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He arranged the entire festive event aboard the Spirit of Washington cruise ship.

A couple of months later, I met the love of my life through Christian Crush.

We got married last year, and we both agree that we were created for each other.

He was determined that he would not have sex before marriage and prayed each day for the Holy Spirit to help him avoid sinful thoughts of trying to get any woman to have sex with him before marriage.

Jonathan attended a conservative Christian college where he felt the call of God on his life to become a minister.

And that the relationship was very intentional, not casual at all. Reply Dear Heather, The year between high school and college I spent time reading, helping my mom at home, helping two other women in our community that are home schooling their kids with little ones in tow, and doing “home ec” stuff like sewing, cooking, cleaning, and playing music for our Church.

It was great a great break from school while still learning practical things that I would use later in life.

But the majority of abstinence training only teaches half of the abstinence God calls for when it comes to intimate relationships between men and women.

This “half measure” abstinence that is taught in most Churches today has lead to modern practices in Christian dating that encourage emotional cruelty toward men.

“I'd grown up in church and decided at 18 that I needed to find myself apart from my parents and any church.” She wrestled with her faith as most young adults do, and she found herself conflicted between how she was on Sunday and how she acted the rest of the week. I had my church friends and my world friends, and I thought I'd die if the two ever met.” Audrey says she was tired of “trying” to be a Christian and thought she should focus on being herself… “I knew I wasn't supposed to fornicate but I was rejecting what I had been taught to believe.

“I felt like I'd been some hypocrite, thinking one way and acting another,” she confesses. So I did.” It didn’t take long for Audrey to develop a damaging identity.

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