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Christian Cafe Review

Average: • 3.1 / 5 (by 15 Users) for ChristianCafe.com   View Add

ChristianCafe.com is one of the leading sites for connecting Christian singles online. Founded in 1999, Christian Café stands out thanks to the thousands of success stories that can be found in the site’s testimonials section. Christian Cafe is also Christian owned and operated, a fact that sets it apart from the other major players in the Christian dating niche.

A seven-day free trial is available for those who are interested in exploring faith-based dating. Three additional free days are granted when a photo is posted. During the free trial, members have access to nearly every feature available on Christian Café. Free users can create a profile, search for matches, and communicate with other members – all without spending a penny. Only two features not included in the seven-day free trial:online chatting and the audio and video portions of instant messaging.

The sign up process is very simple. New members fill out basic information like gender, location, and birth date, then respond to a page of multiple choice questions. The multiple choice questions cover all the basic information that would be expected in a dating profile – education, occupation, marital status, appearance, drinking and smoking habits, personality type – plus a few questions that explore their religious beliefs in greater depth. The “Faith” section includes questions about your Christian faith, denomination, and church involvement.

After the multiple choice questions, new members are presented with ten free response questions. Any question you choose to skip won’t appear on your profile, but you can return to it at any time to complete your answer. This is the most important part of the profile, where your personality really has the chance to shine.

Christian Café prides itself on the quality of the community it creates. With that in mind, contact information of any kind - email address, Web site URL, IM information, phone number, street address - is not permitted in profiles. All pictures are screened before being posted to the site, and shots that include bikinis, cleavage, or excessive skin will not be approved. Christian Café reserves the right to remove or modify photos at their discretion. Offensive language and advertising are also not tolerated.

Searches can be conducted in many different ways on Christian Café. The basic search feature allows you to conduct searches based on any profile information, and save up to five of your favorite searches. For more in-depth searching, users can specify how long their desired date has been a member of the site, when their prospective partner last signed into the site, and whether they’re looking for exact matches only or exact matches and close matches.

Members can also search by who’s currently online, new members, birthdays, and usernames. The QuickMatch feature lets Christian Café do some of the work for you. QuickMatch uses the information in your profile to find matches based on how close their answers were to yours in the areas of age, type of relationship, Christian faith, and location.

The most unique features of Christian Café are the forum and prayers. The forum is home to discussions about general interest topics like music, travel, and current events, as well as a wide range of dating-specific discussions and conversations about Christianity. The prayers page allows members to post prayers when they are in need of support and show their support for other members by clicking an icon to indicate they have prayed for them.

Christian Café has collected more than 2,000 dating success stories, a track record that hasn’t gone unnoticed here on Dating Sites Reviews. Our members have voted it their top pick for Christian dating for four years running, from 2008-2011. Hundreds of new singles are joining every day, making Christian Café the perfect meeting place for religious singles.

Current Promotions

  • A Free 10 Day Trial (includes mail and IM) at Christian Cafe when you create a free membership and upload a photo. No credit card is required
  • To view Christian Cafe's latest coupons, please check out the ChristianCafe.com coupons page for the most up to date information

Awards

Past

2013 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Christian 2011 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Christian 2010 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Christian 2009 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Christian 2008 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Christian

Note: See this page for a full list of past awards

Positive Features of Christian Cafe

  • Inactive profiles are removed after 90 days. Most dating services do not remove inactive, unused profiles, thus keeping their membership numbers artificially high. ChristianCafe keeps their database of active accounts fresh
  • Detailed search options allow you to return only members who are currently online or who have been online in a predefined number of days
  • New members receive a no-obligation, seven-day free trial (+3 more for posting a profile photo); a credit card is not required for the free trial
  • Site shows the number of new singles who have joined since the preceding Sunday
  • No online advertising for paying members

