), using romantic attachment in an attempt to change the faith of those they’re dating is certainly a wrong application of this passage. Christians who emotionally manipulate Mormons for the purpose of conversion place their integrity in a precarious situation.Why should the Mormon seriously consider following the Bible when the Christian obviously is not heeding its admonition?In addition, “missionary dating” is neither biblical nor ethical and should not be practiced by faithful Christians.While the Bible does say that believers should be “wise as serpents, and harmless as doves” (Matt.(Remember, I warned you that you might not like this, but I am pretending you were my daughter, and I want only the best for you.) As hard as it will be to do, ______________, I am going to suggest that you break up this relationship. For every person who “converts” to Christianity, we see about (estimated) 4 or 5 convert to Mormonism.Years of wisdom and experience gives me the ability to tell you this, with all gentleness and respect. That’s unofficial, but I’m sure it’s pretty accurate in the overall scheme of things. One, please watch the three You Tube videos I list below.Over the years we have counseled a number of young people who have become involved in relationships with Mormons of the opposite sex.Typically, these Christians are encouraged to participate in the missionary lessons and join the LDS Church if they hope to take their relationships to the next level.
A relationship with another human should never mean more than a relationship with God.
Often this results in a compromise with the children dividing their attendance between two different churches that profess major doctrinal differences. If dating is considered a possible precursor to marriage, then it makes sense to set the standards high at these beginning levels.