Who Came Up With All of This Sex Talk?

[This follows up on the last two posts – “Fire and Duct Tape and Sex” and “The Collateral Damage of Sex”]

Until this week, I had never used the tag “sex” for a post in the several years that I have been (sporadically) blogging.

Why now?

Why do I feel compelled to dig into such a touchy, controversial subject right now?

Why talk about this issue when the things I have to say are less popular than they have ever been? Continue reading Who Came Up With All of This Sex Talk?

The Collateral Damage of Sex

Yesterday I wrote about fire and duct tape and sex.

They are all great things in the right context, but can cause problems in the right context.

We were looking at 1 Thessalonians 4 and Paul’s instruction to “abstain sexual immorality.” As I explained yesterday, sex is something God designed to strengthen and reinforce the connection between a husband and wife and it is a beautiful, wonderful thing in that unique context. But it’s a very dangerous thing when taken out of that context.

What we don’t usually stop to think about is that sex, when taken outside of the context of a committed marriage, can cause a great deal of collateral damage.

What am I talking about? Continue reading The Collateral Damage of Sex

Fire and Duct Tape and Sex

Fire. Duct tape. Sex.

Obvious connection, isn’t it?

Ok, maybe not so obvious. If you have 12 minutes to spare, I’d like to explain.

(Be advised: I’m speaking relatively plainly about sexuality – this is probably not one for little kids, though I believe teens and even pre-teens need to hear it.)

Keep the duct tape on the roll so it will be as wonderfully sticky as it was made to be.