THERE ARE A LOT OF PLACES YOUR CHILD CAN HEAR ABOUT SEX. WE THINK THE BEST PLACE IS FROM YOU.
We believe you are the best person to talk to your kids about sex. We want you to be the one who shapes their view of themselves, God, and their sexuality. We talk about how to answer the difficult questions and how to start a conversation that continues on and ultimately leads them into a healthy, whole life.
Start the conversation. Empower your kids. Raise a generation to walk in freedom.
new parenting sexuality e-course
We are now launching our 6-part e-course on parenting sexuality, featuring Havilah Cunnington, Danny Silk, and Brittney Serpell. We answer questions about how to talk to your children at their appropriate age and maturity level, how to have both planned and spontaneous conversations surrounding this topic, how the science of sex aligns with God’s design for it, and how to teach your children biblical principles that equip them in many different areas of their lives, including sexuality. This e-course includes teaching sessions, Q&A sessions, and questions to work through. We’re very excited to share this with you!
Other Recommended Resources
Helping kids set healthy boundaries for their private parts can be a daunting and awkward task for parents, counselors and educators. Written from a kid s point of view, I Said No! makes this task a lot easier.
To help Zack cope with a real-life experience he had with a friend, he and his mom wrote a book to help prepare other kids to deal with a range of problematic situations. I Said No! uses kid-friendly language and illustrations to help parents and concerned adults give kids guidance they can understand, practice and use.
Using a simple, direct, decidedly non-icky approach that doesn’t dumb down the issues involved, as well as an easy-to-use system to help kids rehearse and remember appropriate responses to help keep them safe,
I Said No! covers a variety of topics, including:
What s appropriate and with whom.
How to deal with inappropriate behavior, bribes and threats.When and where to go for help, and what to do if the people you re turning to for help don t listen.
Dealing with feelings of guilt and shame.
Good Pictures, Bad Pictures is a comfortable, read-aloud story about a mom and dad who teach their child what pornography is, why it’s dangerous, and how to reject it. Using easy-to-understand science and simple analogies, this ground-breaking book engages young kids to porn-proof their own brains.
The 5-point CAN DO Plan teaches kids how to avoid the brain-warping images of pornography and minimize the troubling memories of accidental exposure that often tempt kids to look for more and lead them into a dark and destructive addiction. To stay safe in the digital age, kids must install an internal filter in their own brain. Good Pictures, Bad Pictures shows them how.
The Wonderful Way Babies Are Made will help you teach your children about families, babies, and sexual intimacy from a joyful Christian perspective. Uniquely set against the backdrop of God’s creation and our role in it, this book is an excellent place to begin presenting the information, feelings, and attitudes you would like to share with your children about the truly wonderful way babies›and families›are made.
Parents often imagine their kids to be nonsexual until their wedding night. The truth of the matter is that we’re sexual from day one. What are you going to communicate to your kids about this, knowing that they are sexual creatures today? Inside this book are the tools you need to help your kids not only understand their growing bodies, but also cope with the temptations and social pressures that go with them.
Children were designed with the core need of freedom. To deny this or live ignorant of it eventually destroys the trust connection between parent and child. This nook introduces paradigms, perceptions, skills, and ideas that help parents reduce fear by eliminating the tool of punishment and strengthening the hearts of their children to fulfill their destiny.
According to researchers, the vast majority--a whopping 75-98 percent--of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our thought life. What we think about truly affects us both physically and emotionally. In fact, fear alone triggers more than 1,400 known physical and chemical responses in our bodies, activating more than thirty different hormones! Today our culture is undergoing an epidemic of toxic thoughts that, left unchecked, create ideal conditions for illnesses.
Supported by current scientific and medical research, Dr. Caroline Leaf gives readers a prescription for better health and wholeness through correct thinking patterns, declaring that we are not victims of our biology. She shares with readers the "switch" in our brains that enables us to live happier, healthier, more enjoyable lives where we achieve our goals, maintain our weight, and even become more intelligent. She shows us how to choose life, get our minds under control, and reap the benefits of a detoxed thought life.
This teaching will equip you to be victorious in the combat zone of your own sex drive, overcome the power of peer pressure and confront distorted cultural values.
In this powerful teaching, Kris Vallotton answers these age-old questions: Why do I have a sex drive years before God wants me to have sex in marriage? Why should I wait to have sex? What do I do if I have already lost my virginity? This message will help you navigate the minefield of your sexuality and establish a solid foundation for your marriage.
There is a crisis today among Christian men in the area of sexual sin. Wives, girlfriends, and mothers know this and want to help – they just don’t know how. Mary Farrar illuminates to women men’s innermost feelings, exposes the dichotomy in male/female communication, and shows that women can play an active role in this ongoing battle. There’s also advice for single women who want to relate to single men, and mothers of boys will find a strong chapter about the role they play in the healthy sexual development of their sons. With up-to-date psychological research, Reading Your Male is an indispensable resource, equipping a woman to fight wisely and effectively alongside her man in the ongoing struggle against sexual sin.
What speaks volumes to you may be meaningless to your spouse. But here, at last, is the key to understanding each others unique needs. Apply the right principles, learn the right language, and soon you’ll know the profound satisfaction and joy of being able to express your love – and feeling truly loved in return.
