WHEREAS, More than 102,000 Southern Baptist teenagers from across America have pledged to remain sexually abstinent until marriage as part of the “True Love Waits” campaign sponsored by the Sunday School Board; and
WHEREAS, The teenagers’ commitment has generated national and international media attention; and
WHEREAS, Teenagers from 25 other denominations and religious organizations are joining with Southern Baptist youth in taking this stand for moral purity; and
WHEREAS, The teenagers will again capture the attention of the nation and world at a national “True Love Waits” celebration July 29 in Washington, DC,
Be it therefore RESOLVED, That we, the messengers to the 137th annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, applaud the commitment these youth have made before God, and pledge ourselves to be encouragers and role models as they live out their pledge.