Sex in a Broken World: How Christ Redeems What Sin Distorts, written by Biblical Counselor Paul David Tripp, honestly looks at sexuality as a fundamental part of what it means to be human. It is an aspect of God’s beautiful design. And yet, sex today is nothing like the way that God intended it to be. Sexual brokenness surrounds us. … Read More
Teen Sex: Help and Hope for Parents
TEEN SEX: The thought that your son or daughter is sexually active cuts Christian parents to the core. Biblical counselor Julie Ganschow describes the prevalence and dangers of teen sex, and she gives hope and help to parents. Her article appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition. It is used with permission. Fourteen-year-old “Angela” (not her real name) sat in my counseling office at the … Read More
IDENTITY: Who Am I. . .Really?
IDENTITY: Who am I? What role does this question have in counseling? Guest writer Pat Quinn explores the topic of identity and its role in counseling. This article first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. An Identity Vignette Our sense of identity is a bit like the old adage, “Women (or men); can’t live … Read More
The Real Root of Sexual Sin?
Do you know the real root of sexual sin? In this provocative article, Jon Bloom, whose article first appeared here on the Desiring God website, shares that the root of sexual sin is pride, and the most powerful weapon is. . .humility. The most powerful weapon against sexual impurity is humility. Patterns of sinful thought and behavior are fruits of a deeper … Read More
New Father: 12 Things You Need to Know
Father, this is for you, especially the first-time dad. Are you prepared for fatherhood? Guest writer Deepak Reju shares 12 things every new father needs to know. His article appeared first here on The Biblical Counsleing Coalition website and is used with permission. So your wife is expecting? How kind of God to give you a child. There are many … Read More
Sexual Lust and Women
Sexual lust isn’t a guy’s problem only. In this frank article by Kelly Needham, she shares encouragement on how to handle this sin that embarrasses women. It begins with opening up and confessing sin. This article appeared first here at Revive Our Hearts and is used with permission. Lust, sexual fantasies, pornography, masturbation–these were all things common to man, not common … Read More
Reclaim Purity in a Sex-Saturated Culture
Purity is out of vogue nowadays. How do teen girls and women remain sexually pure or reclaim purity? Here’s help and hope from counselor Lucy Ann Moll, whose article first appeared here on her website. Doesn’t purity seems “old-fashioned” and “not relevant” in today’s sex-saturated culture? Many Christian girls and women have given in to peer pressure and media messages that … Read More
Problem: Selfish Sex Not Gay Marriage
Nothing much changed today on Friday, June 26, with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. You might be surprised that I think that. Hear me out, you might agree. Since the founding of America, people have experienced all varieties of sexual struggle.That didn’t change today, and it won’t significantly increase tomorrow. Whether rape, illicit affairs, teenage sex, one-night … Read More