Java with Juli is a fresh, relevant, and conversational new podcast wrestling with questions about relationships and sexuality.

It is NOT your traditional Christian podcast! No topics or questions are too challenging or risky to discuss. Nothing is taboo, but all is biblically-based and God-honoring. If you tune in, you’ll find that we openly chat about things many women wonder but don’t know where, or who, to go to for honest answers. We embrace a casual & multi-generational feel that has listeners imagining that they’re also “at the table.”

#272: From Sexual Exploitation to Freedom (Harmony's Story)

According to our guest, most women in the sex industry want to escape but have no other means for survival. As an abused child, rape victim, and stripper, she would know. Victim of exploitation turned UCLA honor student, Harmony Dust Grillo's goal is to help women and girls entrenched in sexual exploitation find freedom. Pull up a chair and join us for a remarkable story of God's healing power and redemption.

Guest: Harmony Dust Grillo

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BONUS! #236: Pursue Wholeness, Not Purity

None of us is pure, but we can be whole. The imperfect packaging of the evangelical purity movement left many feeling confused and ashamed. Listen in as Dr. Juli Slattery shares a refreshing new approach to how we see our sexuality and how we're all on a journey to become more like Jesus.

Guest: Hannah Nitz

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BONUS! #235: How the Purity Movement Hurt Us

"I always thought that if I did everything the way God told us to, then I would be blessed, I would be happy and I would have a good marriage. That was decidedly not the case."  Well-meaning parents and youth pastors promised marital bliss if you could only make it to the altar as a virgin. For many, the promise didn't deliver. In this episode, Juli brings truth and compassion to the imperfect purity message of the 90s. 

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#271: The Truth (and Lies) About Infertility

One in seven couples struggles with infertility --and it's easy to make some pretty hurtful assumptions about them if they're not public about it. In this episode Juli sits down with her life-long friend Taylor Scott (of The Kevin & Taylor Show!) to talk about the sorrow, the truth, and the things to say and not say along the journey of infertility. (And you'll get to hear stories about Juli too!)

Guest: Taylor Scott

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#270: Winning the Battle in Your Mind

Sometimes the most difficult battles we face are the ones that rage within our own hearts and minds. In this episode, Juli gets practical with Kelly Balarie, author of Battle Ready, as they talk about how to handle feelings of insecurity, how to defeat unwanted thoughts or desires, and how to prepare our hearts and minds for intimacy. Grab your java and join us!

Guest: Kelly Balarie

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