Campus Preview Weekend: Register before the price goes up in:

Relationships

Missionary Dating: What it is and Why You Should Avoid It

Subscribe

Written by McKenna

What is missionary dating?    

Missionary dating is when a Christian dates a non-believer for the purpose of converting them over to Christianity. Though this form of getting to know someone while trying to lead them to Christ seems like a great idea, it is not God’s purpose for dating. While dating is not bad if your focus is to honor and glorify God, it is not the way to bring someone to Christ–no matter how beautiful or handsome that person is.

God’s purpose for dating 

“You are not restricted by us, but you are restricted in your own affections…Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers…Or what fellowship has the light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial (the devil)? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God.” 2 Corinthians 6:12-16 ESV 

The most common definition of “unequally yoked” that Christians use today is talking about non-believers marrying believers. This goes for your dating relationships as well. If you are a believer, it is the Lord’s will for you to date and marry a believer. He does not want us to be “unequally yoked.” Why? Because you are restricting yourself from loving God and glorifying Him with your whole heart. While your relationship with God is personal, the person you are going to marry should constantly be pointing you back to Jesus. He or she shouldn’t be a distraction from your devotion to God.

Hidden intentions 

Some Christians aren’t convicted on this issue and justify themselves when they date because they say that God would want them to be happy and that He doesn’t want them to be lonely. But are you truly accepting your boyfriend or girlfriend and loving them for who they are if your hidden intentions are to convert them over to Christianity? 

Dating to convert someone is built on false intentions, which is extremely harmful to your relationship. Trying to change someone to believe what you believe never works because you simply can’t change a person’s heart. A person’s heart will only change when the work of the Holy Spirit reveals that they need Jesus. Dating a non-believer restricts you in your personal relationship with God and could inhibit your faith from growing further. Getting to encourage someone in their walk with God is a blessing, but that should be done in an equally yoked relationship–where both of you are pursuing God actively and building each other up in Christ.

Don’t settle for less 

Don’t settle for less than what God has for you. Relationships are a beautiful and complicated part of life. We are relational beings who long to be known for who we are. God gave us the desire to love and be loved, and even as we are fully known and fully loved by God, we still seek after romance and fantasies–looking for things to fill up the empty black hole of loneliness.  

As humans, we will always battle against the desires of our flesh. Dating has been accepted by our culture in trying out people to see if you’re compatible and if they don’t fit, you break off that relationship. Today, Christian guys and girls are finding it harder to find someone who is pursuing Jesus passionately and shares the same dreams and ambitions as they do. While many of us have the desire to marry a godly person, Christian singles either settle for a lifetime of singleness, dedicating their lives to glorifying God through ministry, or they become tired of waiting on God to bring “their person” and settle for someone who isn’t a Christian.

Relational ties 

Relational ties happen when we share our heart with someone and become really comfortable and close to them. It starts with small conversations and goes deeper with each text you send. Sharing testimonies, late night conversations, and praying together leads you into a confused state if they are truly just a friend or wanting to be something more. Spiritual, mental, emotional, and sometimes physical bonds develop into relational ties which are difficult to break off when dating a person. When we attach ourselves to someone who is not being renewed by constant fellowship with the Lord, we start to take those burdens upon ourselves.  Our bodies are the temples of the Lord, and when taking on another person’s life, you close off areas of your heart where you are unaware of the Lord’s Presence in your life. We aren’t meant to be chained down by our relationships or carry the weight of the world on our shoulders. God made us to walk in freedom before Him.

 

What’s your motive? 

When you’re in a dating relationship you need to question your motives. Why are you dating that person? Is it because they are really cute or you like how they make you laugh? Or is it because you admire their character? Looks will change over time, but character lasts forever. 

“But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 ESV 

Do you value how they treat others? Are they respectful and honoring you and your moral standards? They shouldn’t be doing things to impress you just because they like you. Seeking after Jesus is to be genuine, not forced. How will this foundation that you’re building now in your dating relationship affect your marriage and future kids? Are you truly concerned for them to seek after God wholeheartedly? Or are you just wanting to be in a relationship because you couldn’t wait any longer and went in search of one? 

“Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 ESV

Are you living like you’re loved?  

