Sexuality

5 Reasons Why Your Church Should Offer Regular Purity Training

The story is told of a bride-to-be living in Victorian England who was consulting with her mother. “What shall I do on my wedding night?” the young virgin asked with grave concern. The mother placed a compassionate hand on her daughter’s shoulder and answered tenderly, “Think of the Empire, my darling. Think of the [...]

By |2017-09-29T12:49:38-07:00September 29th, 2017|Christian Behavior, Sexuality|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why Your Church Should Offer Regular Purity Training

The Pronoun Wars Are Here

The Pronoun Wars are here. No, it’s not the latest Star Wars movie. This is a horror movie, not sci-fi, and it’s coming to your town sooner than you think. Here are three news items for you to ponder: The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued a ruling the requires “employers and [...]

By |2017-05-20T20:11:26-07:00May 20th, 2017|Culture, Sexuality|Comments Off on The Pronoun Wars Are Here

It’s A Da Vinci Code World

The power which art possesses to shape culture is unmistakable (which is why I am so passionate about summoning Christians to enter the arts at every level.) The following article is based on a sermon I preached in 2004, when Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code” was first the talk of the town. Looking at [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00April 24th, 2017|Arts, Bible, Sexuality, Theology|Comments Off on It’s A Da Vinci Code World

Sex And The City (Of Corinth) – 3 More Strategies For Winning The Purity Battle

Last spring I had to replace some rotten boards in our back deck, and I began the project with just a hand saw, and that lasted all of, oh, three minutes, before I realized I needed to bust out my power saw. And it brought such happiness into my life! But the thing is, the [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00February 15th, 2017|Sexuality|Comments Off on Sex And The City (Of Corinth) – 3 More Strategies For Winning The Purity Battle

Sex And The City (Of Corinth) – Strategies For Staying Pure In An Impure Age

When Jake Sully tames Toruk in Avatar, James Cameron was channeling a story from old mythology about a warrior who hunted a dragon that wanted him dead. And he wanted the dragon dead also, but try as he might, he could not kill the dragon. So the warrior sought the counsel of a wise wizard, [...]

By |2017-05-20T18:37:08-07:00February 9th, 2017|Sexuality|Comments Off on Sex And The City (Of Corinth) – Strategies For Staying Pure In An Impure Age