By Thom Patterson, CNN
The announcer states confidently: вЂњFind GodвЂ™s match for you personally.вЂќ
Really? Is Jesus planning to connect you up online? Cue the debate that is blogospheric.
“that is awfully bold to presume they know already whom God wishes you to definitely marry,” tweeted @Jessie_luvJesus recently.
The tagline happens to be making a вЂњmisconceptionвЂќ that Jesus works solely through Christian Mingle, states spokeswoman Ashley Reccord.
Launched in 2001, Christian Mingle now boasts significantly more than 5 million people, 40% of who joined up with in the previous 12 months, in line with the web site (complete disclosure: Christian Mingle advertises on CNN.)
Users can register free and they are asked to answer a few concerns centered on spiritual history and preferences that are personal. According to those answers, the web site provides pages of prospective matches.
A search on the internet site for вЂњsoul mateвЂќ among ladies age 18-80 developed 1,000 pages, including one from Florida.
вЂњIвЂ™m looking for the person God has for me personally,вЂќ writes the woman that is 35-year-old. вЂњIвЂ™m in search of my closest friend, my soul mates, and anyone to share lifeвЂ™s greatest moments with.вЂќ
A woman that is 39-year-old Colorado Springs, Colorado, had written, вЂњI still have confidence in true love вЂ¦ a soul mates. I’m reasonable. I am aware that there surely is maybe not just a perfect guy out here вЂ¦ but person who is good for me.вЂќ
Claims Reccord, the Christian Mingle spokeswoman: “Jesus can orchestrate and make use of the medium of Christian Mingle to permit individuals to find their match for just one another on the internet site. Devamını oku