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It reminds me of those famous red letters in Luke’s Gospel where Jesus says, “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord’ and do not do what I say? No amount of hand-wringing at the many-headed hydra of the entertainment world or raucous deploring of immoral political philosophies invading our nation can explain this one.No, our life in God and for our God reflects our real view podcast messages, pray often and who have Jesus Culture, Toby Mac and Maroon 5 in their playlists.Enjoy – and feel free to add your own tried and true rules in the comments! Wait until after you’ve established a foundation, and you’re ready for your congregation to latch on to him/her. Don’t let the little old ladies in the parish set you up with their niece/nephew/grandchild/any sort of relative. So, treat others with dignity and respect, and be honest and transparent during the break up process, should it occur. If you use online dating services, such as e Harmony, prepare to be recognized. Instead of believing that God knows better, Christian adults will believe they know how to meet their needs better or, on the more arrogant end, that they know better when it comes to sex and dating, period.To say that professing or self-described Christians are becoming more liberal means that their reference point for assessing and practicing sexuality is more cultural and personal rather than biblical or spiritual.
But interestingly, Paul’s counsel to Timothy for that time when he saw these trends manifesting on a grand scale was this: “Be serious about everything, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry” (2 Tim. Solid, timely and reliable advice like this was needed then and is .
He accurately forecasted a self-styled Christianity that reflected culture over the character of Christ in personalmoral spaces and practice.
And nothing, from any frame of reference, is more personal and more moral than our choices regarding sexual expression.
We must faithfully and directly speak into the relevant spiritual and practical themes that are at the root of the issue instead of wasting our time bemoaning the symptoms these statistics represent.
We must graciously but prophetically call out the shortsightedness of Christians who are borrowing trouble sexually and sinning against God and others in the process through our messaging and ministries.