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Topic: Sexuality


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Talking to Your Kids About Gender in a Gender-Confused World

Posted on 18-Jun-14 14:35 by Heidi Jo Fulk
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

A trip to the library turned into planning a discussion on gender with my kids. How will you talk to your children about gender in a culture that often thinks it doesn't matter?

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Excuse Me? How We've Gotten the Motivation for Purity All Wrong

Posted on 02-May-14 15:58 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, Singleness

You and I don't have to wait until marriage to experience the happiness we're looking for today! It is ours for the having--right now.

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The Time for Action Has Come

Posted on 03-Sep-13 15:51 by Erin Davis | Twitter: @ErinGraffiti
Topics: Sexuality

You may have read about Britain's sweeping reform this past summer. Saying that the "darkest corners of the Internet" pose a threat to children, British Prime Minister David Cameron rolled out a radical and controversial plan to stop porn's influence on his country's youngest citizens . . .

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That Girl's Secret Porn Addiction

Posted on 30-Aug-13 14:19 by Erin Davis | Twitter: @ErinGraffiti
Topics: Sexuality

These are great girls who love the Lord and want to know how He calls them to live. But they've got a secret. They're addicted to porn. They write to us about their sin, their secrets, and their shame. Here are their actual words.

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Sexual Abuse: Trusting God with My Past Hurts

Posted on 24-May-13 10:06 by Dawn Wilson | Twitter: @HeartChoices
Topics: Sexuality, When Life's Hard

"You need to learn to trust men again." When she said this just moments after I admitted I had been sexually abused as a child by a man I trusted, I got mad . . . really mad! She didn't understand the depth of my fear, disgust, anger, and helplessness. She didn't even acknowledge my emotional scars.

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Discernment and Sexual Predators

Posted on 08-Sep-11 16:08 by Carolyn McCulley | Twitter: @CarolynMcculley
Topics: Relationships with Others, Sexuality

We puff up the minds of girls with princess mythologies, but we don't often equip them to recognize that Prince Charming needs to have some character, not just sweet talk. 

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Trafficking in the Shadow of the Super Bowl

Posted on 03-Feb-11 16:13 by Carolyn McCulley | Twitter: @CarolynMcculley
Topics: Impacting your world, Sexuality

A.H. was trafficked to Dallas/Ft. Worth and forced into prostitution when she was just a teen. Like many other girls, she was beaten, raped, and enslaved not far from Dallas Cowboys stadium, where the 2011 Super Bowl will be held.

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The Shocking Side of the Super Bowl

Posted on 03-Feb-11 15:07 by Dr. Juli Slattery | Twitter: @DrJuliSlattery
Topics: Impacting your world, Sexuality

Super Bowl fans are not just looking for good food and entertainment. Many are looking for sex, making the Super Bowl the largest annual event for sex trafficking in the United States.

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Keep praying, moms!

Posted on 02-Dec-10 22:14 by Erin Davis | Twitter: @ErinGraffiti
Topics: Relationship with God, Sexuality

What would it be like to raise a child to know God's truth and then watch her choose rebellion? How would I feel if my own children chose to stay in a pattern of sin for more than a decade? Would I persevere to keep praying?

 



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A Hope-Filled Conversation on Guys and Pornography

Posted on 08-Nov-10 13:44 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality

In this fifteen-minute interview, you’ll hear Tim and Aileen Challies answer questions like "What should a woman do if her husband’s asking her to do things in the bedroom that violate her conscience?" and "Do single women have any hope of getting pure men?"

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Shedding some Light on Twilight

Posted on 29-Jun-10 12:45 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

If Bella were my daughter, I’d warn her loudly and clearly about falling for a counterfeit version of true romance. In the real world, the Bellas who fall for the Edwards usually don’t live happily ever after. In the real world, twilight turns to night.

 

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Do All Men Cheat?

Posted on 24-Jun-10 14:31 by Erin Davis | Twitter: @ErinGraffiti
Topics: Marriage, Sexuality

Sometimes I think we see ourselves as more spiritual than our male counterparts. The Truth is the Holy Spirit lives in men who know Jesus as vibrantly as it lives in our own hearts. Men aren’t given an extra dose of the sin nature any more than we have been given an extra helping of self-control.

