Despite the many warnings God’s word may present, many young (and old) single Christians are defying that little note in the scripture and sexing.
A piece that originally appeared in the May issue of Ebony magazine takes a look at how people who are unmarried, but not so young anymore, are balancing their faith with real-world temptations.
Yolanda Jordan* remembers the moment she decided to have sex for the first time. She was 27, fresh out of grad school, in a committed relationship — and horny. She was also raised in the Baptist church and had taken a vow of abstinence. “I was curious,” says Jordan, now 34, a graphic designer in Columbus, Ohio. “My mind was telling me one thing, my body another. I was grown [and] longing to be touched. I am not perfect; I struggle with sin. I strive to live a righteous life. Just because I have a Bible on my nightstand and condoms in the drawer doesn’t mean I love God any less or that He doesn’t love me.” …
Read the full articleat Ebony.