Another MP, Daniel Zeichner announced this evening that he resigned ahead of the vote.The motion of regret, proposed by Chuka Umunna, also says Britain should not leave the EU if Theresa May fails to reach a deal with the European Union.The matchmaking site was initially proposed in 2007 by John Patton, chief operations officer for the Center for Mission Mobilization, and David Bilby, executive director of Go Connect (an organization that connects churches with public schools).Although many leaders saw its potential, Patton said that without a fulltime advocate the project wound up on the back burner.Now, Called is gaining momentum with the help of Gerin St. Prior to meeting his fiancée, he hesitated to move overseas without a spouse—even after taking five short-term mission trips.Claire, a 2013 graduate from Covenant Theological Seminary who works as the site's operations director. "I was afraid that leaving America would sink my hopes, so I waited," he said. I decided that tackling this bigger issue was more worthwhile than trying to kill my desire to find a spouse." According to a Pioneers International report, singleness is the fourth reason appointees don't make it to the mission field or take a long time getting there.A spokesperson from the Department of Exiting the European Union denied there had been any change in strategy and said Ms May’s plans still remain intact.
"Ellen, will you put your dating life on the altar?
Commons Speaker John Bercow created trouble for Mr Corbyn by selecting the amendment, which was tabled by Labour’s former shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna.
Mr Corbyn, who has committed to leaving the single market but says he wants to keep all of its ‘benefits’, ordered his MPs to abstain.
Overseas missionary work takes years of training and fundraising, but many leave the field after a few years because they can't find a spouse.
A new website launching today hopes to tackle that problem by placing missionaries and Christian expatriates into a network that enables them to find spouses in the field.