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'Jesus, Don't Let Me Die Before I've Had Sex'

Aug 27, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Matt Barber and Brittany Machado

In the forthcoming documentary Give Me Sex Jesus, the filmmakers Matt Barber and Brittany Machado tell personal stories of struggle from within the Evangelical Christian community to remain sexually pure until marriage. In this excerpt from the film, we meet Chris Bright, who grew up gay in one of the world's most famous Evangelical families. It is a frank testimony about the realities of sex and shame within Christianity, albeit a very personal one.

The entire film is available to watch for free on Vimeo. For more information, you can visit the film's website.

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Author: Nadine Ajaka

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