The dude become a Christian and the two are now enjoying a blissful marriage, ministering together in a local church.
Although I have no real scientific data on missionary dating, I would definitely say that for every missionary dating success story, I have probably heard of 9 others that have failed miserably.
Now, is gaining momentum with the help of Gerin St. Prior to meeting his fiancée, he hesitated to move overseas without a spouse—even after taking five short-term mission trips.
Claire, a 2013 graduate from Covenant Theological Seminary who works as the site's operations director. "I was afraid that leaving America would sink my hopes, so I waited," he said. I decided that tackling this bigger issue was more worthwhile than trying to kill my desire to find a spouse." According to a Pioneers International report, singleness is the fourth reason appointees don't make it to the mission field or take a long time getting there.
I for one certainly understand and empathize with the reasons single Christians practice missionary dating.
Most will say dating an unbeliever or thinking of “unequally yoked” dating because there are simply not enough decent Christian prospects out there, or they are afraid or tired of going through life single and alone.
A new website launching today hopes to tackle that problem by placing missionaries and Christian expatriates into a network that enables them to find spouses in the field.
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Missionary dating is on the rise in evangelical churches. 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.
I mean, we are supposed to witness and help lead others to Christ, right?