Talking to your high schooler about sex

Talking to your high schooler about sex

Purity is not an accomplishment. It is primarily a relationship with the one who is Pure: Jesus. The pursuit of purity is marked by prayer,…


5 tips for remaining connected to your spouse when life is chaotic

5 tips for remaining connected to your spouse when life is chaotic

I’ll never forget the day I got the call. My dad’s heart had failed.  The left chamber was no longer able to pump blood into his organs. They, too,…


Talking to your middle schooler about sex

Talking to your middle schooler about sex

At its root, “conversation” means to “turn with” or “dwell with.”  It’s not about crafting the perfect moment to have a one-time, high-pressure sex…


Talking to your elementary aged child about sex

Talking to your elementary aged child about sex

 “Because of the society we live in, the consequences of avoiding these conversations far outweigh the consequences of giving too much information…


When should I start talking to my kids about sex?

When should I start talking to my kids about sex?

“When should I start talking to my kids about sex?”  We always answer that question with another question—When does the world start talking to your…


Sexual simmering: Reclaiming intentional time with your spouse

One of the great challenges of sexual fulfillment in the twenty-first century is that there’s so little time and energy left over to enjoy sex. I get…


Reapproaching purity culture as a parent

When we talk about “purity culture” in the Church, it’s often followed by stories of hurt, anger, and regret.  So, what is purity culture, and why…