Negative Features of Christian Cafe

  • One-month price is above average compared to other online dating services. Use the seven-day trial to determine if you enjoy the site and wish to continue the membership. The three-, six- and twelve-month memberships are a much better savings

At a Glance

Address:
ChristianCafe.com
Regions:
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia
Languages:
English
Member Numbers:
500,000 ?
Cost per Month:
From $9.00 per month
Membership Types:
Free - Basic
Full Trial
Paid

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Christian Cafe Free Membership

  • Yes
  • Included:
    • Create a profile
      • Basic information
        • Your user information, gender, date of birth and location
      • Multiple choice questions
        • General:age, marital status, race
        • Appearance:height, body type, hair length, hair color, eye color, fashion sense
        • Faith:Christian faith, denomination, church involvement
        • Children:Do you have children? How many children are at home? Do you want children?
        • Schooling & Employment:education, occupation, salary
        • Lifestyle:smoking and drinking habits, pets, personality type, type of relationship sought, willingness to relocate
      • Short-answer written questions
        • Described as the most important step
        • You can fill this step out at this point in the profile creation, or come back and complete it later
        • Short essays (10) about yourself, including describing the type of relationship you're looking for, describing your Christian faith and talking about some of your personal goals
        • Includes a spell-checker
    • Add up to three photos
    • Instant messaging (text only) with other single members
    • Detailed searching.
    • Sending winks.
    • Friends list.
    • Post a prayer.
  • Not included:
    • The only two features not included in the seven-day free trial are online chatting and the audio and video portions of instant messaging

Relationship Types Allowed

  • Straight

Your Relationship Status

  • Single
  • Divorced
  • Widowed

Relationships You can Look For

  • Activity Partner
  • Dating
  • Friends
  • Long-Term
  • Marriage
  • Penpal

Christian Cafe Costs

  • Prices last confirmed Janueary 23, 2016. Please check Christian Cafe for most recent pricing
  • Membership includes:
    • View and contact all ChristianCafe.com members
    • Private mailbox
    • Priority profile and photo approvals
    • Send instant messages with audio and video
    • Chat in moderated chat rooms, using audio and video as well
    • Detailed search features include location, church involvement and interests
    • Membership rates:(prices in US dollars but can be paid with other currencies):
      • Two weeks for $29.97
      • One month for $34.97
      • Three months for $49.97
      • Six months for $79.97
      • Twelve months for $109.97
  • Change your membership renewal status anytime under the account settings; membership auto-renewal is enabled upon membership creation
  • Accepts most major credit cards, PayPal, check, money order or Western Union
  • Receive five free days for each person you refer to the site
  • Receive three free days for posting your first profile photo

Christian Cafe Viewing & Communication Tools

  • Dating profiles and photos
  • Instant messaging, which includes voice and video
  • Chat rooms
  • Sending winks
  • Post a prayer
    • Post a prayer request or prayer of thanks that can be viewed by everyone
    • Pray for fellow members and encourage them by letting them know you've prayed for them
  • Free iPhone and Android applications that fully integrates with the web version of ChristianCafe
    • Sign up for a free trial and create a basic dating profile
    • Upload new photos to your profile
    • Perform detailed searches and 'favorite' profiles that interest you
    • View detailed profiles, including photos and written responses
    • See who is online in your area
    • Communicate via email and winks
  • Search all parts of the profile
  • Save up to five searches
  • Username
  • New members
  • Who is online now
  • Birthday list
  • Advance search options
    • Specify how long the single has been a member of the site
    • Only return members in a search result who have been online since a predetermined date
    • Exact matches only or exact matches and close matches
  • Quick matches – ChristianCafe.com chooses profiles of those who are similar in age, region, Christian faith and their reason for being on the site

Other Christian Cafe Information

  • Profiles and photos are checked by staff before being displayed online
  • The site is owned and operated by Christians
  • Christian relationship articles and advice are available, tailored especially for Christian singles
  • Easy to use help and FAQ sections

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