We keep trying to find the love of our lives when He’s always standing beside us. We don’t need to be seeking for love because Love found us before we came into being. You don’t need that dating relationship to fulfill you. If we live knowing that we are fully known and fully loved, why do we think that we need a physical imperfect being by our side to make us content? The deepest layer of your heart can only be pierced by the everlasting Love of God.  

If the person you’re dating isn’t a believer, how will they be able to encourage you and point you back to Christ when things are hard? As Christians, we were created to be in fellowship with God and live in a community of believers who will build us up in our walk with the Lord. A non-believer won’t understand that no matter how hard they try, they can’t make you happy. You may feel happy, but you will never be content.  

If you feel hindered in your personal relationship with God because of your relationship with your boyfriend or girlfriend, ask Him what you need to do. It’s a scary question, but trust me, He wants what’s best for you.

Waiting on the Lord 

God desires for everyone to be in an unhindered relationship with Him. He wants us to surrender and place ourselves fully in His hands–even if that means doing it over and over again until there is nothing left to give. As Christians, He calls us to pursue Him faithfully and to fix our eyes above, and not on earthly things. He doesn’t ask us to give up hope, but to trust Him completely.  

Missionary dating is not truly genuine because you are building on a platform of selfish desires instead of giving up your wants and longings to Jesus. It hurts to give up our desires and our will to God because we despise pain. We try to avoid it at all cost. But you will only cause deeper hurt if you date non-believers. You are depriving yourself from what God really has for you. It’s okay to grieve when you long for a relationship, because God made you with the desire to be in a relationship. But we shouldn’t settle for less than what God has for us. 

“The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks him.” Lamentations 3:25 ESV

Through the waiting, He is drawing you closer to Himself and teaching you what it means to trust Him completely. A relationship with Him is more precious than any dating relationship. If we choose to have joy instead of bitterness in this season of waiting, we will begin to realize that He is not taking away our desire, but remaking our hearts into a more beautiful likeness of His heart than before.  

“And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18 ESV 

Free Download

What Aspiring Missionaries Ought to Know About Relationships

Subscribe to this blog to get this free guide to understand the dynamics of dating relationships that missionaries face.

