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Changing Beliefs for Love

Should I change my religious convictions to be with someone of another faith?

Thanks for your question.

In your question, you have highlighted the problem that is probably obvious to this person whom you love. You say you are ready to "accept his teaching for him." This is not a good reason for adopting a set of religious beliefs. Your friend can probably see that your motivation is not a genuinely spiritual one and he is very wise not to encourage you to change just "for him."
What you need to do is to contact a senior member of his congregation [we call it an Ecclesia] and tell him that you wish to have instruction for baptism. If you take instruction on your own and make a decision to dedicate your life to God independently of your relationship with this man, that will impress him very much and convince him that you are serious.
There is nothing wrong in becoming interested in our beliefs because of your attachment to a Christadelphian. However, baptism and membership is a serious commitment and must be something that comes from your heart because you know it is the right thing to do in God's eyes. If you do it only to please this person, your commitment will not last and, down the road, you will have serious problems in your relationship if you and he were to marry.
If you needto discuss this further, you may contact me at yourbible@gto.net.
If you want to come to grips with what the Bible really teaches, why not take the free online Bible study course on our website, http://www.thisisyourbible.com? This course will give you a background in the major themes of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. As with everything we offer, there is no cost to you other than your time and effort. You will also have a personal tutor to whom you may pose questions either from the course itself or those questions which come to you as you read the Bible.
I hope you have found this helpful.
God bless!
Mike,
 
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