With the gender imbalance, some look to marrying non-Christians in order to have love and family.
They point out that character is more important and that there is no guarantee of good relationships just because of marrying a Christian.
But again they report a lack of support by churches should they decide to do so – even in helping to create the possibility of conversion.
Experience of non-Christian marriages from which they were now divorced (16%) 'I have had non-Christian boyfriends in the past, and my faith has always been the reason they have broken up with me.
Christian culture inundates us with assertions about purity and courting vs.
dating, and ignores things like loneliness and even how to talk to a member of the opposite sex.
Instead, variants of the serpent's question to Eve—“Did God really say?
Happily for us, things have grown together and Daniel was confirmed last year.
I don’t think it’s wrong for Christians to marry non-Christians. Daniel and I have been married for 13 years and have two girls.
Since I was a teenager I’d felt called towards ordination.
We have had such different outlooks on life and our futures that it wasn't possible to reconcile those differences.''Personally I think you can be happy married to a non-Christian but I don't think it is God's best.
It all depends on how important your relationship with God is to you.