Many single Christian women would love to be married. Sometimes marriage is an idol. For them, heaven is being with a man who will love them unconditionally. As they approach their 40th birthday the possibility of marriage seems increasingly remote.
One of the most tragic events we see happen today is when a believer has succumbed to the call of the world and returned back to the bondage from which God had rescued them. Many times, this began with a small compromise , that over time was a slow fade that evolves into a slippery slope , leading into a black hole Jam. Especially when one has been freed from addiction, substance abuse or other life-controlling issues, yielding to sexual temptation can all to easily lead back to alcohol, drugs, depression, etc. When believers choose to date unbelievers it eventually results in lasting pain and sorrow 2 Cor.
It seemed women were always having to choose between having a husband or living their dreams. I moved full-time to a remote region of northern Uganda as a single woman, at the age of 26, with my own nonprofit and no husband. This makes me incredibly sad.
The other day I heard a new phrase that sent a shiver down my spine. Missionary dating is a term used by Christians to describe a person of faith dating a person with differing beliefs, for the purpose of influencing that person to convert to Christianity. I want to talk about the dangers of missionary dating. My concern with this philosophy is several-fold and the ramifications, HUGE!