Greg Smalley on The Problem With the Purity Culture Movement

My youngest daughter just turned 13. Which means some important conversations are scheduled between the two of us — including about purity and sex.

I recently read a New York Times article about the purity culture movement from the 90s, and I found myself nodding along in agreement through much of the piece. It was a strong reminder of the weight this conversation with my daughter will have.

As a ‘failed’ purity pledger and now marriage counselor, I can attest – the Church has major blind spots when it comes to marriage and sexual purity.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Greg Smalley

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