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I’m very aware that these things have been raised among other threads, but I believe it deserves one of its own. (Oh dear, I hope there isn’t one).

How do we find (caveats apply) either a sister wife or a family to join or even start a plural family. My preamble doesn’t address all these issues but I’m sure you will over time.

Let’s begin with a family considering extension.
When the truth of polygamy is firmly at home in the hearts of married believers, some begin to seriously consider the lifestyle. The question then arises, how do we go about extending the family with those who are like minded in both faith and the conviction of plural or extended family. In other words how do we meet potential family members then provide space and the fellowships which will allow such a family to come together be it God’s will?

Singles.
Where do they start? How does a single lady “find” a wonderful family to join? How does a single man set the foundation for the potential of an extended family?

The first thing is that any family should be equally convinced by their prayers, discussions and study of the Word of God together that this lifestyle is the God sanctioned way forward for them. Unequal conviction is a platform for disaster. No family extension will survive if it’s coerced in my view.

It seems to me that some monogamous families think are ready to try a plural family, that testing the waters with a third member will confirm whether they are capable of living the lifestyle or not. This is also a recipe for disaster. A few years ago I warned a single mum of dangers when she was hasty in departing to visit a couple who turned out to be rather kinky. She came home devastated. This is an extreme case, but hearts are important, we did not enter monogamy lightly or too quickly what makes us think extending our family should be any different.

Marry in haste, suffer at leisure.

Once a family is equally convinced by the Lord that they have the spiritual strength and love to extend their f…

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