Unfortunately, they don't appreciate how these matters may crop up later to present very difficult challenges.
That experience has been enlightening, confusing, encouraging, frustrating and inspiring all at once.
This truth is part of the limitation of life and part of the beauty of the diversity of the human experience.
I have found that many young couples who may not be that connected to their faith traditions think that the religious issue will not be a problem.
In terms of my faith, I am a self-described “traditional, evangelical Catholic.” I’m also a husband, father of four boys, consultant, author and speaker on matters related to leadership and teamwork.
In 2003, I was invited to speak at something called the Willow Creek Leadership Summit, a huge event sponsored by and held at a non-denominational mega-church outside Chicago.