Some evangelicals say the statistics can no longer be ignored.  A new video from the National Association of Evangelicals showed that 80% of young evangelicals have engaged in premarital sex and almost a third of unplanned pregnancies among this group ends in abortion. Abstinence and anti-abortion campaigns are not working, so evangelical leaders say it’s time to speak honestly about sex. Jenell Williams Paris, a Messiah College professor said, “This cultural moment calls for a both/and approach that I think can be challenging for churches.  Both lift up the ideal of premarital chastity, and support people who do otherwise with knowledge and resources that can help them prevent pregnancy.”

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