In fact I have gotten along better with this girl and her family better than any other girl. And finally, if you do start a relationship together and if at all possible, find a married couple who have been together a long time and who came from separate denominations. Scripture Catholic is great for visual learners… and a mixture of both is great a great way to learn and remember apologetics. The idea of becoming one is not just a physical union through sex. I know I have to make my own decisions, but for the sake of not upsetting my family, I wouldn't date a Catholic. It would be easy in this situation to respond with bitterness or accusations, but instead it feels as if you respond instead with curiosity and respect, which is remarkably commendable. But eventually children come into the picture and this is were the wars begin.
If you have any questions or concerns about what Catholics believe, please feel free to make a new thread to address them. So I will suggest this: if your Catholic Faith is important to you and you think you would want your kids to be Catholic, call it off. Is there a way to incorporate both Baptist and Catholic traditions in a wedding that is held in a Catholic church? Our free trial allows you to try ChristianCafe. Many have great intentions but at the end if you are not partnering in raising your children Catholic something always gets lost in translation. The thing with her is I feel she is Catholic since that is the way she was raised since her parents are Catholic etc. Having them to be a help and guidance has been a huge blessing! How do you raise the kids catholic or protestant? In the event a Protestant and Catholic get married, how do you reconcile where you get married? I know I could be setting myself up for failure on this one day guys. Love is accepting the whole package unconditionally… and thanking God for this gift! It could be that God is using you as an instrument to change his the heart of this person you are having are considering a relationship with, to bring him to Christ.
The two books I mentioned I am sure will make an impression on him. It seems you have to pick one or the other. I have been dating this girl for 2 months now and things have been going great. Prayer is the only weapon I have since she never listened to my counsel. The pentecostal denomination I am part of is very much like the Baptist.
I was baptized in a Baptist church around the age of 9 by my father, an ordained Baptist pastor. This I think is an interesting case but I feel something about this I dunno. You can read about this or that person, see what they are looking for and see whether you match, whether you can be good friends or even become a couple, or this can be one-time talk. Any advice on these topics I brought up or any other that you may think of for this situation? My home church, like the Catholic church, also requires pre-marital counseling with the pastor. He knew about the catholic wars of the past, and equated them to the woman being drunken with blood. Because the inlaws are 10 mins.
Pretty much all the info is in there and you can pick what section you want to read, bit by bit. I think it depends entirely upon the two people, Augustus. Our faith as Baptists hold some very different views from Catholics. So it depends on the Catholic. Thanks Joshua and everyone else with your responses. By turning a blind eye to the differences, they continue on through life. My dad was technically Catholic when he was dating my mom, but he was heavily leaning Protestant at the time - he had left seminary disgusted by some of the things he learned, and had rejected a number of doctrines and practices that separate Catholics from Protestants.
I remember my dad witnessing to him for about 3 yrs. I know many friends who are born again christians who used to belong to the catholic church or grew up in one. Recently she even came with me to my Sunday School's Christmas party. Not only did this priest suggest that I not run away from solitude, but also that I fill up the vacuum with the sacraments. Gal 5:6 only thing that counts is faith working in love.
With out a doubt I know she is a Christian and is truly living her life like one. Keep in mind, as a Catholic, you are obligated to raise children Catholic. When I met her I had no idea that she was Catholic but learned that later on. Best of luck as you continue to search and examine yourself spiritually. He said that it was like reading a description of his Church. Question:I am a Baptist in a relationship with a Catholic.
First, we believe that baptism is not a rite of passage into heaven. You just might find your perfect relationship when you try us. Scripture is clear about not being yoked with unbelievers, but both Catholics and Baptists are believers, right? Any other comments about this type of marriage would be helpful. I explained a few things to him beforehand, but he was still soooo lost on what was going on. The first is a 50 page paphlet. I love her so much but I need advice on whether or not I should talk to her about this now instead of waiting a few years down the line if we are together that long and marriage is an even stronger possibility if I decide to do so. A Protestant pastor would be allowed to be present as a witness, but could not participate directly in the actual wedding ceremony, that is the actual exchange of vows.
Check out some of the Baptist singles on ChristianCafe. But he still has hope and my parents have a weird thing with him. By the time I came around, he had been solidly Protestant for years. Baptist dating can be accomplished by creating a free trial profile with ChristianCafe. Michael, On the Welcome board Barnabas quoted , to which Dan agreed was good advice.