Christian Connection Review (2020)

Christian Connection

It’s a general say that a religious Christians want to end up marrying someone who believes in Christianity.

Unlike conventional dating sites, here you can find singles who are Christians and wants partner from the similar community.

Location and area is not a constraint, so you can look for a long-distance relationship too.

PROS

  • The interface is quite user-friendly and simple.​​​​
  • The site allows matching of people from the LGBT community as well.

CONS

  • No android application is available for now.
  • Fewer features and limited messaging in trails pack.

So get ready to start a long-distance relationship with a religious Christian soulmate only at Christian Connection.

Find your exact match with mutual likings and interests. Happy dating!

Christianity is one of the most followed religions in the world. Most of the Christians tend to date and marry individuals of their same faith. However, some of the Churches where they offer prayers are so small that they hardly find members of the same age and opposite sex.

Also, they don't get many opportunities to meet people who pray in other churches. To solve the issues of such individuals, Christian Connection was launched in the United Kingdom in 2000. It is a matchmaking site that brings like-minded Christians closer and helps them to date or marry each other.

Christian Connection has grown exponentially ever since it was established. Today, members of other countries like the United States, Australia, Canada, and other countries that comprise of English speaking people can be easily found here.

This dating portal helps Christians living in different countries to interact with each other. They get to know each other and decide whether they should take their relationship status to the next level. Members will have to answer any questions related to their faith, religion, beliefs, etc.

This proves to be helpful for those individuals who are seeking matches with similar religious ideas and opinions. Also, other questions like interests, hobbies, relationship expectations, etc. also have to be answered to complete the profile.

This information helps the members to connect with like-minded matches. Moreover, people who follow different worshipping ways and beliefs can be found in Christianity. Catholics, Baptists, Anglicans, Evangelists, etc. and many communities can be found in each of these individual beliefs.

Luckily, members of each of these beliefs and communities have been registering on this site since all these years. As a result, they have been able to weave many success stories. Countless couples who met here went on to marry each other.

This tells us that many people have found it useful over two decades.

Which are the unique features of Christian Connection?

The dating services of Christian Connection can be accessed from multiple devices. It has an iOS app that can be used by users of iPhone, iPod, and iPad. The sign-up process is lengthy, but it is necessary as, without a detailed profile, it would be hard to find a perfect match for you.

Members can add their multiple photos in the profile. The sign-up process itself asks many questions which you have to answer. However, despite this, they allow you to add more details after profile creation.

Users can also change their information by using the 'Settings' option that is provided in their profile.

Singles, divorced individuals, widowed people, and even single parents can register on this site. There is an additional section called 'Faith' which enables you to add all the details regarding your religious ideas and beliefs.

It includes your thoughts regarding the church, the church activities in which you participate, your favourite Christian channels, websites, magazines, etc. As a result, it is quite easy to find an individual who is religiously inclined through this dating portal.

Gay, lesbian, and even bisexual relationship types are allowed here apart from straight relationships. Christian Connection supports different kinds of relationships like friendship, dating, long-term relationships, long-distance relationships, and marriage.

Therefore, every Christian girl or guy can register here without any doubts. Christian Connection is a premium site. Therefore, many of its enticing features come at a price tag. However, the premium plans are quite affordable. Moreover, they also provide a free trial plan that remains active for three full days.

This helps all the new users to get an idea about its perks and benefits. If someone troubles you, sends you abusive messages or annoys you in any way then you can block him/her immediately. Blocking will not only protect your profile from that person, but he/she will not be able to contact you as well.

Moreover, you will not be visible even in their future searches. You can hide your profile from the searches by using the settings page. Also, you can add profiles to your favourite list to connect with them in the future.

The members who have marked you as a favourite will be seen in your 'fans' list. Users can also see the members who have recently visited their profile from a list. Their profiles can be viewed from this list for sending messages, liking their photos, etc.

If someone misbehaves or posts offensive content, you can immediately report that profile. The creators of this site will look into that matter to take the necessary steps. Christian Connection provides three discussion boards viz. 'Culture Vulture', 'Lighter Notes', and 'The Big Issues'.

Through these boards, the users can post their topics or discuss topics posted by other users. This provides you with a beautiful way to interact with other users. You can also like, comment, or report a post if you think that it violates the guidelines of this site.

There is a 'Meet-ups' tab which has information about upcoming events and gatherings hosted by Christian Connection. These meet-ups enable the members to meet each other in person, and many members use this option to meet the person they are dating online.

Members can click on the 'Attend this event' button to let other members know about their arrival at a particular meet-up. Apart from these interactive options, users can use the basic and advanced search options to find profiles that match their dating preferences.

You can choose whether you are looking for friendship or relationship in the primary search feature. Also, members can choose only to search the profiles that have profile pictures. Moreover, they can search for other members with the help of location, gender, age-range, and some other filters.

The advanced search option enables you to search for members who do not have children or else you can search for members who have kids. If you don't want your future partner to be a smoker, then you can mention that in the advanced search feature.

Ethnic background, interests, tradition, height range, etc. are the other filters that you can use in the advanced search option. It has some minor negatives as well, but we will look at them in the below sections.

Performance Score (out of 10)

FEATURES

RATINGS

Website Design

9 / 10

Ease Of Use

10 / 10

Real Profiles

9 / 10

Customer Satisfaction

10 / 10

Features

10 / 10

Search And Filter Options

10 / 10

Pricing

10 / 10

Value For Time

10 / 10

Navigation

10 / 10

User-Interface & Layout

9 / 10

Overall Score

9.7 / 10

Site Statistics 

  • Most popular features – Discussion boards, blogs, Wave
  • The average number of users at a time – 2K
  • The average monthly visitors – 836.3K
  • Fake profiles – Yes (few)
  • Transgender profiles - Yes
  • Bisexual profiles – Yes 
  • Is it safe – Yes
  • Dating niche – Christian Dating, friendship, online dating, and marriage

Overview

Website address – https://www.christianconnection.com

Average visits per month – 836.30K

The landing page will ask you to enter your email id. After that, you will be asked to select your country.