Get the Guide
[gravityform id="35" title="false" description="false" ajax="false"]
<div class='gf_browser_unknown gform_wrapper' id='gform_wrapper_35' style='display:none'><form method='post' enctype='multipart/form-data' id='gform_35' action='/blog/relationships/missionary-dating/'> <div class='gform_body'><ul id='gform_fields_35' class='gform_fields top_label form_sublabel_below description_below'><li id='field_35_1' class='gfield gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label gfield_label_before_complex' >Name<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_complex ginput_container no_prefix has_first_name no_middle_name has_last_name no_suffix gf_name_has_2 ginput_container_name' id='input_35_1'> <span id='input_35_1_3_container' class='name_first' > <input type='text' name='input_1.3' id='input_35_1_3' value='' aria-label='First name' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" placeholder='First Name'/> <label for='input_35_1_3' >First</label> </span> <span id='input_35_1_6_container' class='name_last' > <input type='text' name='input_1.6' id='input_35_1_6' value='' aria-label='Last name' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" placeholder='Last Name'/> <label for='input_35_1_6' >Last</label> </span> </div></li><li id='field_35_2' class='gfield gf_left_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_2' >Email<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_email'> <input name='input_2' id='input_35_2' type='text' value='' class='large' placeholder='Email' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /> </div></li><li id='field_35_3' class='gfield gf_right_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_3' >Phone<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_phone'><input name='input_3' id='input_35_3' type='text' value='' class='large' placeholder='Phone' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_35_8' class='gfield gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_8' >Street Address<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_text'><input name='input_8' id='input_35_8' type='text' value='' class='large' placeholder='Street Address' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_35_9' class='gfield gf_left_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_9' >City<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_text'><input name='input_9' id='input_35_9' type='text' value='' class='medium' placeholder='City' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_35_10' class='gfield gf_right_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_10' >Country<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_10' id='input_35_10' class='medium gfield_select' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"><option value='United States' >United States</option><option value='Afghanistan' >Afghanistan</option><option value='Albania' >Albania</option><option value='Algeria' >Algeria</option><option value='American Samoa' >American Samoa</option><option value='Andorra' >Andorra</option><option value='Angola' >Angola</option><option value='Antigua and Barbuda' >Antigua and Barbuda</option><option value='Argentina' >Argentina</option><option value='Armenia' >Armenia</option><option value='Australia' >Australia</option><option value='Austria' >Austria</option><option value='Azerbaijan' >Azerbaijan</option><option value='Bahamas' >Bahamas</option><option value='Bahrain' >Bahrain</option><option value='Bangladesh' >Bangladesh</option><option value='Barbados' >Barbados</option><option value='Belarus' >Belarus</option><option value='Belgium' >Belgium</option><option value='Belize' >Belize</option><option value='Benin' >Benin</option><option value='Bermuda' >Bermuda</option><option value='Bhutan' >Bhutan</option><option value='Bolivia' >Bolivia</option><option value='Bosnia and Herzegovina' >Bosnia and Herzegovina</option><option value='Botswana' >Botswana</option><option value='Brazil' >Brazil</option><option value='Brunei' >Brunei</option><option value='Bulgaria' >Bulgaria</option><option value='Burkina Faso' >Burkina Faso</option><option value='Burundi' >Burundi</option><option value='Cambodia' >Cambodia</option><option value='Cameroon' >Cameroon</option><option value='Canada' >Canada</option><option value='Cape Verde' >Cape Verde</option><option value='Cayman Islands' >Cayman Islands</option><option value='Central African Republic' >Central African Republic</option><option value='Chad' >Chad</option><option value='Chile' >Chile</option><option value='China' >China</option><option value='Colombia' >Colombia</option><option value='Comoros' >Comoros</option><option value='Congo, Democratic Republic of the' >Congo, Democratic Republic of the</option><option value='Congo, Republic of the' >Congo, Republic of the</option><option value='Costa Rica' >Costa Rica</option><option value='C&ocirc;te d&#039;Ivoire' >C&ocirc;te d&#039;Ivoire</option><option value='Croatia' >Croatia</option><option value='Cuba' >Cuba</option><option value='Cyprus' >Cyprus</option><option value='Czech