From the May/June, 2011 issue of Touchstone
history sex christianity Like, a Virgin? by Russell D. Moore

Like, a Virgin?

Russell D. Moore on Christian Courtship & the Awkward Question of Sexual History

Not long ago, a young single woman wrote to me with a question she would have preferred to ask her father, were he still alive. An Evangelical committed to historic, orthodox Christianity, she wants to be a godly wife and mother. She made a commitment at an early age to remain chaste, and in her dating life thus far, she’s kept her commitment. She regrets none of that. But now she worries about how to have “the talk.”

This woman told me she is now dating a young man, also a Christian, who seems commendable in every way—and her fam . . .


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