Rev. Ed Young challenges his church's married couples to turn "whining" into "whoopee!" Amen.
Being a religious leader can sometimes earn a bad rap among hoity, toity, liberal intellectuals. But every once in a while, a man of the cloth will surprise and even tickle, a few left-leaning fancies.
"Sex is like Super Glue. It's a spiritual thing, and emotional thing." he said.
Of course, he's talking about monogomous sex amongst a married man and woman. The challenge doesn't extend to the singletons in the audience, which is too bad. That would for sure add a controversial twist to what he views as the beautiful and pure sermon "Leaving Lust Vegas." The talk is set for this Sunday in a 20, 000 seat church, which will be broadcast to churches in downtown Dallas, Plano, Ft. Worth, and Miami.
Young will sit on a bed while he raps about the sexytimes.
Of course, some jealous naysayers think Rev. Ed Young is less the Dr. Ruth of religion and more the Donald Trump---just a master marketer, trying to gain acclaim and attention for his five-church mega ministry.
Young denies this, saying his sermons are already immensely popular and would never need a tawdry marketing scheme. Rather he'd like to help strengthen and nurture marriages and offer a healthy escape from the the financial market stress.
It's time to turn "whining" into "whoopee," he said.