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S.C. Pastor Preaches 'Sex in the Church'
http://www.christianpost.com/news/s-c-pastor-preaches-sex-in-the-church-55037/ ^ | 9/3/2011 | Audrey Barrick

Posted on 09/03/2011 5:48:18 PM PDT by Morgana

A South Carolina megachurch pastor has chosen to press through the awkwardness and talk about what an increasing number of churches have been addressing from the pulpit – sex. Pastor Perry Noble of NewSpring Church made it clear to his congregation that when it comes to sex, the church has a lot to learn.

"Let's just be honest. Sexual immorality is in the house," he told his congregation, adding that he has seen sexual immorality at each of the three churches he has served.

"We can't get mad at people that aren't Christians because they act like they're not Christians. But what we can do is talk about the mess we have in our own house and try to get it cleaned up."

Perry started the two-week "Sex in the Church" series last weekend and will be concluding it on Sunday, Sept. 4.

Though an uncomfortable subject, he made it clear that the church should not be silent about sex especially considering the Bible "says a lot about the subject of sex."

(Excerpt) Read more at christianpost.com ...


TOPICS: Evangelical Christian; General Discusssion; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: church; homosexualagenda; husband; love; lust; marriage; morality; morals; porn; sex; sourcetitlenoturl; union; wife
""The world is not silent about the subject of sex. They're talking about it."

Starting with the men, Perry urged those who have a playlist of songs that degrade women to delete them immediately."

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Could I get an "Amen" on this?

1 posted on 09/03/2011 5:48:21 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Amen


2 posted on 09/03/2011 5:54:26 PM PDT by svcw (iphone 5 release date late October - rats)
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To: Morgana

“S.C. Pastor Preaches ‘Sex in the Church’”

What are you kidding? I ain’t getting nekkid in front of those people!


3 posted on 09/03/2011 5:54:34 PM PDT by Grunthor (Did she announce yet? No? Whatever.)
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To: Morgana

What? Sex? In my Christian America?


4 posted on 09/03/2011 5:54:53 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Morgana

Amen.


5 posted on 09/03/2011 5:55:08 PM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Grunthor

Wooden pews. Splinters. I shall say no more.


6 posted on 09/03/2011 5:55:23 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Morgana

I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.


7 posted on 09/03/2011 5:55:47 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: Morgana
Perry urged those who have a playlist of songs that degrade women to delete them immediately."

No more Sir Mix-A-Lot?

8 posted on 09/03/2011 5:57:13 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Put ‘em on da glass.


9 posted on 09/03/2011 5:58:59 PM PDT by 1raider1
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To: theBuckwheat
I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.

My wife and I both consider ourselves Christians ...

10 posted on 09/03/2011 5:59:13 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: theBuckwheat

You mean POSSLQ.


11 posted on 09/03/2011 6:01:51 PM PDT by miele man
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To: Billthedrill
"Wooden pews. Splinters. I shall say no more." Photobucket You forgot wooden ruler too!
12 posted on 09/03/2011 6:05:30 PM PDT by Morgana (I don't speak much...............but when I do....)
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To: Morgana; plsjr
We belong to New Spring. Pastor Perry is awesome!!!!I love my Church. They do a web-cast at 11:15 EST. http://newspring.cc/watchandlisten/

Perry never sugar coats anything.

13 posted on 09/03/2011 6:05:47 PM PDT by lula ("The TRUTH has no agenda" Glenn Beck)
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To: Morgana

Yeouch! I mean, that looks like one o’ them metal-edged versions...(shudders)...


14 posted on 09/03/2011 6:08:06 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill

Rev. Mother Superior only carries Convent-issue rulers. So yes...metal edged.


15 posted on 09/03/2011 6:13:06 PM PDT by Morgana (I don't speak much...............but when I do....)
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To: theBuckwheat; Morgana

>>> I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.

What sex would you prefer they live with ?


16 posted on 09/03/2011 6:14:41 PM PDT by tlb
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To: theBuckwheat

My cockatiel is a male and I’m a female.

So I will bird in Hell.


17 posted on 09/03/2011 6:16:35 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Morgana

Oh, yeah. I always remember the metric side seemed to hurt less. It wuz a plot or somethin’.


18 posted on 09/03/2011 6:17:25 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: theBuckwheat

I don’t think they’re gonna letcha outta this one... ;-)


19 posted on 09/03/2011 6:18:30 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: theBuckwheat
I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.