Republic' >Czech Republic</option><option value='Denmark' >Denmark</option><option value='Djibouti' >Djibouti</option><option value='Dominica' >Dominica</option><option value='Dominican Republic' >Dominican Republic</option><option value='East Timor' >East Timor</option><option value='Ecuador' >Ecuador</option><option value='Egypt' >Egypt</option><option value='El Salvador' >El Salvador</option><option value='Equatorial Guinea' >Equatorial Guinea</option><option value='Eritrea' >Eritrea</option><option value='Estonia' >Estonia</option><option value='Ethiopia' >Ethiopia</option><option value='Fiji' >Fiji</option><option value='Finland' >Finland</option><option value='France' >France</option><option value='French Polynesia' >French Polynesia</option><option value='Gabon' >Gabon</option><option value='Gambia' >Gambia</option><option value='Georgia' >Georgia</option><option value='Germany' >Germany</option><option value='Ghana' >Ghana</option><option value='Greece' >Greece</option><option value='Greenland' >Greenland</option><option value='Grenada' >Grenada</option><option value='Guam' >Guam</option><option value='Guatemala' >Guatemala</option><option value='Guinea' >Guinea</option><option value='Guinea-Bissau' >Guinea-Bissau</option><option value='Guyana' >Guyana</option><option value='Haiti' >Haiti</option><option value='Honduras' >Honduras</option><option value='Hong Kong' >Hong Kong</option><option value='Hungary' >Hungary</option><option value='Iceland' >Iceland</option><option value='India' >India</option><option value='Indonesia' >Indonesia</option><option value='Iran' >Iran</option><option value='Iraq' >Iraq</option><option value='Ireland' >Ireland</option><option value='Israel' >Israel</option><option value='Italy' >Italy</option><option value='Jamaica' >Jamaica</option><option value='Japan' >Japan</option><option value='Jordan' >Jordan</option><option value='Kazakhstan' >Kazakhstan</option><option value='Kenya' >Kenya</option><option value='Kiribati' >Kiribati</option><option value='North Korea' >North Korea</option><option value='South Korea' >South Korea</option><option value='Kosovo' >Kosovo</option><option value='Kuwait' >Kuwait</option><option value='Kyrgyzstan' >Kyrgyzstan</option><option value='Laos' >Laos</option><option value='Latvia' >Latvia</option><option value='Lebanon' >Lebanon</option><option value='Lesotho' >Lesotho</option><option value='Liberia' >Liberia</option><option value='Libya' >Libya</option><option value='Liechtenstein' >Liechtenstein</option><option value='Lithuania' >Lithuania</option><option value='Luxembourg' >Luxembourg</option><option value='Macedonia' >Macedonia</option><option value='Madagascar' >Madagascar</option><option value='Malawi' >Malawi</option><option value='Malaysia' >Malaysia</option><option value='Maldives' >Maldives</option><option value='Mali' >Mali</option><option value='Malta' >Malta</option><option value='Marshall Islands' >Marshall Islands</option><option value='Mauritania' >Mauritania</option><option value='Mauritius' >Mauritius</option><option value='Mexico' >Mexico</option><option value='Micronesia' >Micronesia</option><option value='Moldova' >Moldova</option><option value='Monaco' >Monaco</option><option value='Mongolia' >Mongolia</option><option value='Montenegro' >Montenegro</option><option value='Morocco' >Morocco</option><option value='Mozambique' >Mozambique</option><option value='Myanmar' >Myanmar</option><option value='Namibia' >Namibia</option><option value='Nauru' >Nauru</option><option value='Nepal' >Nepal</option><option value='Netherlands' >Netherlands</option><option value='New Zealand' >New Zealand</option><option value='Nicaragua' >Nicaragua</option><option value='Niger' >Niger</option><option value='Nigeria' >Nigeria</option><option value='Norway' >Norway</option><option value='Northern Mariana Islands' >Northern Mariana Islands</option><option value='Oman' >Oman</option><option value='Pakistan' >Pakistan</option><option value='Palau' >Palau</option><option value='Palestine' >Palestine</option><option value='Panama' >Panama</option><option value='Papua New Guinea' >Papua New Guinea</option><option value='Paraguay' >Paraguay</option><option value='Peru' >Peru</option><option value='Philippines' >Philippines</option><option value='Poland' >Poland</option><option value='Portugal' >Portugal</option><option value='Puerto Rico' >Puerto Rico</option><option value='Qatar' >Qatar</option><option value='Romania' >Romania</option><option value='Russian Federation (the)' >Russian Federation (the)</option><option value='Rwanda' >Rwanda</option><option value='Saint Kitts and Nevis' >Saint Kitts and Nevis</option><option value='Saint Lucia' >Saint Lucia</option><option value='Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' >Saint Vincent and the Grenadines</option><option value='Samoa' >Samoa</option><option value='San Marino' >San Marino</option><option value='Sao Tome and Principe' >Sao Tome and Principe</option><option value='Saudi Arabia' >Saudi Arabia</option><option value='Senegal' >Senegal</option><option