There are many things that separate a Christian wedding from a non-Christian, but the big thing is Christ. Christians who marry are making more than a legal commitment. They are making a commitment to Christ, as well as to each other, and that commitment should be obvious to everyone who attends the wedding. In a non-Christian wedding; the couple – particularly the bride – is usually the focal point. In a Christian wedding, Christ is the focal point. The wedding ceremony should be a reflection of the couple’s dedication to the glory of Jesus Christ. A Christian couple who truly want to glorify Christ through their wedding can start early. The wedding affirms before God, family and friends that the couple’s desire is to live according to God’s plan for family. Every part of the service, from the vows to the message delivered by the officiator, should reflect that commitment. There are many wedding traditions that are unique to Christian weddings that you are likely familiar with, but not sure why they’re practiced. Here are five fascinating Christian wedding traditions and what they mean.