This week iAt presents a 4-part series entitled, "Gender Dysphoria & the Question of Distinctly Christian Resources," written by Mark A. Yarhouse, Psy.D. & Julia Sadusky, M.A.
Porn turns sex into something that is all about me, and so warps my view on healthy sexuality in ways that make it difficult to engage in mutual, consensual, healthy sexuality.
Most of us acknowledge, at least mentally, that sexuality is a good gift from God. But what does it mean to love God through sex?
Dress codes may be a band-aid that is needed for our current sexually wounded society, but we can't think that bandaging the wound is the same thing as treating the disease.
Talking with your kids about sex and sexuality may feel completely unnatural and uncomfortable to you, but if we want our kids to come to us with their questions and concerns then we need to begin the open communication about this topic as soon as possible.
A few years ago, I was lucky enough (though some of you certainly wouldn’t think this lucky!) to teach a course section about sexuality here at Dordt. For six weeks, I and about 30 college …