value='Serbia and Montenegro' >Serbia and Montenegro</option><option value='Seychelles' >Seychelles</option><option value='Sierra Leone' >Sierra Leone</option><option value='Singapore' >Singapore</option><option value='Slovakia' >Slovakia</option><option value='Slovenia' >Slovenia</option><option value='Solomon Islands' >Solomon Islands</option><option value='Somalia' >Somalia</option><option value='South Africa' >South Africa</option><option value='Spain' >Spain</option><option value='Sri Lanka' >Sri Lanka</option><option value='Sudan' >Sudan</option><option value='Sudan, South' >Sudan, South</option><option value='Suriname' >Suriname</option><option value='Swaziland' >Swaziland</option><option value='Sweden' >Sweden</option><option value='Switzerland' >Switzerland</option><option value='Syria' >Syria</option><option value='Taiwan' >Taiwan</option><option value='Tajikistan' >Tajikistan</option><option value='Tanzania' >Tanzania</option><option value='Thailand' >Thailand</option><option value='Togo' >Togo</option><option value='Tonga' >Tonga</option><option value='Trinidad and Tobago' >Trinidad and Tobago</option><option value='Tunisia' >Tunisia</option><option value='Turkey' >Turkey</option><option value='Turkmenistan' >Turkmenistan</option><option value='Tuvalu' >Tuvalu</option><option value='Uganda' >Uganda</option><option value='Ukraine' >Ukraine</option><option value='United Arab Emirates' >United Arab Emirates</option><option value='United Kingdom' >United Kingdom</option><option value='Uruguay' >Uruguay</option><option value='Uzbekistan' >Uzbekistan</option><option value='Vanuatu' >Vanuatu</option><option value='Vatican City' >Vatican City</option><option value='Venezuela' >Venezuela</option><option value='Vietnam' >Vietnam</option><option value='Virgin Islands, British' >Virgin Islands, British</option><option value='Virgin Islands, U.S.' >Virgin Islands, U.S.</option><option value='Yemen' >Yemen</option><option value='Zambia' >Zambia</option><option value='Zimbabwe' >Zimbabwe</option></select></div></li><li id='field_35_16' class='gfield gf_left_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_16' >Zip / Postal Code<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_text'><input name='input_16' id='input_35_16' type='text' value='' class='medium' placeholder='Zip / Postal Code' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_35_12' class='gfield gf_right_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_12' >State<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_12' id='input_35_12' class='medium gfield_select' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"><option value='AL' >Alabama</option><option value='AK' >Alaska</option><option value='AZ' >Arizona</option><option value='AR' >Arkansas</option><option value='CA' >California</option><option value='CO' >Colorado</option><option value='CT' >Connecticut</option><option value='CE' >Delaware</option><option value='DC' >District of Columbia</option><option value='FL' >Florida</option><option value='GA' >Georgia</option><option value='HI' >Hawaii</option><option value='ID' >Idaho</option><option value='IL' >Illinois</option><option value='IN' >Indiana</option><option value='IA' >Iowa</option><option value='KS' >Kansas</option><option value='KY' >Kentucky</option><option value='LA' >Louisiana</option><option value='ME' >Maine</option><option value='MD' >Maryland</option><option value='MA' >Massachusetts</option><option value='MI' >Michigan</option><option value='MN' >Minnesota</option><option value='MS' >Mississippi</option><option value='MO' >Missouri</option><option value='MT' >Montana</option><option value='NE' >Nebraska</option><option value='NV' >Nevada</option><option value='NH' >New Hampshire</option><option value='NJ' >New Jersey</option><option value='NM' >New Mexico</option><option value='NY' >New York</option><option value='NC' >North Carolina</option><option value='NC' >North Dakota</option><option value='OH' >Ohio</option><option value='OK' >Oklahoma</option><option value='OR' >Oregon</option><option value='PA' >Pennsylvania</option><option value='RI' >Rhode Island</option><option value='SC' >South Carolina</option><option value='SD' >South Dakota</option><option value='TN' >Tennessee</option><option value='TX' >Texas</option><option value='UT' >Utah</option><option value='VT' >Vermont</option><option value='VA' >Virginia</option><option value='WA' >Washington</option><option value='WV' >West Virginia</option><option value='WI' >Wisconsin</option><option value='WY' >Wyoming</option></select></div></li><li id='field_35_13' class='gfield gf_right_half gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_13' >Province/Region<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_text'><input name='input_13' id='input_35_13' type='text' value='' class='medium' placeholder='Province/Region' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_35_19' class='gfield label_show gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_19' >Which degree are you interested in?