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Taboo

No creepy stuff allowed

My mom made everything a celebration growing up. I remember putting up decorations for several holidays a year, including Halloween. Until one year, when…

Friends & Family

No Sex Before Marriage?

Pastor Ben helps us understand and follow God’s instruction manual of not having sex outside of marriage.

Friends & Family

No Sex Before Marriage? But It’s Too Late for Me

Why even try to follow God’s instructions to not have sex before marriage if you’ve already gone too far? Whether something happened to you or you crossed the line, Pastor Ben says Jesus still wants you to know this truth.

Friends & Family

No Sex Before Marriage? How Will I Know if We’re Compatible?

How do you know you’re compatible in marriage with your partner unless you have sex first? There’s something that’s even more important and comes before sexual compatibility, Pastor Ben says.

Friends & Family

No Sex Before Marriage? But My Partner Is Pressuring Me

It may feel like it’s time to take the next step in your relationship, and your partner is pressuring you to have sex. What do you do?

Friends & Family

No Sex Before Marriage? But What About My Hormones?

Why would God give you strong hormones and desires if he doesn’t want you to have sex before marriage?

Friends & Family

No Sex Before Marriage? Follow the Instruction Manual

Why should you follow the Bible’s instructions that you should wait until marriage to have sex? Pastor Ben tells us why.

Living My Faith

Sexpectations: Sex Is Unnecessary

To many people today, a 30-year-old virgin is a fascinating species. Is he dying inside? Is he repressed and frustrated? Ask Jesus. He was fully man in every way, a sexual being, yet fully content to be sexless. Jesus proves that sex is not required for a satisfying life, which is thrilling news for singles, divorcees, widows, and couples struggling with their sex lives. Having a joyful connection to God makes sex a good but unnecessary gift from God.

Living My Faith

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 loving warnings about sex, showing Gods’ loving and fatherly heart and why he restricts sex to the commitment of marriage.

Taboo

Sex Ed. Ed. (i.e., How to talk to your kids about sex)

Let me set the scene for you: I was a first-year teacher, straight out of college, freshly married, and getting into the groove of…

Living My Faith

Sexpectations: Sex Is Work

So often we expect sex to be easy, just like 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. The apostle Paul’s classic words to husbands and wives aren’t mainly about sex, but they are the key to true intimacy.

Friends & Family

Let’s talk about sex (and God)

“So, what did your parents teach you about sex?” one of my friends asked a mutual friend as we devoured pizza on his back…