Dating an ungodly man
He might prefer a church that is smaller or larger than the one you two currently attend.He might not get along with the congregation through no fault of his own.If he is mocking Christian ideas, then it is unlikely that he is a Christian man.There is, however, the possibility that he is still a Christian man, just not a very nice one.Many of these people are the modern day versions of the Pharisees that gave Jesus so much trouble.If you are seeking a good Christian man, the last thing you want is to end up dating or worse, marrying, a man who is only pretending to be a good Christian.Even if your man is perfect in every other way, he is not the right man for you if he makes fun of your beliefs.Perhaps the biggest give away that your man is not actually a Christian is if he does not live a Christian life.
This could be the case if your man does not want to have religious discussions.
To help find the right questions, we called on three not-yet-married friends who gave some time to thinking about the challenges faced by singles: Lore Ferguson, Paul Maxwell, and the recently engaged Marshall Segal.
We ended up with these questions: The Bible commands Christians to marry “in the Lord,” that is, to marry other Christians (1 Corinthians ; 2 Corinthians ).
But in a day when so much nominalism passes for authentic maturity, give us a few simple marks of spiritual growth that a man or woman should be looking for in a potential spouse.
I think what you are looking for is seriousness about growth in the person’s faith.
In fact, many Christians are happy to have religious discussions even with people who are more or less strangers.