Ping!

Married her in 1977.

20 posted on 09/03/2011 6:32:41 PM PDT by Lee N. Field ("What is your only comfort, in life and death?" "That I an not my own, but belong, body and soul...")
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To: theBuckwheat
I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.

My husband and I do. As do my Mom and Dad, My brother and his wife, all my aunts and uncles, even my pastor is living with his wife!

I thought that was how you did it. Do you have sort of new revelation?

21 posted on 09/03/2011 6:35:51 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Can we ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Easily. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.)
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To: miele man

“POSSLQ”? Do you mean Person of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters?

Yup. Exactly.


22 posted on 09/03/2011 7:01:00 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: theBuckwheat

As opposed to PSSSLQ: Person of the Same Sex Sharing Living Quarters.


24 posted on 09/03/2011 7:16:19 PM PDT by reg45
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To: theBuckwheat

It would probably be surprising if we knew, but after all, Jesus did promise our secrets would be out for all to know eventually. I assume you mention cohabitation. Frankly, all I have to say is that such a lifestyle is pervasive throughout America, and even moreso in Europe for a while. Frankly, it has disappointed me to see plenty of fellow young men I knew who could have gotten married back in the day getting involved in cohabitation. It’s generally less than the commitment of marriage. And frankly, the sad part is plenty of priests, pastors, and ministers preach to the choir when they do mention it. While I am not guilty of doing it, I do feel guilty at some times for not bothering to speak up to those I knew and at least suggest they not go through with it, at least propose to the woman, if you know what I am saying?


25 posted on 09/03/2011 7:20:19 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: theBuckwheat

“I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.”

I am living with a member of the opposite sex. We are both Christians. She is my wife.

:o)


26 posted on 09/03/2011 7:25:49 PM PDT by Grunthor (Did she announce yet? No? Whatever.)
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To: theBuckwheat

Oh yeah....and everyone sins. Every day. Christians are no different except we are suppose to TRY to be better than that. I will agree that “shacking up” is not trying, it is surrender.


27 posted on 09/03/2011 7:27:01 PM PDT by Grunthor (Did she announce yet? No? Whatever.)
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To: theBuckwheat

I am currently living with (gasp) three members of the opposite sex. And also (gasp) three members of the same sex.

Wife and two daughters.

Three sons.

And two guinea pigs (although since they are dumber than a pencil eraser, technically they don’t count).


28 posted on 09/03/2011 7:31:18 PM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel, if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move m to do so.)
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To: Grunthor
Reminds me of an old joke.

The preacher is doing a stemwinder of sermon on the evils of sexual immorality, both of the homo and hetero variety. He's got the congregation worked into a frenzy of guilt and amen choruses. Finally, he reaches the climax.

"All of you who're guilty of HEing and HEing, get up, get out, go home and repent!"

A handful of male members of the congregation leave.

"Now all of you who're guilty of SHEing and SHEing, get up, get out, go home and repent!"

A couple of fat ugly females do so.

"Finally, all of you who're guilty of HEing and SHEing, get up, get out, go home and repent!"

There's a stampede for the exits.

The preacher looks up and sees one little old man sitting in the front row.

"Brother Tucker," he exclaims. "Didn't you hear my sermon about how we are born into sexual sin, about how we are all guilty, about how we must repent and rely on the Lord Jesus Christ to save us? I don't mean to accuse you, but surely you must be guilty of some sexual sin as are we all!"

"Well, preacher," says brother Tucker, "You didn't say anything about MEing and MEing."

29 posted on 09/03/2011 8:10:59 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

LOL


30 posted on 09/03/2011 8:13:02 PM PDT by Grunthor (Did she announce yet? No? Whatever.)
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To: Morgana

The preacher began his sermon with a modest disclaimer,
“Now, you all know I’m just a poor country preacher.”

“I know,” said an elderly woman. “I’ve heard you preach.”


31 posted on 09/03/2011 8:15:10 PM PDT by tumblindice (It's the Donner-Reed show!)
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To: l8pilot; 2A Patriot; 2nd amendment mama; 4everontheRight; 77Jimmy; A Strict Constructionist; ...
South Carolina
Ping

Send FReepmail to join or leave this list.

