Opinion | Sexuality
The Church Made Vagina Sculptures Long Before Nadia Bolz-Weber
But early Christian yonic art symbolized baptism, not free sex.
a little more and have more boyfriends, so any repression I have is purely self-made.) I grew up understanding that in Christian ethics, sex is good, and that sexuality (including female
Opinion | Discipleship
Move Over, Sex and Drugs. Ease Is the New Vice.
Do modern amenities make it tough for us to embody God’s love?
Move Over, Sex and Drugs. Ease Is the New Vice. Jen Pollock Michel. Image: elenab / Getty. According to recent research, teens are starting their sex lives a lot later.
Opinion | Sexuality
How to Evangelize Your LGBT Neighbors
When Christians live communally, outsiders find intimacy within the family of God.
Opinion | Sexuality. For others, perhaps you feel the weight of those in your church who struggle with same-sex attraction and are faithful members of your church, forsaking sin and
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2018
Why being ‘spiritual’ is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
Sex Abuse Inside the Church. Opinion | Sexuality. What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn't have to. Ann Smith. Jackie Hill
Opinion | Sexuality
What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church
My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn’t have to.
Opinion | Sexuality. What I Learned from Same-Sex Abuse Inside the Church. My church mishandled my case. Yours doesn't have to. Ann Smith. Image: Annie Theby / Unsplash.
Opinion | Sexuality
Jackie Hill Perry: You Are Not Your Temptations
Three insights for understanding same-sex attraction and sanctification.
For born-again Christians who are still same-sex attracted, the world we find ourselves in has made sexuality central to our identity. Gayness is not just a way to act but a way to be.
Opinion | Sexuality
Finding My 'True Self' as a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
nuanced opinions on faith, identity, and same-sex attraction. Their work offers life-giving grace for those of us who grew up with an incredibly binary understanding of sin and sexuality.
Opinion | Sexuality
Making Married Sex Mutual
Pervasive ideologies distort our view of female sexuality. God’s Word shows us a better way.
We certainly can't create healthy marital sex by abandoning the orthodox Christian view of sexuality, withholding from our husbands, or denying our own needs and desires.
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
sexuality almost impossible. By contrast, Scripture teaches that the one-flesh union of husband and wife is a symbol of Christ's love relationship with his church (Eph. 5:31–32). Sex is
Opinion | Sexuality
The Unsettling Truth Behind the #MeToo Movement
Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability.
Opinion | Sexuality. The Unsettling Truth Behind the #MeToo Movement. Creating a safer world for women means talking about our vulnerability. Hannah
Opinion | Sexuality
With Sexual Sin, Truth and Mercy Triumph over Judgment
What I've learned from both sides of a hard conversation.
In today's cultural climate, conversations around human sexuality unravel before they even get started. you can't figure out how to express your love for your same-sex attracted friend
Opinion | Sexuality
We Don’t Age Out of Our SexualitySubscriber access only
Balancing love, desire, and the demands of midlife.
This post is part of a weekly Her.meneutics series called The Sex We Don't Talk About, designed to feature female perspectives on aspects of sex and sexuality that can go overlooked
Opinion | Sexuality
Why Christian Women Need to Talk about SexSubscriber access only
A counselor explores why we don’t and why we should.
For more reading on this topic, check out her book Things Your Mother Never Told You: A Woman's Guide to Sexuality, A Celebration of Sex, or Intended for Pleasure.
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Atomic Blonde' Delivers Female Action Without An Action Hero
After seeing the new spy thriller, I still don't know what a female action hero looks like.
of women, a vindication of the phrase “fight like a girl.” But the picture puts forth a stylish yet bankrupt vision of female power, a vision so constrained by its dedication to sex appeal that
Opinion | Sexuality
What Could Possibly Be Wrong with Christian Masturbation?Subscriber access only
In both marriage and singleness, our bodies are not just for ourselves.
This post is part of a weekly Her.meneutics series called The Sex We Don't Talk About, designed to feature female perspectives on aspects of sex and sexuality that can go overlooked
Opinion | Sexuality
True Love Consents: Why Teach Christian Youth about BoundariesSubscriber access only
“No means no” matters at every stage.
We may assume that Christian teaching on sex and sexuality inures us from having such discussions about affirmative consent: because abstinence education teaches young people to
Opinion | Sexuality
When Sex Leaves You Wanting MoreSubscriber access only
Reflecting on female libido and Christian marriage.
This post is part of a weekly Her.meneutics series called The Sex We Don't Talk About, designed to feature female perspectives on aspects of sex and sexuality that can go overlooked
Opinion | Sexuality
Finding Healing in Front of the CameraSubscriber access only
A Christian considers the benefits of boudoir photography.
This post is part of a weekly Her.meneutics series called The Sex We Don't Talk About, designed to feature female perspectives on aspects of sex and sexuality that can go overlooked
Opinion | Sexuality
Staying Faithful: How Our Sex Lives Matter to GodSubscriber access only
A common-ground theology for single and married Christians.
And what if some of them stayed single and never went on to have sex? Could I talk about sexuality in a way that wouldn't make them feel like they were missing out?
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
Christian leaders reflect on the women from history who’ve influenced them.
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