Funniest reactions to RCCG's online dating website

Finding love is hard, and RCCG is happy to make the search easier for its flock.

RCCG's Connectnow dating website [Connectnow]

The City of David parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Lagos has launched an online dating website, a development that has caused quite the stir on social media.

A disclaimer on the Connectnow platform says it is meant for only Christian singles to connect for courtship and marriage.

So, presumably, there will be no room for hook-up merchants to turn it into a place of business (looking at you Tinder).

The unusual launch of the website has provoked a wide range of reactions from Nigerians who cannot miss a good opportunity to throw in their two cents, or five.

Here are some of the the funniest reactions on Twitter:

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Despite the social media stir, Christian dating sites are not a new phenomenon, and have existed as long as online dating platforms have been a thing.

Nigeria even already has a religious dating site known as Nigerian Christian Singles Network.

Outside the country, there are others like Christian Mingle, Big Church, Christian Cupid, and many others.

Creating a Christian dating website is not a bad idea. The world is increasingly becoming digital and Christians themselves can do with a platform tailored to their spiritual taste.

It's unclear if the social media stir played a part, but registration on the RCCG's Connectnow platform has been disabled till January 2022.

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