<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_19' id='input_35_19' class='medium gfield_select' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"><option value='Undergraduate' selected='selected'>Bachelor&#039;s Degree</option><option value='Graduate' >Master&#039;s Degree</option></select></div></li><li id='field_35_23' class='gfield gfield_html gfield_no_follows_desc field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><p>To enroll in a masters program you must have earned a Bachelor's degree prior to enrollment.</p></li><li id='field_35_6' class='gfield label_show gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_6' >Year of High School Graduation (or expected)<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_6' id='input_35_6' class='medium gfield_select' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"><option value='' selected='selected'>Please Select Year</option><option value='2023 and later' >2023 and later</option><option value='2022' >2022</option><option value='2021' >2021</option><option value='2020' >2020</option><option value='2019' >2019</option><option value='2018' >2018</option><option value='2017' >2017</option><option value='2016' >2016</option><option value='2015' >2015</option><option value='2014' >2014</option><option value='2013' >2013</option><option value='2012' >2012</option><option value='2011' >2011</option><option value='2010' >2010</option><option value='2009' >2009</option><option value='2008' >2008</option><option value='2007' >2007</option><option value='2006' >2006</option><option value='2005' >2005</option><option value='2004' >2004</option><option value='2003' >2003</option><option value='2002' >2002</option><option value='2001' >2001</option><option value='2000' >2000</option><option value='1999 and before' >1999 and before</option></select></div></li><li id='field_35_20' class='gfield label_show gfield_contains_required field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_20' >Year of College Graduation (or expected)<span class='gfield_required'>*</span></label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_20' id='input_35_20' class='medium gfield_select' aria-required="true" aria-invalid="false"><option value='' selected='selected'>Please Select Year</option><option value='2023 and later' >2023 and later</option><option value='2022' >2022</option><option value='2021' >2021</option><option value='2020' >2020</option><option value='2019' >2019</option><option value='2018' >2018</option><option value='2017' >2017</option><option value='2016' >2016</option><option value='2015' >2015</option><option value='2014' >2014</option><option value='2013' >2013</option><option value='2012' >2012</option><option value='2011' >2011</option><option value='2010' >2010</option><option value='2009' >2009</option><option value='2008' >2008</option><option value='2007' >2007</option><option value='2006' >2006</option><option value='2005' >2005</option><option value='2004' >2004</option><option value='2003' >2003</option><option value='2002' >2002</option><option value='2001' >2001</option><option value='2000' >2000</option><option value='1999 and before' >1999 and before</option></select></div></li><li id='field_35_22' class='gfield field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_hidden' ><label class='gfield_label' >On a scale of 1-5, how interested are you in this program?</label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_radio'><ul class='gfield_radio' id='input_35_22'><li class='gchoice_35_22_0'><input name='input_22' type='radio' value='5' id='choice_35_22_0' /><label for='choice_35_22_0' id='label_35_22_0'>5 - Looks Amazing! Sign me up today!</label></li><li class='gchoice_35_22_1'><input name='input_22' type='radio' value='4' id='choice_35_22_1' /><label for='choice_35_22_1' id='label_35_22_1'>4 - Looks great! Just need a little more info.</label></li><li class='gchoice_35_22_2'><input name='input_22' type='radio' value='3' id='choice_35_22_2' /><label for='choice_35_22_2' id='label_35_22_2'>3 - Very interested, but I have lots of questons.</label></li><li class='gchoice_35_22_3'><input name='input_22' type='radio' value='2' id='choice_35_22_3' /><label for='choice_35_22_3' id='label_35_22_3'>2 - Not sure if this is for me, but I still want to learn more.</label></li><li class='gchoice_35_22_4'><input name='input_22' type='radio' value='1' id='choice_35_22_4' /><label for='choice_35_22_4' id='label_35_22_4'>1 - Mildly interested or interested for someone else.</label></li><li class='gchoice_35_22_5'><input name='input_22' type='radio' value='1' id='choice_35_22_5' /><label for='choice_35_22_5' id='label_35_22_5'>I'd rather not say.