None of those reactions will help us handle the situation in a godly way.I have been on both sides of this matter; I was the unbelieving girl who dated someone's son, and I've been the mother of a child who dated an unbeliever.In a perfect world, our children would do everything we said without question and give us very few moments of concern. Our children make choices that we recognize immediately as bad.One of the struggles many parents confront is the news that their child is dating someone who is not a Christian.
Usually, by the time the question is asked, the relationship has gone far enough that a negative answer is going to be difficult to accept, even if it is the right answer.Trying to find someone with whom you click, who you find attractive and who you know loves the Lord - can be so difficult that staying Gods side of the fence can seem like too much to ask! Not to mention hours wasted barking up the wrong trees!- Should I ask that non- Christian guy out at work? Should we consider dating a non-Christian partner outside the church when one inside seems so elusive As ever The Holy Bible offers practical advice to real problems!And because the Bible doesn't specifically warn against a non-believer (more on this later), you’re OK in regard to a sinful behavior that needs to be avoided. Now, I’m not saying this because inherent in her unbelief is some immoral compass that will lead you down a path of sin and debauchery. As a Christian, your life is built on a desire to trust and follow Jesus to the ends of the earth.For her, well, I don’t know what her foundation is—and maybe she doesn’t either.The purpose of this post is child dating someone who is not a Christian. If you react with uncontrolled emotion and reproach, your child may retreat fast and keep things from you. " (aside from being the wrong question to ask), will simply not help.