Christian Connection is available for limited countries as of now. It is not available for most of the Asian and African countries right now. 

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However, the good thing is that they let you know whether their services are available in your area or not after providing your email id. It focuses on the singles of the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, and New Zealand.

Therefore, if you are not from these countries, then you will not be allowed to create an account. Joining is completely free and does not take much time.

They have provided us with an 'About Us' page where you will find all the details related to this site like its founder members, the motive of this site, their values, cultures, etc. Therefore, if you are interested to know about this site, then you can visit this webpage.

There is a blog section that educates us about the fundamentals of online chatting. It also provides tips related to Christian dating and enlightens us with the precautions that we must take while dealing with a person through an online medium.

The good thing is that anyone can read the blogs without registering! The 'Contact Us' page gives us some valuable information and contact details that the customers can use to reach the creators of this site.

It also has a link that redirects you towards the 'Help' section where you can find some support services. If you have any query or issues, then you can visit this section. Here you will also find detailed articles that can resolve your different problems and questions related to billing, membership, etc.

The webpage 'Events' will let you know about upcoming events and local meet-ups that Christian Connection is organizing.

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However, to know about these events, you will have to login first. The 'Successes' page has thousands of success stories of couples who met through this site and managed to get married. These stories are nicely written and provide a great reading experience.

Anyone can read these success stories without registering or logging in. There is a page called 'Getting Started' which has a PDF document that acts as your online dating guide on Christian Connection.

This guide is meticulously written, and it only half a MB in size. It tells you about the different features of this dating platform and teaches you how to use them. It also tells you how to choose your initial dates and how to keep yourselves secure and protected from the online scammers.

It is an excellent tool for everyone but especially for those who are new in the dating arena and for those who have recently registered on the site. The sign-up and login page are towards the top right corner of your display.

There is a page called 'Safety' which also has all the information that you would need to date safely on Christian Connection or any other dating site. In all, it is an informative site with lots of useful tips and suggestions.

Pricing & Membership Fees

The three-day free trial package offers limited access to its features. You can only send five messages per day and special features like 'Priority support' and reply from emails are also not provided.

However, the trial plan allows you to search profiles, upload unlimited photos, and you can also post unlimited posts on the discussion boards. Therefore, eventually, it isn't a bad option at all. The monthly premium plan comes only at $24.

It provides access to all the premium features like unlimited messages, viewing online users, discounted entry to events, and much more. The quarterly plan comes at $48, which means that you are charged with only $16 each month.

The six-monthly program begins at $72, which means that you are charged with only $12 per month. However, the payment for both these plans needs to be done in advance. You can clear the amount via your credit card.

Pros

  • It is designed to be user-friendly and has a simple to use interface.
  • The navigation is perfect and helps users to browse through different options seamlessly.
  • It is a cool site to hang on and make friends. Members can also use it for finding true love or marriage material partner.
  • Christian Connection permits gay and bisexual relationships. Therefore, it is ideal for gay, lesbian, and bisexual Christians as well.
  • The iOS app can be downloaded for free from the App Store.
  • You will mostly find detailed profiles on Christian Connection. As a result, it will be easy for you to decide whether or not you should connect with that person.
  • Free users can explore all the profiles. Any member of the site can also view profile images.
  • Premium members can view profiles of other members discreetly. This means that your name will not appear in the list of people who have visited a profile if you are a premium member.

Cons

  • No app is available for android phone users.
  • There is no chat room dedicated to online members.
  • The payment options for the premium plans are limited.
  • The overall look of the website needs to be improved. Even the layout needs a bit of work.
  • More features and unlimited messaging options can be included in the trial plan.

Competitors of Christian Connection

Numerous websites are providing dating services to the Christian communities spread across the world. Christian Mingle is undoubtedly one of the best sites in this niche. More than 2.5 million active users and seamless user-interface makes it one of the best options for Christian guys and girls.

Christian People Meet is a popular site in this category. It allows members to upload videos on their profile. It also delivers the instant matchmaking feature quite similar to the one Tinder provides. ChristianSingles.com impresses the visitors with its modern and fresh looking website.

It has a perfect matchmaking algorithm that provides suggestions based on the details that you have filled in your profile. BigChurch is another dating platform that is gaining full recognition from Christian singles these days.

Its profile verification and private messaging feature attract users from around the globe.

Some sites are on par with Christian Connection, whereas few of them are even better. Therefore, Christian Connection will have to introduce new features and should do some enhancements on its website to succeed in the future.

Customer Support 

For accessing the customer support services of Christian Connection, you will have to go to their helpdesk, which is provided in the 'Contact Us' page. For contacting their help desk directly through the email, you can use this email address - [email protected]

The helpdesk provides a search option where you can enter your query to find answers for the same. Here, you will find lengthy articles on membership plans and subscriptions, privacy and safety measures, profile issues, feature issues, app issues, etc.

Final Verdict 

Christian Connection assists Christians of different communities and preferences to mingle with each other. It can be a much better site if it revamps its website. However, it is fully functional, and iPhone users can access the features using the modern interface of an app.

Therefore, we recommend it for all the Christians who want to find meaningful friendships or a soul mate!

Parting words

The quality of the profiles is quite impressive. It hardly has any fake profiles, and even if there are some, their monitoring service is vigilant enough to shove them away. Use the free trial plan and see if it works for you today!

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