Pastor Mark Driscoll and his wife, Grace, appeared on "The View" Wednesday to promote their new book on marriage and were immediately asked by co-host Joy Behar why they oppose homosexuals having sex. What have you got against them having fun? So, even when we were dating and we were sexually active we were wrong. So, we don't want to say we are better or holier than anyone, but we were wrong as well and had to make some changes. The hosts of the morning talk show, including Barbara Walters, Whoopie Goldberg, Behar, Sherri Shephard, and Raven-Simone filling in for Elisabeth Hasselbeck, asked the Driscolls questions about the appropriate types of sex within a marriage. Walters also addressed the couple's problems over sex in the early part of their marriage as described in their book by asking them, "What were the problems?
Dating and Courting
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Church and ministry leadership resources to better equip, train and provide ideas for today's church and ministry leaders, like you. And people are waiting longer than ever to marry—women in their mid- to late twenties on average and men closer to thirty. The closer you get to a major city, the more singles you will find—most of them dating, relating, and fornicating. The History of Dating Most likely, you view your experiences regarding dating as normative. Because you were born in this day and age, dating seems not only normal but also the only way in which to meet someone you could potentially marry. We must be careful, however, not to take our current experiences and make them the norm. The reality is that dating, as we know it today, is a relatively new idea.
Pastor Mark Driscoll: Here's How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex
Calvinists everywhere smile. We hope Driscoll has dropped off all his John Calvin sweatshirts at the same thrift store where he picked up his new theology. No one is seriously following Mark Driscoll anymore.
Church and ministry leadership resources to better equip, train and provide ideas for today's church and ministry leaders, like you. Mark Driscoll gets this one right. In my opinion, we ought to have the freedom to use language contextually and not be bound by religiosity.