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You don't need an adult, dating-type relationship until you're headed toward marriage because all that will do is increase temptation." When children hit puberty, it's time to increase the conversation, said Driscoll.
"Those puberty years are really crucial and critical because now it's getting more specific," he explained.
"You don't want to do that, you want to hold up God's standard of good and prepare children to rise to that standard and enjoy the gift of marital intimacy that God gives." Finally, it's important to use the positive and negative examples of others as teaching moments: "Let's let other people set positive and negative examples so we can glean wisdom," Driscoll said.
"Wisdom is gleaned either from our own experience or the experience of someone else.
And so, on the one hand, I’m real big on that idea of countercultural community — a really thick, different Christian society.