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Are there topics that seem to be taboo? You know, the ones that are embarrassing or confusing or considered “not in good taste” for Christians to talk about? Let’s get real—these are the topics that we NEED to talk about in the light of God’s Word.

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Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary

Jesus proves that sex is not required for a satisfying life, which is thrilling news for singles, divorcés, widows, and couples struggling with their sex lives. Having a joyful connection to God makes sex a good, but unnecessary, gift from God.

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Sexpectations: Sex Is Fiery

Like fire, sex must be treated with a healthy fear. Mess around with one flame and you might get hurt. Mess around with one night and you might get hurt worse. This message explores the Bible’s warnings about sex, showing Gods’ fatherly heart when he restricts sexual pleasure to the commitment of marriage.

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Sexpectations: Sex Is Work

Too many people expect sex to be easy, just like it is in the movies. But that expectation leads to pressure, frustration, and disillusionment with others. God, on the other hand, expects sex to be the result of a process of love and respect.

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Sexpectations: Sex Is Good

Sex was invented by God himself! In the beginning, when everything was very good, there was sex. God’s idea. God’s gift to husband and wife. In a world where too many of us have been victims of sexual sin or of an anti-sex church culture, we need the reminder that sex, by God’s design, is still very good.

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I love my tattoo (and what I said to those who didn’t)

Recently, I posted a picture on Instagram that got as many comments as my previous 19 pictures combined. What caused the stir? My tattoo….

Social Issues

Time for a renovation

I drove by a strip club today. Well, a former strip club. This place of business closed down and went up for sale after…

Depression & Anxiety

How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide

I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…

Social Issues

Everybody is warped

All sin is bad. No sinners are any better than any other, but you wouldn’t know that from some of our national “Christian” dialogue…

Friends & Family

Divorce and God

Whether you’re married, single, separated, or divorced, Pastor Mike’s series this week had something for all of us to consider when dealing with the difficult topic of divorce.

Friends & Family

Divorce: Be Quick to Listen

Divorce is complex. So be quick to listen.

Friends & Family

Why Does God Hate Divorce?

God doesn’t hate divorced people, but he hates divorce.

Friends & Family

Divorce: What If I Don’t Feel Anything for Him?

When it feels like there is no love left in marriage, what do you do?