This pressure is particularly acute for single women.
As space has opened up online for Christians, some have turned to the Internet as a place to find a Christian spouse.
The mainland site Gospel Times recently posted information about 7 mainland dating sites for Christians.
The Bible says, "Do not be unequally yoked." It teaches that we are to marry those who are in the Lord.
One of the challenges for young Christians in China is finding spouses who are also believers.
Because of family and society expectations to marry, young people, especially those whose parents are not believers, are under extreme pressure because their parents do not understand (or accept) their commitment to marry other Christians.
1323 members have found a spouse or are communicating with someone.
One section of the website is titled "Success Stories," where you can find stories of people finding their spouses.
In order to help Christians, some have set up Christian dating websites, both in China and abroad.
Here are 7 that we found by doing a simple online search: 1.
However, because of the imbalance of men and women in the Church, this isnt easy.
A single Christian recently wrote to the Gospel Times Weibo about his/her distress in this regard.
Jesus Free Wind According to the introduction on the website, their service is free and they cater only to true Christians.They are a platform where single brothers and sisters can get to know one another. There are currently 14,952 members (6939 brothers and 8013 sisters). Love 2 in 1 As of day 1583 of the site, there were 16,936 total members.