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Do you think it is a good idea for a minister to date a member of the congregation? Why or why not?


 

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Nellieanna Hay (Nellieanna) says

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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Awesome response Nellieanna. Thanks for stopping by and keep hubbing!


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you SidKemp. So is the pastor supposed to be blind? They are still a man? Are they not supposed to be happy as well? If they are single what is the difference between them dating someone in the church and me dating someone in the church?


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thanks janshares. Why do they have to be in secrecy? If a minister is married, he is still obligated to be objective, neutral, and available to all -but he still has a relationship with his wife. If he is single and dating he can't do the same?


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you Mick S - I agree with you there - Thanks for stopping by and keep hubbing!


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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    another sister that understands scripture. God bless you sister


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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    I saw this same thing happen. The "ex" continued to attend the church for a while, but it was a little bit awkward while the ex was still there. People just kept saying, "Aw, poor thing..." It was sad until she left to attend another church.


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you Ronald Bachner - but what if that is the person God created for them?


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thanks Credence2 and great points!


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you sholland10. I totally agree as adults when a relationship ends we should be mature whether in church or out - but I also believe everyone should be happy-if pastor finds his lady love in church then congrats.


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    Nellieanna Hay (Nellieanna) 4 years ago

    cam8510, your view is admirable. Sensitivity is needed in any social situation including the major commitments and beliefs of the participants, whether ministers or any people. Marriage & its success - primarily a people issue. Why else have

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    Nellieanna Hay (Nellieanna) 4 years ago

    I have a friend who's a minister's son in long line of ministers, an asst. minister himself. I mentioned it & he quickly said 'no' but was reminded of bad results, but was thinking of a case of a married minister playing around. Obviously NO.

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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you Emmanuel Marosi - short and sweet - thanks for stopping by and keep hubbing!

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    Nellieanna Hay (Nellieanna) 4 years ago

    Nor would it seem wise to allow possible horrid gossip to direct spiritual matters, which marriage surely is, including in regard to an example of honorable courtship for the purpose of honorable marriage.

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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you lifegate. What if he is single and the woman in his congregation is the one God intends to be his wife?


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    Raitu Disong 4 years ago

    I agree


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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    how can there be insubordination to a pastor. he is not a boss. he is just a saint like she is. actually he is supposed to be a servant and Lower than the other saints no above or over


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    Renee' D. Campbell (ReneeDC1979) 4 years ago

    Thank you Dr. Haddox. My thoughts exactly. Thanks for stopping by and keep hubbing!


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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    can you give one scripture for this please? I cant find one.


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