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Sermons on sexuality

Strengthening Realationships #2 Ephesians 5:21-33

I agree with N T Wright in his commentary on this passage where he states that at the start of the 21st Century it’s harder than ever to be a boy. It’s confusing to know what it is to be male, or for that matter female. There’s talk now of discrimination against women from women that refer to themselves as a housewife.Anyone…

Strengthening Realationships #1 Ephesians 5:18-33

This passage lays groundwork for where we’re going over coming weeks in a series within a series “strengthening realationships” – husband and wife, parents and children, employer and employee – it begins with this passage“18 Instead, be filled with the Holy Spirit… 20 And give thanks for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” There’s only…

biblical sexuality

Biblical sexuality and marriage

Brian McLaren tells the story of a new couple who’d been visiting his church. After the service they spoke with the pastor and said, “this is the first time my fiancé and I have ever actually attended a Christian service, since we were both raised agnostic.” They asked him where he stood on the issue…

biblical sexuality

Biblical sexuality and marriage

I grew up in churches that rarely spoke about biblical sexuality. The only time they did was to mention what was forbidden, and if you did step outside those boundaries you’d burn in hell. What it did for me and for many others was to create an environment where there was no place for dialogue about healthy…

biblical sexuality

Biblical sexuality and marriage

I grew up in churches that rarely spoke about sexuality. The only time it did was to mention what was forbidden, and if you did step outside those boundaries you’d burn in hell. What it did for me and for many others was to create an environment where there was no place for dialogue about healthy…