Copyright © 2002-2014, Please note: Comment moderation is currently enabled so there will be a delay between when you post your comment and when it shows up.Patience is a virtue; there is no need to re-submit your comment.During our years speaking at various Christian conferences, my husband has received numerous requests from parents for his “famous” courtship questions.However, he has been hesitant to make them available, since it is easy for people to want a formula for courtship.The percentage of evangelicals who do so is not much lower.In a nationally representative study of young adults, just under 80 percent of unmarried, church- going, conservative Protestants who are currently ... Evangelical discourse on sex is more conservative than I've ever seen it. Yet that simple message didn't go very far in shaping our sexual decision-making.If we could hold out, they said, it would be worth it.
Indeed, over 90 percent of American adults experience sexual intercourse before marrying.
"Sex will be so much better if you wait until your wedding night," they urged.
But sex can be had in other ways, and many of us got creative. It could spread disease, and it would make you feel bad.
Each young man is free to decline questions he feels are too personal.
Incidentally, our daughters and current sons-in-law even helped add questions to this list – a list that has grown over the years.
It is our application of the biblical precepts found in Scripture. You may choose a very different path with your family and your children.