Biblical wisdom dating
It’s as though parents who work as journalists are just now discovering what their children are actually doing in our sex-saturated culture.
We really shouldn’t be surprised when we consider sex and the single woman in twenty-first-century American culture.
When an unbelieving client asked me out shortly after my conversion, my colleagues insisted I declare myself and my standards to him.
“You have to tell him you’re not normal,” they said. If you’ve repented of your sins and put your trust in the finished work of Jesus Christ and his substitutionary death on the cross for the punishment of your sins, then you’re definitely not “normal.” Your identity has been reclaimed and reordered by the Lord.
It doesn’t take most women long to figure out that sexual liberty is not the same thing as sexual equality.
(Crittenden, Crittenden is right, but I don’t see where that revelation is inspiring any counterrevolution in our culture. The only key to true change is found in the power of the gospel.
The message they heard was just go for it sexually. This disturbing trend now has the attention of mainstream media.
I’ve noted a number of articles in recent months about the “hook-up” culture even among middle schoolers.
These days, certainly, it is the one most brutally learned.
There are only two portraits of the single woman in popular media.
One is the current pop icon, surgically augmented with a low fabric-to-flesh wardrobe ratio, usually sporting a vulgar phrase on her bust or bum, and unabashed in her sexual aggressiveness.
It’s a sweaty, unglamorous, long ride on a stationary bicycle.) It was 7 A. Normally I’m not shy about joining such conversations, but this time I was actually shocked into silence by their tales.
M., and after riding for an hour, everyone was wide-awake and engaging in small talk. I left that class burdened to pray for my instructor, her son, and his female “stalker.” For days I kept thinking about what I’d heard — especially the reactions of these parents, women who were probably proponents of and participants in the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s.
“I’m scared to death of the teenage girls these days,” the instructor announced as she wiped down her bike. Now, only one generation later, they are dismayed by the effects of that “revolution.” Pollster and analyst Daniel Yankelovich has been studying American values for more than 50 years.