Josh McDowell has been reaching the spiritually skeptical for more than five decades. Since beginning ministry in 1961, Josh has spoken to more than 25 million people in 128 countries. He is the author or coauthor of 148 books, with over 51 million copies distributed worldwide, including Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Experience Your Bible, Evidence for the Historical Jesus, More Than a Carpenter (over 15 million copies printed in 85 languages), and The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict, recognized by World magazine as one of the twentieth century's top 40 books. Josh continues to travel throughout the United States and countries around the world, helping young people and adults strengthen their faith and understanding of Scripture. Josh will tell you that his family is his ministry. He and his wife, Dottie, have been married for over 40 years and have four children and numerous grandchildren.
Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sexby Josh McDowell
In Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Josh and Dottie McDowell draw on their decades-long love and concern for youth. Building on the “Why True Love Waits” campaign and utilizing up-to-the-minute research from Josh’s “The Bare Facts” resources, the McDowells provide a compact, easy-to-use guide to support parents in/em>
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In Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Josh and Dottie McDowell draw on their decades-long love and concern for youth. Building on the “Why True Love Waits” campaign and utilizing up-to-the-minute research from Josh’s “The Bare Facts” resources, the McDowells provide a compact, easy-to-use guide to support parents in
- putting sex and sexuality in a biblical context of relationship to God
- gauging their child’s emotional and spiritual readiness
- being alert to questions and opportunities
- being direct and open without violating their child’s emotions
- proactively shaping their child’s worldview in today’s sex-saturated culture
Working from their own experience with four children, Josh and Dottie give readers encouragement and solid information in the sometimes-awkward process of guiding their child into a healthy understanding of God’s gift of sex.
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Reviewed by Joy Hannabass for Readers' Favorite Do you talk to your kids about sex? If you don’t, where will they learn it? Josh and Dottie McDowell have written this book because they want to help parents and guardians teach their kids about sex. And the special thing about this book is that it teaches God’s plan for sex in each of our lives. Some of the things you will find in this thirty chapter book are: 'Who and What Most Influences You Child’s Behavior'; 'Doesn’t Talking About It Encourage It'; 'Shouldn’t Certain Issues be Off-limits'; 'When Does Monitoring Become an Invasion of Privacy'?; and 'Six Ways to Become Wise Parents Who Talk to their Kids About Sex'. As I read through this book, I wished I had had this book years ago when my son was young. Josh and Dottie McDowell leave nothing out when talking to parents about this important subject. They are straight and to the point as they give Biblical advice on talking to children about sex. I really like that they don’t teach parents to preach to their kids, but rather to talk to them in a loving and caring way. This is truly a book every parent needs in their home. Your kids are going to learn about this subject one way or another, and you may think they already know more than you do, but you still need to talk to them about the real reason God created sex. And you will not find a better book than “Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex.” I highly recommend that you pick up a copy of this valuable book as soon as possible and start your journey of learning the right way to approach your children about this important subject.