The Supernatural Ways of Royalty reveals your true identity as a child of the King of Kings – royal heir to the eternal Kingdom of God. The authors denounce the ‘pauper mentality’ many Christians have and present your royal inheritance through Christ’s ultimate act of redemption.
In this insightful and extremely helpful book, you will learn about a simple concept that can change your life: healthy boundaries. It’s the ability to mark off your life in such a way that you multiply your love for others and minimize the problems you face. This book comes highly recommended.
Internet Accountability monitors the websites visited, the search terms used, and the YouTube videos watched, and lists them in an easy-to-read Report that is designed to start a conversation about healthy online habits.
Parents, see where your kids go online. Adults, reduce Internet temptations and protect the relationships you value most.
“The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.” Tools to learn: prepare for high-stakes situations, transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue, make it safe to talk about almost anything, be persuasive, not abrasive.
In this powerful, revelation-packed book, Danny Silk describes the significant paradigm shift in church life, government, and relationships that has created and sustained the revival culture at Bethel Church in Redding, California. Through many relevant and true-life stories, the church is revealed as a place of freedom, respect, empowerment, and healthy discipline (not punishment). Culture of Honor challenges the status quo of church leadership structure and presents a refreshing view of the five-fold ministry. Jesus acknowledged this important principle in Matthew 20:25-26:
With honest humor and raw self-revelation, bestselling author Donald Miller tells the story of growing up without a father and openly talks about the issues that befall the fatherless generation. Raw and candid, Miller moves from self-pity and brokenness to hope and strength, highlighting a path for millions who are floundering in an age without positive male role models. Speaking to both men and women who grew up without a father—whether that father was physically absent or just emotionally aloof—this story of longing and ultimate hope will be a source of strength. Single moms and those whose spouses grew up in fatherless homes will find new understanding of those they love as they travel along this literary journey.
This is a story of hope and promise. And if you let it, Donald Miller’s journey will be an informal guide to pulling the rotted beams out from our foundations and replacing them with something upon which we can build our lives.
The rest of the story – all the really interesting stuff you never knew about sex. More changes occur in your body and brain during puberty than any other time in your life. Puberty marks the beginning of big changes in your relationships with your parents and the opposite sex. It’s a wonderful and exhilarating time, because you’re finally becoming an adult, but it can be a stressful and overwhelming time, too. If you don’t understand what’s happening to you, or why, ages 11-14 can be downright scary. Facing the Facts was written to give you all the information you need to understand exactly what’s happening to your body during the years ahead-and why God planned it to happen just that way. You’ll learn about: 1) The role of puberty in the development of sexuality; 2) How girls’ and boys’ bodies change, both inside and out; 3) Exactly how a woman gets pregnant and gives birth; 4) Why God wants you to save sex for marriage; 5) Love and dating: How relationships mature; and 6) Tough answers to some tough problems. Your body and its sexual nature are beautiful and exciting gifts from God that He wants you to understand and appreciate. Reading Facing the Facts and talking about it with your parents will help you be ready fro the coming physical changes, equip you to handle the sexual pressures you’ll encounter throughout your life, and give you a better understanding of God’s perfect design for sex.
Designed for ages 3-5, and using age-appropriate language and illustrations, this book explains to young children the marvelous body God gave them.
Before I Was Born explains in age-appropriate language the basic nature of sexual intercourse between a husband and wife and discusses conception, fetal development, childbirth, and breastfeeding.
• For children ages 5 to 8
Written for children ages 8-11, What’s the Big Deal? helps kids find answers to their questions about sex. It explains the basic facts about sex, why God made adults so they want to have sex, what God says about sex in the Bible, and how to respond when faced with sexual pressure from peers, TV, movies, and magazines.
This book will help you establish a biblical view of sexuality for your kids. Learn how and when to talk with your children about sexual curiosity, physical changes of puberty, dating, chastity, and more.
Keeping your love on. It’s a hard thing to do. Sometimes it’s the hardest thing to do. But if you want to build healthy relationships with God and others, learning to keep your love on is non–negotiable
It may be hard to see emotional wounds as redeemable when they still hurt so deeply, this book will help you discover that God can not only heal your wounds, but He can also use the healing process to equip you for a whole, fulfilled and powerful life.
“The greatest enemy of sexual wholeness today,” asserts Mark Laaser, Ph.D., “is silence.” A therapist specializing in the field of sexual health, Dr. Laaser has worked with hundreds of adults who suffer the consequences of sexual sin and dysfunction. All of them long to have had meaningful conversations with their parents about sex when they were growing up. Most parents would agree that healthy sexuality should be taught at home rather than left to their children’s teachers, peers, or culture. However, even parents with the best intentions can feel at a loss regarding where to start.
How can you talk to young children about gender or their "gender identity"?
I DON'T HAVE TO CHOOSE helps children internalize who they are, including as a boy or a girl, in a way that is simple, affirming, and free of stereotypes.
Psychologist: "This book is a useful and engaging resource for the conversations parents and children need to have in their homes before they get to school."
Educator: "The humor and warm-hearted wisdom in this fun-to-read book for kids (and their moms and dads) deals with an issue of great import in these times."
Rabbi: "This book takes the self-esteem and self-identity issues and steers them back into normative reality. This is just a fun book to read to your kids!"