"The Lack of Opposite-Gender Friendships Among Evangelicals is a Problem"

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"The Lack of Opposite-Gender Friendships Among Evangelicals is a Problem"

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". . . Blogger Libby Anne wrote an eye-opening blog post this week on why evangelicals don’t do opposite-sex friendships.

'In evangelical churches, any cross-gender relationship is always, always, always portrayed as dangerous. The moment a teenage girl and boy get friendly, adults in the congregation start watching them like a hawk—in their view, the only end point such relationships can possibly have is either marriage, or premarital sex. And that, of courses, would be bad.

Once someone is married, opposite-gender friendships the perfect opportunity for affairs, so they’re not exactly smiled on there, either! Someone who maintained a close opposite-gender friendship after marriage would be viewed as asking for trouble. And potentially worse — they might be taken aside by an elder, or even experience church discipline.' "
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If you ask me, it seems like a great catalyst for homosexuality.


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