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Christian dating a non believer

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I’ve been single for years, but I recently met a guy I hit it off with right away.I’m interested in getting to know him more—the only problem is he’s not a Christian.

Don’t sell yourself short out of fear and desperation, but instead, move toward God’s promises in faith.Especially if you grew up in the church, you’ve probably heard people say that Christians should not marry non-Christians.And since dating is the first step toward marriage, it follows that Christians should not date non-Christians either. I have met so many believers who—when times got tough or lonely—ditched that rule and started a relationship with an unbeliever. “My boyfriend acts more like a Christian than my Christian friends do,” they say.According to Scripture, when God joins something together, something powerful happens that can’t be separated by mere man.The Spirit of God is the only guarantee that we will have what it takes to love, to confess, to sacrifice, to give and to forgive one another.Don’t let fear drive you into the arms of someone with whom you can’t share every single part of your life.

God calls us to make relationship choices in our lives not based out of fear, but out of faith—faith that God is faithful, that He is good and that His great plan for your life is worth the wait. is a Licensed Professional Counselor, relationship expert, national speaker, and author of the book True Love Dates.

If you are a believer and profess to have a relationship with Jesus Christ, there is no getting around the fact that this is by far the most influential relationship you will ever have.

It’s a relationship that will shape your identity, form your beliefs, influence your choices and guide the entire purpose of your life.

He seems open to the idea of faith, but he’s never been involved in church or anything.

Is it really that big of a deal to date a non-Christian?

You are joining your hearts, your minds and your very bodies in an intimate and sacred connection.