And Will He Be Giving Sermons on Sexual Purity? Re: Church Restores Pastor Removed for Adultery

And Will He Be Giving Sermons on Sexual Purity? Re: Church Restores Pastor Removed for Adultery

This is yet another example of how Christians do not truly uphold their stated beliefs about traditional marriage, sexual purity and virginity- until- marriage, and it’s another example that flies in the face of all the emergent and liberal Christian propaganda that sexual purity teachings are idolized in Christian culture.

(Link): Megachurch Restores Founding Pastor Removed for Adultery – Christianity Today

    Jim Bolin isn’t the only pastor to step down over adultery, but few receive pardons and return to their same church. However, most National Association of Evangelical board members say pastors can be restored to church roles after marital infidelity. The highest-profile case study: Ted Haggard.

I wonder, after this pastor is “restored,” will he be telling the teenagers in sermons that “true love waits” and telling older singles that “celibacy is a gift” or writing marital guides and dating advice books and blogs telling singles that fornication is a no-no?
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I’m all for God’s grace and people being forgiven and getting second chances, but really, in this day and age of virginity being mocked and dismissed, even by so-called “Christians,” and nobody encouraging older virgins to ‘keep on keeping on,’ this sort of story is rather distasteful to me.

For those who would fornicate, there are no penalities. Those who have pre-marital sex and extra-marital sex get off scot-free; they suffer no consequences from society, none from God, none from the church (I wrote more about this consequence- free, sexual lapsed lifestyle in an older post on the blog (Link): here)

That is one reason of a few why I’ve given up on waiting until marriage to have sex myself. As soon as I get certain aspects of my personal life together and begin dating again (which may be a year or more away), and if I’m dating, and the boyfriend is okay, I am now totally open to having sex. I’m not waiting anymore. Oh, and any guy I date does not have to be a Christian. I’m over that, too.
Related posts, this blog:

(Index) “Born Again Virgins” “Secondary Virgins” “Spiritual Virgins” -labels and trend that undermines honest to God, actual virginity

Article: Our Born-Again Virgin Bachelor – Secondary or Spiritual Virginity

How About Using Celibates as Role Models For Celibacy? (Oddity: Christians Holding Up Non-Virgins [Fornicators] As Being Experts or Positive Examples on Sexual Purity)

Older Christian Singles and Celibacy (There Are No Consequences for Sexual Sin)

Christian Response FAIL to Sexual Sin – Easy Forgivism

Are Most Churches Too Judgemental About Sexual Sin? (of the hetero variety)

The ol’ Christian myth that married couples are impervious to sexual sin but singles have lots of sexual sin

Married People Aren’t More Virtuous Than Christian Singles

Magical Christian Thinking: If you have pre-marital sex you won’t get a decent spouse

Famous Historical Christian Figure Expects Everyone To Fail At Sexual Purity

Douglas Wilson and Christian Response FAIL to Sexual Sin – No Body Can Resist Sex – supposedly – Re Celibacy

Emergent Christian Guy Says Christians Need to “Celebrate Pre Marital Sex” (Fornication)

How About the Celibates? Christian Publications Continue to Spaz About Unmarried Christians Having Sex | (And a Link Dump)

Entertainment Staple: You’ve Gone HOW LONG Without Sex – Meant to Produce Yuks