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Mormonism is fundamental to my religious beliefs and my personal sense of identity, and it is the community that I identify with most strongly.
For about a year now, I’ve been dating a man who is not a member of our church (I’m avoiding the temptation here to go on a long digression about what an incredible person he is, how supportive he is of me, and how much I love him).
Well, I believe wholeheartedly that dating should be the first stage of marriage. But more than that, you could end up turning away from God and raising children who will never know Him fully. Ladies, have you ever considered dating a nonbeliever?
How appropriate to celebrate this second night of Hannukah with not one but two queries about interfaith marriage.
The children in this family go on to do the same, marrying and having children and creating Godly families (Proverbs 22:6).
It describes man and woman coming together in marriage (Ephesians ) and the two creating a Godly family (Ephesians 6:4) that comes to know, love and serve Him.
Early in our relationship, I gave some thought to the question of whether I would ever be willing to marry a non-Mormon.
As our relationship has progressed, this vague hypothetical question has led to some much more concrete thinking about what an interfaith marriage would be like for me, for him, and for us.
And there are times I’m embarrassed by my lame witness as a parent.” Dean’s experience with research reveals that during high school, kids are most likely to mirror their parents’ faith.
However, what many young people see in that mirror is that their parents “don’t give a hoot about faith.” They do not make it a priority.
You go to youth group, you love Jesus, you meet someone, you graduate high school, you get married, and as the fairy tales say, “You live happily ever after.” When I was 19 I was ready. At 27, I understood and accepted that God was using the last few years to prepare me for marriage.