Many people praying for India do not understand how difficult it is for young single Christians to find suitable partners in India. God declares that it is not good for a person to be alone. However, we need to be with the right person.
It is difficult to find a suitable partner if you’re a Christian in India because the hierarchical influence in decision-making has been seen to affect how an individual can choose their partner. Eugene interviews an Indian brother on this podcast to shine a light upon the difficulties and the loss that becoming a believer in India creates.
Freedom not to have an arranged marriage is costly for the family and the individual, because they will not receive a dowry. The Dowry is given to the groom’s family along with the bride and includes cash, jewelry, electrical appliances, furniture, bedding, crockery, utensils, vehicles and other household items.
Listen below to the discussion of why it is so difficult in India for Christians to find a spouse when 80% of all marriages in India are arranged.