Therapy + Theology with Carley Marcouillier

Therapy + Theology with Carley Marcouillier

Carley Marcouillier

It Was Very Good: A Theology for Authentic Sexuality

February 2, 2023   ●   31 min

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What is the theology of sexuality? In a culture that promotes an “anything goes” mentality to the church that has preached wounding messages about pre-marital sex, we often are left feeling confused, abused, and in many ways unsure of what the Bible actually says about our sexuality and how to embrace our bodies, desires, and attractions as God-given and God-designed. In today’s episode, we will introduce this month’s series by addressing the problems of both the shaming versions of purity culture and the damaging effects of sexualized society. Explore what the Bible actually says about sex, sexuality, and our bodies. And seek to reclaim the goodness of sexuality as we learn how to steward it well in relationship with others. 

If you have grown up in the purity movement culture, or have been wounded by the culture’s views on how to define or confine your sexuality, I pray this can be a healing conversation. 

For more resources on this topic, please see these titles:  

Sexless in the City by Kat Harris 

Redeeming Sex by Debra Hirsch 

Authentic Human Sexuality by J. Balswick 

Unwanted by Jay Stringer 

Sexual Character by Marva Dawn 

Allender Center Podcast

Refined Collective Podcast  

The Place We Find Ourselves Podcast

New Life Fellowship - Sexual wholeness 

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