Raising Them Chaste: A Practical Strategy for Helping Your Teen Wait Till Marriage pdf epub fb2

Raising Them Chaste: A Practical Strategy for Helping Your Teen Wait Till Marriage by Richard C. Durfield, Renee Durfield pdf epub fb2

Raising Them Chaste: A Practical Strategy for Helping Your Teen Wait Till Marriage Author: Richard C. Durfield, Renee Durfield
Title: Raising Them Chaste: A Practical Strategy for Helping Your Teen Wait Till Marriage
ISBN: 1556611714
ISBN13: 978-1556611711
Other Formats: doc lit azw lrf
Pages: 176 pages
Publisher: Bethany House Pub; English Language edition (July 1, 1991)
Language: English
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
Size PDF version: 1551 kb
Size EPUB version: 1638 kb
Subcategory: Sexual Health




Raising Them Chaste-is a practical answer to a real problem-communicating a tender truth in a convincing way-providing a handle for gaining leverage to lift us from the moral quicksand sucking so many downward." from the Foreward by Jack W. Hayford, Senior Pastor of The Church on the Way

Statistics show the alarming incidence of sexual promiscuity in our society and its devastating consequences. Seventy percent of all American teens have had sex by age eighteen. On the whole, young people in the church show the same trend as unchurched kids.

But statistics also show that parents are in the best position to help children establish and cultivate an internal counterpressure to resist sexual temptation. Authors Richard and Renee Durfield show how it is possible for parents to plant within their children a vision of sexual wholeness and purity that will strengthen their resolve to live with integrity to say no to the world's view of morality and be happy about it.

As the parents of four children, the Durfields developed the concept of a "key talk" between parent and child. With the parent's encouragement, the young person covenants with God to remain chaste until marriage, and the parent gives the child a ring or similar token and constant reminder of the commitment. How to prepare for this talk, how to hold it successfully, and how to follow-up on it for maximum effectiveness are combined to make this a strategy that already has proven effective for many families who have been taught and c