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Girls Gone Wise 11: If You Play with Fire

Posted on 23-Jun-10 09:20 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Marriage, Sexuality

"If you play with fire, you're going to get burned" is how the old saying goes. But so many women throw caution to the wind and ignore boundaries, thinking it would never happen to them.

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Girls Gone Wise 10: How Far is Too Far?

Posted on 22-Jun-10 08:22 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Marriage, Sexuality

“How far is too far?” How much can I mess around with my boyfriend before I cross the line? That’s the question that Christian girls usually ask. But I don’t think a young woman can figure out where to draw the line until she figures out why God created sex and what it’s all about.

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Girls Gone Wise 8: Flirt to Convert

Posted on 14-Jun-10 16:26 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality

Find out when you should use body language to turn on the charm.

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Girls Gone Wise 7: The Naked Truth About Clothing

Posted on 10-Jun-10 09:04 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality

How hot is too hot? How much skin is too much skin?

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Immodest women to blame for earthquake?

Posted on 27-Apr-10 11:22 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality

An Islamic cleric recently blamed earthquakes on immodest female clothing. Outraged by this statement, Jennifer McCreight, a 22-year-old student at Purdue University in Indiana, invited women to . . .

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Just a harmless Facebook status update?

Posted on 25-Jan-10 11:28 by Erin Davis | Twitter: @ErinGraffiti
Topics: Sexuality

Does your current Facebook status include your plans for the weekend, what you’re cooking for dinner tonight, or a word about what God’s been teaching you lately? How about the color of your bra?

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True Woman Videos: Why purity is such a big deal

Posted on 31-Dec-09 16:20 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality

Dannah Gresh points out that God isn’t the only one saying purity is important. Feminists realize that if they can dismantle purity in a teen, so many other things can be dismantled: their view of men, children, and more. 

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Vampire Craze

Posted on 23-Nov-09 09:13 by Erin Davis | Twitter: @ErinGraffiti
Topics: Sexuality

As millions of young women everywhere take in the Twilight movies and tune in weekly to vampire shows, I can't help but wonder if this fascination with the dark, dangerous, bad boys featured in these series is fitting for girls who love Jesus.

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Managing Multi-Media

Posted on 21-Sep-09 11:32 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

Managing the influence of multi-media in your child’s life is one of the biggest parenting challenges of our day. Here are just a few suggestions . . .

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What's the big deal with traditional marriage?

Posted on 26-Aug-09 16:46 by Kimberly Wagner | Twitter: @KimberlyWagner7
Topics: Marriage, Sexuality

Have you ever wondered why God only created two genders? Why not three ... or even four? it wasn't a random choice, but intentional on His part.

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Prejean's Story Points to Deeper Issues in Evangelical World

Posted on 14-May-09 14:05 by Nancy Leigh DeMoss | Twitter: @NancyDeMoss
Topics: Womanhood, Sexuality

Nancy Leigh DeMoss explains why Carrie Prejan's story is symptomatic of deeper root issues in the evangelical world. 

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Does God really care what Miss California and you and I wear?

Posted on 14-May-09 09:05 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality

We’ve received a number of emails at Revive Our Hearts over the past couple of days from women who are confused by Christian media’s seemingly wholehearted embrace of Carrie Prejean as a Christian role model.

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Exposed

Posted on 12-May-09 10:57 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality

If your finery were taken away, and the hidden, inner parts of your heart exposed, would you look more or less beautiful? How much beauty is in your heart?

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I know what you're thinkin'!

Posted on 22-Apr-09 19:08 by Kimberly Wagner | Twitter: @KimberlyWagner7
Topics: Womanhood, Sexuality

We can be performing some pretty spectacular looking, super-duper, spiritually impressive activities . . . but if our motives are impure, these activities are worthless.

 

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Come on in!

Posted on 22-Apr-09 17:17 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality

In what “little” ways are you welcoming the Enemy into your life?

