Gary Thomas’ book The Sacred Search is very relevant and helpful. If you are single or dating I suggest you check it out.
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] Sex in Marriage and Porn Good marriages and good sex are good for individuals and society.[i] I am not against good sex and God is certainly not against good sex either (see e.g. Prov. 5:18-19 and Song of Solomon). It’s just that God […]
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] Porn and Objectification Porn turns people into objects to use and then discard. A Princeton University study has actually shown that “viewing pictures of scantily clad women activated the ‘tool-use part’ of men’s brains, causing them to view women as tools to be […]
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] How should we think about porn? Porn has been normalized and seems to be accepted for the most part in mainstream culture. It may not always be openly promoted but it seems to be assumed. It seems wise, in part because of porns […]
[[Warning!!!]] The conclusion I come to here may be offensive, radical, and seemingly insane to the majority of Americans. The culture we consume continuously yells: “Sex! Sex! SEX!!!” However, I ask you to consider my perspective on sex. So, are our bodies for sex and sexiness? First, if you are above the age of 30 […]
Redemption: Romance Rebuilt The world is broken but Christ came to redeem and fix it. Yet we live in the “already and not yet,” the time in between. We have the down payment and first fruits of all that is to come but Christ’s Kingdom hasn’t come to full affect yet. However, we do see what […]
Our starting points have big consequences, good or bad. Even when buttoning our shirt. If we get the first button wrong we’re going to be misaligned all the way down. And hopefully we catch the problem before we walk out of the house. It is the same way with sex. It is crucial that we […]