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Though lasting a bit longer, some churches offer a sort of speed dating experience to unchurched members of their communities.They invite them to events such as the upcoming Community Thanksgiving or Christmas Caroling.The guy from the young adult group seemed nice, and I noted that on the paper.Then my pen hovered over the space next to Travis's name. Was I glad to have taken a chance, to have gotten outside of myself and to rethink my opinions?
But inevitably, I had to be honest and call the two-hour event what it actually was: speed dating. On one hand, I could easily convince myself that attending such an event (and paying for the privilege) was a fun, practical and possibly even productive was to meet new people, make new friends, and maybe make plans to go on an actual date.
And, well, I had to give him credit for his knowledge of Church history.
What kind of relationship do you have with someone, if you meet and then walk away, never to call, talk, or see the person again? In contrast, what about a relationship where two people meet briefly, but then keep in touch through letters, emails, phone calls, and other get-togethers? If we want any kind of relationship, friendship, or romance to progress, we know we’ve got to expend some effort to grow the relationship.
On the other hand, a small part of me feared that the room would be filled with ax murderers posing as well-intentioned Catholics.
Or even worse, that the room would contain well-intentioned Catholics unwilling to discuss topics other than religion.
He was a bit judgmental, but then again, I had been too. Was I looking forward to whatever new surprises lay in store?