Spiritually grounded relationships is what BigChurch.com is all about. BigChurch.com is the newest online dating site we reviewed and is part of the Perfect Match Group. While their site may not have as large a membership base as some other sites, they offer more focused, qualified members. They are a singles community focused on developing lasting relationships based on faith and values. If this sounds like the type of singles you are looking for, then read our review and start searching at BigChurch.com today!
BigChurch.com offers a premium membership plan with 1, 3, or 6 month membership lengths. If you signup for longer plans, you save more money. They are also one of the only sites to offer a 4 month Platinum membership. The Platinum membership gives you a featured and highlighted profile allowing you to receive the best search results. The Platinum membership also allows all members to communicate with you even if they are not signed up for a paid membership. BigChurch.com bills you up front for your entire membership length. It is free to view your matches, but you must signup for a plan to contact other members.
Premium Membership Plan:
|Length||1 Month||3 Months||6 Months|
|Cost / Month||$29.99||$20.00||$13.33|
Platinum Membership Plan:
|Cost / Month||$25.00|
Signup and start searching today at www.bigchurch.com. In order to ensure uninterrupted service, all subscriptions will be automatically renewed 24 hours before they expire at the same rate and term as originally purchased. You can discontinue your subscription at any time.
BigChurch.com is a newer online dating site, so the membership base has not grown that large yet, but it is growing fast. Members put a lot of value on their faith and are looking for other like-minded singles for all types of relationships from causal dating to marriage. There are more females than males on BigChurch.com and the members are very diverse in ethnicity, age, education, and affluence. BigChurch.com focuses on quality members over quantity and serves both heterosexual and homosexual singles. You can read the many success stories about singles that found love and companionship on BigChurch.com.
|Visitors per Month||85,000|
|Male / Female Ratio||44% / 56%|
|18 - 24||22%|
|25 - 34||17%|
|35 - 44||27%|
|45 - 54||24%|
|Hispanic / Latino||8%|
|$50K - $100K||28%|
|$100K - $150K||23%|
*Compiled from site traffic stats from Alexa and Quantcast.
Features / Search
The site layout at BigChurch.com is very clean and simple. It is easy to navigate and view your matches. Your profile starts with you filling out some essentials about yourself like your appearance and faith. You can add info about your life & lovestyle, values & ideals, and fill out an open-ended "My Testimony" section. You can also fill out some DealBreakers which BigChurch.com will use to filter your matches. Although BigChurch.com may not have a large user base, it is very diverse and you will be matched with some quality singles. Because you are not required to upload a photo, some of you matches may be missing photos, but you can request that they post a photo. BigChurch.com doesn't have a personality test like most other online dating sites but you can fill out your values, ideals, and dealbreakers to help BigChurch.com find matches for you.
BigChurch.com uses your profile preferences to give you some quality matches. You can then view their profile and start communicating with them. BigChurch.com offers some unique faith based features like their Good Christian Personals (GCP) which are short statements about yourself, your faith, or what you are looking for, that all members can read. If you like someone's GCP, you can PraiseIt! and start a conversation with them. In addition to BigChurch.com's matches and member searching features, you can also search the entire bible for keywords, books, chapters, or verses. They also have a Crossroads section which gives you dating articles and tips, profile tips, and relationship & love quizzes. This section makes finding out more about your personality a fun and enjoyable experience.
|Your Profile Includes|
|Basics - Age, Height, Hair Color, Eye Color, Body Type, Ethnicity|
|Relationship History, Kids, Smoker, Drinker, Location|
|Christian Denomination, Church Attendance|
|DealBreakers - Indicate what would not work for you in a partner|
|Add Up to 8 photos|
|My Testimony - Answer questions to show your personality|
|Values & Ideals Section - Reveal core values / love & money values|
|My Life & Lovestyle - Learn more about a match's personality & habits|
|Search & Matching|
|Quick Search - Age and Location, Photos Only|
|Advanced Custom Search - Search from over 250 criteria to find your match|
|Matches based on your DealBreakers, Values & Ideals|
|See Who's Bookmarked Your Profile|
|LikeIt & PraiseIt! Feature|
|Profile Activity Status - See who's viewed your profile, or sent you emails and smiles, or added you to their favorites|
|Advanced Searching Tools|
|Comprehensive Bible Search - Search for chapters, verses, books, or keywords|
|Love & Romance Quiz|
|Dating Columns & Relationship Advice|
|The Congregation - Community Posts, Prayer Wall, Inspirational Thoughts|
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There are many ways for you to communicate with members at BigChurch.com. Unless the member has a Platinum membership, you must signup for a membership to contact them. You can send members different Icebreakers, which are short multiple choice questions to start your conversation. This is a no pressure way to start communicating. When you are ready to get more personal with your match, you can email them using BigChurch.com's secure and safe email system.
You can also let another member know if you are interested in their profile by clicking on the "Are You Interested?" link. Another way to show interest is by clicking the "Like It?" link next to a member's profile photo if you like them. You can bookmark a profile to show the member that you wish to talk to them later and they will be notified that you bookmarked their profile. Another unique way to start communicating with members is by praising their posts on The Congregation wall. They will again be notified that you praised their post.
Privacy / Safety
Putting your personal information online can be a little scary at first, but rest assured that BigChurch.com does everything they can to make sure you are safe and protected. You have the ability to close or delete any match or member if you no longer wish to communicate with them. This is a great safety feature. You can also hide your profile at any time if you no longer wish to come up in member searches.
Some great dating safety tips exist in the BigChurch.com Crossroads section. They give you some tips for the first date and what you should look out for when meeting someone offline for the first time. BigChurch.com definitely takes the time to make sure you have an enjoyable online dating experience with them.
BigChurch.com has an FAQ section which is easy to search. Their site is so easy to use that you probably won't need to search this section, but it is nice to know that it exists. They also offer many dating tips and advice to help you with your Christian dating experience. If you have a question that you cannot find the answer to, BigChurch.com's support staff can be reached 24/7 via email. They took about a day to respond to our email questions.
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|Kendall Cash||Features / Search||Communication|
|San Diego, California||Privacy / Safety||Customer Support|
|There is a big discrimination with satanists on Big Church.com i just want to find fiery satany love|
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|July 27, 2014||Price||Membership|
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