32 posted on 09/03/2011 8:28:36 PM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: Morgana
S.C. Pastor Preaches 'Sex in the Church'

That's one way to fill the pews.

33 posted on 09/03/2011 8:31:23 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: lula

Thanks Hun for chiming in.

Perry and NewSpring are far more factually truthful than any of the pastors and churches I have ever attended.

As I understand it, he became jaded with pastoral training when they got into their “secret decoder ring” portion of the program and walked.

Perry and NewSpring are about the real God, the real Jesus and His relationship with real people. People accepted as they are and bringing them into the light: objective truth.

Praise the Lord.

Check my tag if interested.


34 posted on 09/03/2011 8:55:09 PM PDT by plsjr (<>< ... HIS will be done! (http://NewSpring.cc/webservice - Biblical Nourishment))
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To: theBuckwheat
I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.

Well, most married people do live together. Can you elaborate?

35 posted on 09/03/2011 9:08:52 PM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: theBuckwheat
I wonder how many people on FR consider themselves to be Christian and yet are living with a member of the opposite sex.

Whoa up there fella! My wife is of the female opposite sex of me. Are you saying I should have married a male homo?

36 posted on 09/03/2011 9:16:32 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOs!!! Laz for President!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

What? No NAPL PING? darn!


37 posted on 09/03/2011 9:24:21 PM PDT by Morgana (I don't speak much...............but when I do....)
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To: Morgana

Why are some Christians obsessed with sex?


38 posted on 09/03/2011 10:15:45 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Morgana
It's good to see a man of God speak the truth, with love.

We in the church, (followers of Christ, no matter which religion we claim)are not to look at non-believers and decry their non-Christian behavior; God will judge those at the Day of Judgement, not because of their sin, as we are ALL sinners, but because they do not accept Him.

It is when followers of Christ look to our fellow believers, pretending not to notice when those of our brethren live like pagans.

Paul teaches us that Christ will not look kindly at our behavior, accepting immoral standards within our own. He will judge us for pretending that rampant sin is not occurring in our midst just as He will judge those living the lie.

39 posted on 09/03/2011 10:26:19 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Probably for the same reason some atheists and agnostics are.


40 posted on 09/04/2011 5:09:03 AM PDT by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

I live with SEVEN persons of the opposite sex, and that’s not counting the cat, the dragon, and some other scaly critters.

I dream of a bathroom that is not shared with any males.


41 posted on 09/04/2011 6:08:16 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("True education is not an adjustment to the world, but a defense against the world.")
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To: Morgana
Acknowledging that homosexuals attend NewSpring, Noble said they are welcome there and no one is more excited about their attendance than he is. He further apologized to them for "the way the church has treated you." "Only in the church culture, especially in the South, can a man addicted to pornography look down at somebody that has problems with homosexuality," he lamented.

So he welcomes homosexuals and apologizes to them, yet he complains about men who are addicted to pronography? Sounds like he has some issues that needs addressing.

42 posted on 09/04/2011 1:32:42 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: HarleyD
So he welcomes homosexuals and apologizes to them, yet he complains about men who are addicted to pronography? Sounds like he has some issues that needs addressing.

Read on a little further. He welcomed them, but told them point blank that what they were doing was considered a sin. I don't know who this guy is, but I like what I've seen so far.

43 posted on 09/04/2011 3:06:01 PM PDT by Avalon Hussar
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To: Avalon Hussar
Read on a little further. He welcomed them, but told them point blank that what they were doing was considered a sin.

I read the entire article-three times now. He states that sex should be between a man and a woman, homosexuality is not an "alternative". God has defined it. Doesn't sound very forceful in my opinion.

Why beat around the bush? If he wants to preach on wrongful "sex in the church" then he should be preaching on the WHOLE topic. If he's going to tell people that addition to pronography is sin and the church is corrupted by it (which is true), then he might as well say the same thing about homosexuality with the same force. There is absolutely no need to apologize for anything. He is absolutely wrong with apologizing for the church behavior on homosexuality while other sins remain. What's that all about? The problem is that the church hasn't been as equally harsh on pronography.

I'm not impress. Frankly, it sounds simply like more sensationalism to me that these megachurches crave.

44 posted on 09/04/2011 4:38:28 PM PDT by HarleyD
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To: Grunthor

ROFL....


45 posted on 09/07/2011 7:40:58 PM PDT by Kackikat
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