And it was a good opportunity for them to practice their manners and learn how to behave in formal clothes. A teenager going on a first date at 17 is certainly not the norm in our culture.
But many experts agree that early dating is not a good idea.
In junior high, teens don’t have the discernment to know if a friend really is a Christian.
It takes time to discover those qualities about a person and even more time to see if they are enduring or just a pretense.
That’s why it’s so important for our teens to wait to date.
Spiritual and emotional maturity can only come with time.
In the fading twilight, the headlights of an approaching car reminded Bill to reach for the dashboard and turn on his lights.
As the horde of rush-hour cars streamed by, Bill reminisced about the teenage daughter he had just picked up from band practice.