</label></li></ul></div></li><li id='field_35_7' class='gfield field_admin_only field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_administrative' ><input name='input_7' id='input_35_7' class='gform_hidden' type='hidden' value=''/></li><li id='field_35_25' class='gfield field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_hidden' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_25' >Split Test Number</label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_number'><input name='input_25' id='input_35_25' type='text' value='' class='medium' aria-invalid="false" /></div></li><li id='field_35_26' class='gfield field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_hidden' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_26' >Landing Page Version</label><div class='ginput_container ginput_container_select'><select name='input_26' id='input_35_26' class='medium gfield_select' aria-invalid="false"><option value='' ></option><option value='1' >1</option><option value='2' >2</option></select></div></li><li id='field_35_27' class='gfield gform_validation_container field_sublabel_below field_description_below gfield_visibility_visible' ><label class='gfield_label' for='input_35_27' >Name</label><div class='ginput_container'><input name='input_27' id='input_35_27' type='text' value='' /></div><div class='gfield_description' id='gfield_description__27'>This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.</div></li> </ul></div> <div class='gform_footer top_label'> <input type='submit' id='gform_submit_button_35' class='gform_button button' value='Request Brochure' onclick='if(window["gf_submitting_35"]){return false;} window["gf_submitting_35"]=true; ' onkeypress='if( event.keyCode == 13 ){ if(window["gf_submitting_35"]){return false;} window["gf_submitting_35"]=true; jQuery("#gform_35").trigger("submit",[true]); }' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='is_submit_35' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_submit' value='35' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_unique_id' value='' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='state_35' value='WyJbXSIsImNjNzIwNTcwNzNhNTI5Mjg0MGI5ZTM0Yjg0MzMzMDYxIl0=' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_target_page_number_35' id='gform_target_page_number_35' value='0' /> <input type='hidden' class='gform_hidden' name='gform_source_page_number_35' id='gform_source_page_number_35' value='1' /> <input type='hidden' name='gform_field_values' value='' /> </div> </form> </div><script type='text/javascript'> jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_render', function(event, formId, currentPage){if(formId == 35) {gf_global["number_formats"][35] = {"1":{"price":false,"value":false},"2":{"price":false,"value":false},"3":{"price":false,"value":false},"8":{"price":false,"value":false},"9":{"price":false,"value":false},"10":{"price":false,"value":false},"16":{"price":false,"value":false},"12":{"price":false,"value":false},"13":{"price":false,"value":false},"19":{"price":false,"value":false},"23":{"price":false,"value":false},"6":{"price":false,"value":false},"20":{"price":false,"value":false},"22":{"price":false,"value":false},"7":{"price":false,"value":false},"25":{"price":false,"value":"decimal_dot"},"26":{"price":false,"value":false},"27":{"price":false,"value":false}};if(window['jQuery']){if(!window['gf_form_conditional_logic'])window['gf_form_conditional_logic'] = new Array();window['gf_form_conditional_logic'][35] = { logic: { 12: {"field":{"actionType":"show","logicType":"all","rules":[{"fieldId":"10","operator":"is","value":"United States"}]},"nextButton":null,"section":null},13: {"field":{"actionType":"show","logicType":"all","rules":[{"fieldId":"10","operator":"isnot","value":"United States"}]},"nextButton":null,"section":null},23: {"field":{"actionType":"show","logicType":"all","rules":[{"fieldId":"19","operator":"is","value":"Graduate"}]},"nextButton":null,"section":null},6: {"field":{"actionType":"show","logicType":"all","rules":[{"fieldId":"19","operator":"is","value":"Undergraduate"}]},"nextButton":null,"section":null},20: {"field":{"actionType":"show","logicType":"all","rules":[{"fieldId":"19","operator":"is","value":"Graduate"}]},"nextButton":null,"section":null},0: {"field":{"actionType":"hide","logicType":"any","rules":[{"fieldId":"10","operator":"is","value":"Russian Federation (the)"},{"fieldId":"10","operator":"is","value":"Ukraine"}]},"section":null} }, dependents: { 12: [12],13: [13],23: [23],6: [6],20: [20],0: [0] }, animation: 1, defaults: {"1":{"1.2":"","1.3":"","1.4":"","1.6":"","1.8":""},"19":"Undergraduate","6":"","20":"","7":["choice_35_7_10"],"26":""}, fields: {"1":[0],"2":[0],"3":[0],"8":[0],"9":[0],"10":[0,12,13],"16":[0],"12":[0],"13":[0],"19":[0,23,6,20],"23":[0],"6":[0],"20":[0],"22":[0],"7":[0],"25":[0],"26":[0],"27":[0]} }; if(!window['gf_number_format'])window['gf_number_format'] = 'decimal_dot';jQuery(document).ready(function(){gf_apply_rules(35, [12,13,23,6,20,0], true);jQuery('#gform_wrapper_35').show();jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_conditional_logic', [35, null, true]);} );} if(typeof Placeholders != 'undefined'){ Placeholders.enable(); }} } );jQuery(document).bind('gform_post_conditional_logic', function(event, formId, fields, isInit){} );</script><script type='text/javascript'> jQuery(document).ready(function(){jQuery(document).trigger('gform_post_render', [35, 1]) } ); </script>