Pastor Challenges Congregation to Seven Days of Sex

Sr. Pastor Ed Young says "God is pro sex and it's time to turn whining into whoopi!"

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2008  |  Updated 3:29 PM CDT
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Pastor Challenges Congregation to Seven Days of Sex

Preacher call bedroom a "magnet of stability."

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Pastor Challenges Congregation to Seven Days of Sex

Sr. Pastor Ed Young says "God is pro sex and it's time to turn whining into whoopi!"
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Beginning next weekend, Fellowship Church, a Dallas-based mega church with over 20,000 people in attendance, continues a controversial teaching seminar called "Leaving Lust Vegas" that skates the razor-thin line between lust, sex, marriage and family. And now Pastor Ed Young heightens the controversy with an unprecedented challenge to married couples: Have Seven Days of Sex beginning Nov. 16.

"We want to turn whining into whoopi!" said Young. "With the current financial crises, moral debates on marriage, growing divorce rates, and rampant marital infidelity, marriages and families are under siege; there is a lot of whining going on."

Young is best known for his creative teaching style, dynamic leadership methods and no-holds-barred approach to topics that relate to today such as money, relationships, politics and sex.

"We want married people to see their bedroom for what it is - a magnet of stability, something that draws them away from the dangerous pull of lust that derails so many couples. We want couples to intentionally walk, even run, toward the marriage bed and away from sin city," said Young. "By experiencing a sexual relationship the way God intended it, we hope couples will begin to see things with greater clarity. I often say, 'so goes marriage, so goes the family. And ultimately, so goes our decisions and choices in this uncertain world.' I know it is radical, but it's all about building stronger marriages."

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