A good friend of mine Paul Wirth who started Relevant Church in the night club district of Ybor City, Florida has recently come under fire by some "Christians" who have been acting very Unchristian! They are wrapping up a series called "The 30-day Sex Challenge". The idea behind the series is that married couples would have sex for 30 days and singles would refrain from sex for 30 days. It is a test drive in Biblical sex you could say.
AND, they have received a lot of attention as you can imagine. Several local and national media outlets have featured them. All of which he said treated them with respect and accuracy. But, they have had a flood of down right nasty e-mails and things written about them from churches and "Christian" leaders. Things like they were going to hell for this stuff!!! Ouch! This kind of stuff makes me down right mad when I think about it.
This guy is kicking some serious dents in the size of hell in a totally unchurched area and all these high and mighty church leaders think he is satan himself. Where do they think Jesus would be these days? In the church or on 7th Ave? And, what kind of message does this send to the world around us? Isn't it time we fought the real battles facing our culture instead of this silly stuff? I applaud Paul for having the guts to do this!