The Rise of Public Proposals in Church: Exploring the New Normal

by Adeola Adeyeye
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In recent years, marriage proposals in public have become a popular trend among couples all over the world. With social media playing a significant role in sharing these proposals, it’s no surprise that many couples are taking advantage of the platform to showcase their love and commitment to each other and to the institution of marriage.

However, the question arises when it comes to public proposals in church. Is it appropriate or is it becoming the new normal?

Public proposals in church have been a topic of debate among religious communities. Some view it as a beautiful expression of love, while others see it as disrespectful to the sanctity of the church. Despite the debate, church proposals are increasingly common during services or weddings.

Factors to be considered:

The idea of proposing in church may seem romantic, but it also raises concerns about the intention behind the proposal. Is the proposal a genuine act of love or is it being done to make a statement or gain attention? Moreover, some may argue that the proposal could take away from the focus on the purpose of the church service, which is to worship and connect with God.

On the other hand, proponents argue that a public proposal in church celebrates God’s role in their relationship. The proposal can highlight faith’s significance as a foundation for a strong relationship.

Another factor to consider is the potential pressure on the person being proposed to. Being proposed to in public can be a lot to handle, and doing it in church can add an extra layer of complexity. It is important for the couple to have open and honest communication about their expectations and desires for the proposal.

Ultimately, Deciding to propose in church should be a thoughtful and respectful personal choice. The couple should consider the proposal’s purpose and its impact on others.

In conclusion, Proposing in a church is now common, but it must still be done lovingly, thoughtfully, and respectfully towards the church and its members. Debating if it’s the new normal or not is irrelevant. What matters is the couple’s genuine intentions and their actions reflecting their love and faith.


Preye Tenkumo March 18, 2023 - 3:18 pm

Nice topic, I also feel that there should be a genuine intention towards it, although there’s a disadvantage for the person being proposed to if you’re not will to accept, you’ll be left with no choice but to accept just to hide face.
I’ll like to commend you on this piece, it’s educating, keep it up.

Adeola Adeyeye
Adeola Adeyeye March 18, 2023 - 4:48 pm

Dear Tamarakepreye,
I appreciate your kind words and I’m glad to hear that you found the article informative.
It’s indeed very crucial for those making proposals to consider the feelings and desires of the other person, and not just their own intentions.Thank once again for your support and encouragement!


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