If you grew up in the church like I did then you probably went to a True Love Waits rally or The Silver Ring Thing or my personal favorite, “Don’t look at the opposite sex until you are married to them day!” Seriously though, this is an issue that many churches, pastors and youth pastors wrestle with. How do you effectively and appropriately talk about sex with high school students. It’s a tough issue. You don’t want to create an attitude of shame and misunderstanding of something that is really very beautiful. However, 15 year old Matt was not the sharpest tool in the shed and would have made poor decisions.
Here’s a really interesting interview on this topic from a self proclaimed “Lapsed Virgin.” Read it. Think about it. Talk about it. Tweet about. Facebook about it. Text about it. That is all.