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Pastor & His Wife Hold 'Sexperiment' on the Rooftop of Their Church

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"Sex is the 'superglue' in a Christian marriage."

Last Friday, Reverend Ed Young and his wife Lisa participated in an interesting "sexperiment" when they staged a "bed-in" on the rooftop of their church. The goal, you ask? Ed and Lisa's actions were taken in an effort to encourage fellow Christians to put the romance back into their marriages by having sex for seven consecutive days.

The husband and wife took to the top of the Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, serving as prime examples to those seeking a better and more prosperous marriage. Their effort, according to the Daily Mail, was inspired by John Lennon and Yoko Ono's peaceful protest bed-ins in 1969.

Of course, they didn't begin their own personal sex-a-thon on the very-public church top. Instead, they took the opportunity to answer Twitter and Facebook questions, while giving interviews and making statements about Christianity and sex. They used a live web cam to document the experience.

The L.A. Times has more about the couple's social media interaction during the experience:

Several guests chatted with the couple via Skype.

"It is obvious Lisa is doing all the work of the bed-in," joked Steven Furtick, of Charlotte, N.C. "I might make an analogy... "

They all laughed.

Furtick, a young father of three married for almost a decade, quoted Proverbs 29:13, "Where there is no vision, people cast off restraint."

"Usually we approach sexuality from a restrictive standpoint," he said, as the Youngs nodded in agreement. "You can put on all the rules and scare people with tactics, but if there's no vision, no preferable future they're driving towards, the restraint will be cast off. You guys have a vision."

The Youngs agreed.

The couple used the experience to promote their new book, "Sexperiment: 7 Days to Lasting Intimacy With Your Spouse." Both Ed and Lisa believe that Christian churches have been too silent about sex. Their book claims that having sex every day for one week will help strengthen married couples' marriages and faith.

"We're bringing the bed back in church," Ed says. "Sex is the 'superglue' in a Christian marriage."

"God is 'the author and creator of sex,' Lisa said in an interview with CNN. "Why would we not -- in the context of church -- speak about something that he was not bashful about?"

Watch the couple further discuss the experience in an interview with CNN:

Sex is a hot topic these days among evangelicals. Another book about Christianity and sex by Mark Driscoll and his wife, Grace, has sparked controversy, as at least one faith blogger has maintained that it has "the potential to wreak havoc" on relationships.

(H/T: Daily Mail)

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