Det sentrale dogmet er at Jesus Kristus døde og stod opp igjen fra de døde etter tre dager, og at mennesket gjennom dette kan bli frelst og få evig liv. Denne oppstandelsesforkynnelsen ble dynamikken i kristendommens utbredelse.
At the end of November 2004, there were 844 lifestyle and dating sites, a 38% increase since the start of the year, according to Hitwise Inc.
The stigma associated with online dating dropped over the years and people view online dating more positively.
Other sites target highly specific demographics based on features like shared interests, location, religion, or relationship type.
Online dating services also differ widely in their revenue streams.
Still others rely solely on paid membership subscriptions.