The Volunteer's Back Pocket Guide to Sex: Guiding Teenagers on Issues from Pornography to Purity

Overview


Teenagers live in a sex-saturated world. And for many of them, sex has become a purely physical act, fully divorced from spirituality, love, and commitment. Sex, pornography, and "hooking up" are all met with the same response: "It's no big deal."

Too many of our students don't know where to turn to learn about sex, leaving many feeling confused, fearful, and alone. Teenagers who struggle with sexual addiction or unhealthy patterns don't know how to find freedom and healing ...

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Overview


Teenagers live in a sex-saturated world. And for many of them, sex has become a purely physical act, fully divorced from spirituality, love, and commitment. Sex, pornography, and "hooking up" are all met with the same response: "It's no big deal."

Too many of our students don't know where to turn to learn about sex, leaving many feeling confused, fearful, and alone. Teenagers who struggle with sexual addiction or unhealthy patterns don't know how to find freedom and healing from the choices they've made, and they're afraid the church will label them as perverts if they're open and honest about their deepest struggles.

But amidst these sobering realities, there is good news: Youth workers are on the front lines of the battle to shape, challenge, and encourage teenagers toward sexual wholeness and purity. The Volunteer's Back Pocket Guide to Sex will help you as you aid students in navigating a path that honestly addresses all the challenges they might face, while honoring God along the way.

Authors Craig Gross—founder of XXXchurch.com—and Cris Clapp Logan—an Internet safety expert, artist, and writer—don't sugarcoat the realities, and they don't hold back in bluntly, honestly tackling the toughest topics, including pornography, sexuality, masturbation, and purity. Using God's truth as the foundation for the conversation, they'll equip you with practical information and powerful strategies to help you become a volunteer youth worker who helps teenagers live wisely and walk in freedom!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764477621
  • Publisher: Group Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/22/2012
  • Pages: 80
  • Age range: 13 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Craig Gross has rightly earned a reputation for boldly and courageously helping people to discover the truth about porn and to pursue paths toward freedom, accountability, and personal integrity. He's the founder of XXXchurch.com, which provides practical and spiritual solutions to pornography issues to millions of visitors each year. He lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife, Jeanette, and their two children, Nolan and Elise.

Cris Clapp Logan is an Internet safety expert, artist, speaker and writer. She works with corporate and technology leaders, speaks nationally to parents and youth organizations about pornography, sexuality, and youth online identity, and contributes regularly on national radio, TV, and print publications. Cris has volunteered with youth-serving organizations for over a decade. She paints, focusing on themes relating to modern-day slavery, love and technology, and lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and fly-fishing partner, Sam.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Sex Abuse Prevention: Rules and Regulations 1

2 Being an Example 9

3 Approaching Purity 15

4 Media Messages 25

5 Pornography 35

6 Body image 47

7 Masturbation 57

8 Hot-Button Issues 63

Endnotes 75

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