Southern Baptist pastor accepts his gay son, changes his church.6.
Besides, it’s not like both parties being Christian ensures a wonderful marriage. There are too many people in the world suffering from a lack of love in their lives for us to spend our time fretting over a love that doesn’t exactly match should be required reading for any Christian who claims that gay people can’t also be Christians–and for LGBT people who feel there’s some conflict between their sexual orientations or gender identities and their faith." — Dan Savage, "It Gets Better," "American Savage." Read more about UNFAIR.1.
Christian couples get divorced as often as anyone else. How I lost my virginity to my high school teacher2. Atheist and Christian argue about hell (in a Starbucks). 15 Ways to Stay Sane Caring for an Elderly Parent5.
Maybe you're wondering, "Will any Christian still want to marry me?
" It hurts God deeply when we sin, though sexual sins are especially damaging because not only do they hurt God, they also hurt us and those we love (like potential spouses).
Or, how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife? If two people have found each other, fallen in love, and are taking good care of each other, then let them be.
If Paul was okay with Christians being married to non-Christians, perhaps you could find your way to lightening up on the matter. Let their relationship grow into whatever it might.
James 1:5 says that if you ask for wisdom, God will give it to you.
Speaking with a godly friend or pastor and being involved in a Bible-teaching church will help a lot.
A few days have gone by since the excitement and my heart is torn, I feel guilty for even dating a man who doesn’t follow Jesus.
The idea of my Christian friends ridiculing me for potentially marrying a no Christian and even worse the idea of disappointing God himself is bumming me out. It’s wrong to start pounding on someone just because you disapprove of something that they’ve said or done.“Verily I say unto you: do not vex me, lest I begin soundly thrashing you about your head and ears, you vapid dinkwad” is be, anyway)? If you know someone who is in a committed relationship of which you do not approve, an excellent question to ask yourself—especially before venturing to offer any opinion on that relationship—is whether or not anyone but you gives a rolled-up church bulletin what you think of that relationship.
Throughout our relationship he’s really encouraged me in my faith … But I do not know how to handle the simplistic thinking from many members of the church who think that my relationship is wrong—that I should either end it, or be living in sin. I’ve been dating this man for two years now and he prepared me that he’ll be making a proposal soon.