Can christians dating mormons
Because our friends’ schedules did not allow for them to help later in the week and the truck was due back, we hoped our new Mormon neighbors (which, it turns out, includes almost everyone on the block) would understand why we had to work on Sunday. I knew that he was a former Mormon bishop who had been very friendly to me during my purchase of the home.
That afternoon, as the back door to the truck rolled open and we began the backbreaking process of unloading, my next-door neighbor—sporting jeans and a T-shirt with a pair of work gloves on his hands—appeared from around the corner. “Imagine,” I thought to myself, “this man is willing to forego his day of rest to help me move.” In one way, I was duly impressed.
President Gordon Hinckley told a gathering at the Salt Lake Tabernacle, “The process of bringing people into the Church is not the responsibility alone of the missionaries,” he said.In addition, many Christians are pressured to join the LDS Church when they become involved in romantic relationships with Mormons.While Mormons apparently can date outside their faith as long as their partners are pure and wholesome, they are not supposed to marry nonmembers.Thus, the Christian boyfriend or girlfriend is typically required to join the LDS Church before the relationship can head to the next step, which could be a Mormon temple wedding ceremony.While Christians certainly can and should have friendships with those from other religions, including Mormons, they also need to understand the potential pitfalls when others are trying to convert them to their faith. on a Sunday, much too late to begin unloading the twenty-seven-foot, packed-to-the-gills truck.