Missionary dating is on the rise in evangelical churches. What is missionary dating you may ask? Missionary dating is basically the practice of dating a non Christian boyfriend or girlfriend in the hopes that he or she may become a Christian over time, and so become fairgame for a future marriage partner. This weekend I was talking to a girl who practiced missionary dating with guy, and it worked out famously. The dude become a Christian and the two are now enjoying a blissful marriage, ministering together in a local church.
Naturally, the issue of interfaith dating or marriage is going to keep coming up. Without even considering faith, people are desperate enough to find someone to connect with, to feel themselves with. As far as feelings, money values, extra-curricular interests, curricular interests, sexual peculiarities, career aspirations, etc.
The big question, of course, is whether missionary dating actually works. And for those who are already married, you can read articles in the Spiritual Matters topic, which addresses being unequally yoked in marriage. We encourage you to read all of them, because they each make different points that are important for you to consider.