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Christian Cafe is a stylish place to meet single Christians from around the world. Its members hail from the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia and a variety of other countries. We imagine the music is playing, and love and caffeine are in the air as you enter Christian Cafe. So, rather than just sitting on your lonesome, pull up a chair, blow the steam from your cup of Joe, and find out a little about what ChristianCafe has to offer....
The site has a myriad of community features which get the conversation flowing, and the more friends you make the more rewards you’ll reap. We'll get to those shortly, but let's talk money.
Although the shorter membership contracts are a little pricier than some of the Christian dating sites we’ve reviewed, the longer your contract, the cheaper per month the service becomes, with a 12 month contract offering pretty competitive rates.
So how does the site work? Firstly, signing up is simple. You can choose to answer a host of questions about your life, preferences and religious views, or you can leave that all for later. This is useful if you want to take a look around before you fill out your profile page with interesting facts and stories, which you can always do at your own pace.
The site asks you questions which are often very interesting and thought provoking, giving the profiles a slightly different feel and persona than you’ll find elsewhere. This helps you to get a sense of a member if you take the time to read their answers.
Searching for your ideal partner is also well conceived on this site. You can be as general or specific as you like (right down to their vehicle of choice or how much they earn), or you can take it easy and just browse. If you’re in the US you can locate members in your state. However, if you live outside the USA then you will find that you cannot search for people from a particular region (though their city of habitation is shown).
If you want to find out about people who met using the site, you can take a look at the testimonials page, where happy couples share their stories. You might also peruse the various wedding photos, which are a great boost if you’re looking for a life partner. This section is very inspiring and shows you that online Christian dating really can work, as couples found each other based on their personalities, attraction and faith, not just their circumstances or location.
It might be useful to find out who has viewed your profile, and thankfully this option is available on ChristianCafe.com. However, if you’d rather browse without everyone knowing you’ve been looking at them, you can go incognito.
It’s the community features which really stand out though, as you are offered a number of tools to help you get chatting to other single Christians, including an instant messenger, allowing you to talk with anyone who is online when you are. You can chat to members by sending private emails or getting involved in the chat rooms. There’s also a prayer message board for you to leave your thoughts and wishes, sharing your hopes with others. This was a nice touch, and it allows people to spread a little love and compassion, which is no bad thing. If you combine all of these elements you could even find a relationship based on the prayers you make, which might get you noticed.
The site is owned by Christians, and they express their dedication to maintaining Christian values such as honesty and love. The site is a good space to learn about your faith, to challenge your perceptions and to find people who share your outlook on life.
Faith is therefore taken seriously, and, whilst the website is chic and stylish, it is also genuinely set up for single Christians to chat and meet. As such you shouldn’t find too many time wasters, which might be an issue on more generic dating sites.
Christian Cafe is an independent site, not affiliated with one of the bigger dating sites. This has its benefits and drawbacks, but it generally means that you get something a bit different. We’d recommend checking the site out and comparing it to a few others to find out if it has what you want.
If you’re still not convinced then the site offers a generous 10 day trial, allowing you to chat with members, it’s definitely worth a second look, as this is something of a rarity. There’s nothing to lose by giving it a go, and who knows where it might take you...!
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