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Should I Go to a Gay Wedding?

Should I Go to a Gay Wedding?

Few topics in today’s world are more divisive in the Christian Church than sexuality.
Sexual Entitlement: What it is and Why it is Ruining Your Marriage

Sexual Entitlement: What it is and Why it is Ruining Your Marriage

Yes, God created sex for marriage, but did He promise it to us?
3 Reasons Why “Faking It” is Making Your Bad Sex Life Even Worse

3 Reasons Why “Faking It” is Making Your Bad Sex Life Even Worse

While faking climax or sexual enjoyment may seem like a solution when you don’t like sex, it’s not a healthy long-term strategy. Here’s why.
How To Heal And Grow: Four Surprising Pathways To Christ-Likeness

How To Heal And Grow: Four Surprising Pathways To Christ-Likeness

What would it look like to pursue freedom, healing and spiritual growth while embracing the way God designed you?
God Says Sex is For Marriage – Here’s Why

God Says Sex is For Marriage – Here’s Why

More and more Christians having sex outside of marriage, but is this in line with what God’s word says?
Why Sexual Maturity Matters More Than Sexual Experience

Why Sexual Maturity Matters More Than Sexual Experience

What if the key to understanding sexual matters begins with knowing God’s word, trusting Him, and growing in self-control?
How The American Church Reinforces Isolation and Why That Needs to Change

How The American Church Reinforces Isolation and Why That Needs to Change

What if one of the most important things about church is not what happens at meetings but what happens between them?
3 Subconscious Beliefs You May Hold About Living With Same-Sex Attraction

3 Subconscious Beliefs You May Hold About Living With Same-Sex Attraction

Scripture reveals that the way we think shapes our actions, but have you given thought to what and how you think about our sexuality?
5 Healthy Ways to Respond to Your Husband’s Porn Problem

5 Healthy Ways to Respond to Your Husband’s Porn Problem

Juli challenges wives to reject blame and consider biblical teaching on responding to the painful sins of those we love.
4 Lies the Movies Told Us About Sex and The Truths You Need to Know

4 Lies the Movies Told Us About Sex and The Truths You Need to Know

Have you learned and adopted more beliefs about sex from the movies than you realize?
Why You Still Need Boundaries As You Pursue Sexual Integrity

Why You Still Need Boundaries As You Pursue Sexual Integrity

While we do need to reject the legalism of purity culture, Juli explains that boundaries still help us embrace godliness with our sexuality.
If I’m Free, Why Can’t I Do What I Want? And Other Ways We Misunderstand Freedom

If I’m Free, Why Can’t I Do What I Want? And Other Ways We Misunderstand Freedom

There are significant differences between the way the Bible and the world talk about freedom, so what does it really mean to live freely?
Help! I Know I Need to Talk to My Teenager About Sex, but How Do I Do It?

Help! I Know I Need to Talk to My Teenager About Sex, but How Do I Do It?

Want to share the good news about God's design for sexuality with your teen? Start with creating a strong relational connection.
I Love Being Bitter: How We Grow Bitter and 3 Ways to Overcome

I Love Being Bitter: How We Grow Bitter and 3 Ways to Overcome

The Bible warns against bitterness, but how do we prevent bitterness from growing in our hearts? Hannah Nitz shares her heart on the blog.
Contentment: How to Live Joyfully Through the Ups and Downs of Life

Contentment: How to Live Joyfully Through the Ups and Downs of Life

If everything in your life were to remain exactly the way it is in this current moment, do you think you could still be truly, deeply happy? As a single woman, this was something I was used to asking myself. After all, marriage was not a certainty. What surprised me though was when I asked myself this same question in the tenth month of my first year of marriage, when all of a sudden it felt as though my husband and I had reached a hard stop we couldn’t move beyond. As I took my grief to ...
Sexual Integrity: The Heart of Sexually Discipling Your Kids

Sexual Integrity: The Heart of Sexually Discipling Your Kids

Today’s Christian parents often feel torn between the cultural messages of sex positivity and traditional church teachings about saving sex for marriage, both of which seem fraught with potential challenges and pitfalls. While cultural messages are at odds with God’s revealed design for sexual expression, traditional religious messages often equate human sexuality with unspoken shame and confusion.  I believe God’s design for humanity is good in every area of life, including sexuality. ...
5 Reasons You’re Not Talking to Your Kids About Sex (and How to Overcome Them)

5 Reasons You’re Not Talking to Your Kids About Sex (and How to Overcome Them)

Over the past decade, I have physically stood in front of more than 100,000 people to teach on sexuality. It is literally my job to talk about sex. But here’s a little secret. The most difficult conversations I have had about sex have been with my own children. It has been easier for me to stand in front of thousands of strangers than to talk to my own children about this topic. You keep hearing that you need to talk to your kids about sex. With each passing day the issues become more ...
Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Why, When, and How

Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Why, When, and How

My husband had just returned home with our youngest son after a weekend away for the sex talk. Christian, eleven at the time, sheepishly told me, “Mom, I feel like I’m too young to know all these things about sex.” I reassured him, “I know how you feel, but Dad and I want to tell you about sex before you learn about it from your friends or what you see in movies.” Christian went off to play but returned a few hours later with an observation. “Mom, I’ve been thinking. The way the world is ...
Does God Want Me to Love Myself?

Does God Want Me to Love Myself?

This is potentially the most controversial blog I have ever written. As I’ve often stated, the Bible isn’t primarily offensive because of what it says about our sexuality. It is offensive because of what it says about our humanity. You may disagree with what you are going to read. That’s okay! We often grow the most when some of our closely held assumptions are challenged. In American Christianity we have accepted and repeated a phrase that I believe is blatantly untrue. Here it is: God ...