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A Christian Teen’s Guide to Dating and Sex | Teen Life Christian Youth Articles, Daily Devotions
While the topic of teens and sex may make you squirm, please hang in there for the sake of young person you know and love. For as Jennifer Parker warns, "Peer pressure, physical longings and conflicting signals from secular voices," mixed with fear and curiosity, can make any teen vulnerable to temptation. And as much as we would like to believe that Christian teens are immune to sexual pressure, the evidence suggests that some teens need more support from Christian adults like us. So let's talk about how to prepare them to "Just Say No" when sexual temptation calls. Christian Teens and Sex How we can help our kids deal with the temptations of sex. Overview While the topic of teens and sex may make you squirm, please hang in there for the sake of young person you know and love.
Take an in-depth look at how Christian teenagers should approach sex, romance, dating and marriage. Dating and sex are some of the most common issues that Christian teenagers want to discuss with their youth leaders. In Biblical times, both the Old and New Testament, the vast majority of marriages were arranged by the families of the couple. Instead, when we want to think about dating in our modern context, we have to look at what is timeless in the Bible — most importantly, we have to look at what the Bible says about marriage. In the Bible, marriage is the first human relationship that God creates.
Britain now has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in Western Europe. This has significant health and social consequences for our society and so the government has started to implement a two-fold national strategy for England over the next ten years: . This article explores the underlying factors contributing to these statistics and offers a Christian perspective on the deep significance of healthy sexual relationships within society.