.
So, if I were to proceed with going on dates with an unbeliever, I could end up compromising some beliefs that I hold quite dear.
As the saying goes, “if you play with fire, you’re bound to get burnt.” I’m not saying whether you should, or shouldn’t date an unbeliever, but – if you HAVE decided you want to only date a believer, then being on Tinder means you’re really playing with fire.
Is a secular dating app the wisest place to be looking for a partner?
He suggests that the bottom line for a Christian is: will you only marry a believer?
John Piper says that a Christian is not free to marry outside outside the Lord, and quotes 2 Corinthians which says, “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.” He says, “what saddens me, is how many believers get so entangled emotionally with unbelievers that they either throw away their convictions or they stand on their head to see the other person as a believer when he is not.” I think this is a great point by Piper that we need to consider – WHO are you looking to meet? But, it was a very small percentage of the guys that I interacted with. This meant that I was spending 80% of my interaction with unbelievers.
Some of the men I spoke to made me feel like a commodity.Interestingly, most online dating sites report that their busiest day of the year is the Sunday after New Years, when people are faced with the end of the holiday merriment and have to return to work.On Sunday January 3rd 2016, Tinder experienced the most downloads and the most growth of active users in a single day.Tinder is an app that uses your GPS location to find potential romantic matches near your location.After creating your own profile page with a photo, you are shown potential matches and if you’re not interested, you swipe their photo to the left.