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Moral Purity in the Workplace

Posted on 22-Apr-09 17:55 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality

When I first started working at Revive Our Hearts three years and eleven months ago, I found some of their practices . . . well, a little extreme.

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Sexting

Posted on 08-Apr-09 18:03 by Mary Kassian | Twitter: @MaryKassian
Topics: Sexuality

Until we present our young women with a new and beautiful vision of womanhood–a biblical vision . . . a high and noble vision that speaks to their true identity and purpose–they will continue to pursue the modern sexualized ideal, and slither further down the slippery slope.

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Special Weekend Coverage: The Blessing

Posted on 18-Apr-09 16:45 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

World, watch out. 1,200 courageous princess warriors are now exiting the building!

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Special Weekend Coverage: Seven Practical Tips for Moms and Mentors

Posted on 18-Apr-09 14:46 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

When we’re too busy to take our daughters to the Word, we need to reorder our personal world.

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Special Weekend Coverage: A Mousetrap Maze & Lie Obliterators

Posted on 18-Apr-09 13:48 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

This conference is sooo cool! I’ll fill you in on our morning while the girls and mentors fill their stomachs with Chick Fillet sandwiches. 

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Special Weekend Coverage: Behind the Scenes with Marlae Gritter

Posted on 18-Apr-09 09:03 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

"If I could pray one thing for tweens, it would be that at their age, they can grasp how much Jesus loves them. If they really can grasp that and have that God-confidence . . . man, it will be life-changing!"

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Special Weekend Coverage: The Day Before

Posted on 17-Apr-09 22:27 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

Every morning, Maryann wakes up and thanks God for the cross. It’s the centerpiece of her life. Maryann was raised in a Christian family. However, in high school she got absorbed into the drug and party culture, and found out she was pregnant at the age of 17. She had an abortion, which she kept a secret for 15 years, before specifically confessing her sin.

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Special Weekend Coverage: Pure In Heart Conference

Posted on 17-Apr-09 09:19 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality, With Your Kids

This is the kind of thing I wish had existed when I was a tween!

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Nancy and Dannah on Focus on the Family

Posted on 03-Nov-08 14:51 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: Sexuality

If you’re a teen; or a mom, youth worker, or friend who wants to help teen girls engage in a process of renewing their minds with God’s Truth, this interview would be great for you to hear!

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Tough Questions on Modesty (Day 19 of the True Woman Make-Over)

Posted on 24-Oct-08 12:25 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: 30-Day Makeover, Sexuality

Listen in as Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Holly Elliff, and her daughter, Bethany, respond to women’s questions on modesty.

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Modeling Modesty (Day 17 of the True Woman Make-Over)

Posted on 24-Oct-08 12:18 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: 30-Day Makeover, Sexuality

Training your children about modesty at age thirteen is too late. How about at age three? Learn why modeling modesty for young children is vital . . .

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Reflecting God's Glory (Day 15 of the True Woman Make-Over)

Posted on 24-Oct-08 11:59 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: 30-Day Makeover, Sexuality

Your outward appearance can reveal the inward desires of your heart. Do you want to glorify yourself or reflect God’s glory?

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Self-Control (Day 14 of the True Woman Make-Over)

Posted on 24-Oct-08 11:54 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: 30-Day Makeover, Sexuality

The greatest freedom in life comes when you're under the control of the Holy Spirit. That's when you can really enjoy life and healthy relationships in the Body of Christ.

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A Woman's Great Loveliness (Day 13 of the True Woman Make-Over)

Posted on 24-Oct-08 11:50 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: 30-Day Makeover, Sexuality

To be modest is to know how to be appropriately embarrassed, to be discreet, to be reserved, to see yourself as you really are, to be ashamed if your attitudes or dress were ever to cause dishonor to Christ.

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Women in the Church (Day 11 of the True Woman Make-Over)

Posted on 23-Oct-08 15:57 by Paula Hendricks | Twitter: @PaulaWrites678
Topics: 30-Day Makeover, Sexuality

As women, we can be either a great blessing in the church, or we can do incredibly great damage. We can make the gospel believable, or we can cause people to turn away from Christ.

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