Sex education

Deciding how to talk to children about sex is daunting for some parents. Age-appropriate information about their body, sexuality and God’s perspective on sexual expression is important. Also, it is crucial to provide children a good role model for what a godly relationship looks like.


Birds and the bees

Our oldest son, Michael, had just turned 10; I began to recognize that his school-based sex education was on the horizon. I mentioned this to...

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Bob Gresh said, “Robby, I want to talk with you about sex.”His 10-year-old son said, “I learned about sex on the Internet.”Those were not the words...
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Few things in God’s creation are as personal as sexuality. When such subjects are taught in school, it’s understandable that parents may feel the...
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Tears streamed down the face of the woman standing before me. “My dad wasn’t a part of my life,” she said between sobs. “So I looked for someone...
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What do I say if my teen asks, “What is outercourse? Is it sex?” The first thing for any parent to do in this situation is take a deep breath. Push...
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While it’s important to talk with your children about sex, it’s perhaps even more important that Christian parents talk to their children early,...
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Is it unusual, abnormal or immoral for my child to be fondling his genital organs? I’ve caught him at it several times at home, and once it even...
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Without going into details, I can tell you that I have good reason to suppose that my teenager has been masturbating on a regular basis. Needless to...