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The selection proves again that while the Lord may “looketh at the heart,” His people are still very much interested in outward appearances. Their profile pictures are surprisingly provocative—low cut shirts, exposed shoulders, skin-tight pants, pouty lips.



The verse at the top right of their home screen is Jeremiah , which says, “”For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”” The verse is a favored choice for Christian greeting cards and graduation gifts.Christian dating sites are quick to invoke spiritual and even Biblical references in an effort to capture new users, but these marketing ploys are often taken so far out of their original context that they have been emptied of almost any meaning.Christian Mingle, for example, has been airing an ad during the History Channel mini-series, The Bible.The site is owned by Beverly Hills-based Spark Networks.

The company also owns Adventist Singles Connection, Black Singles, Deaf Singles Connection, Catholic Mingle, as well as sites for Mormons, Jews, military members, and plus-size women (and the men who want to date them).

After entering my email address, zip code, and height, I’m asked, “What is your body type? This paradox is one of several that causes me to wonder if increasingly popular Christian dating websites undermine the faith-values of their users.