SESSIONS.
SEX & CHURCH

Click on the title of a specific session and see all of the recommended resources the speaker mentioned during his/her session.

 

SESSION 1

Uncovering The Problem & Empowering Solutions
Kris Vallotton - Founder Moral Revolution

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Where does the root of our culture's sexual brokenness lie? Start with the root problem, we’ll begin to discuss and unpack solutions that will bring wholeness to our society.

Resources

Moral Revolution Book - Moral Revolution seeks to inspire a culture of love, honor and respect with people who walk in purity, passion and power. This intimate and honest book addresses the root causes of purity issues rather than merely communicating to the masses to "abstain from having sex."

Let’s Talk About It Sexuality - A 6-week series with the foundations of biblical sexuality you can play for yourself or for your group.

SESSION 2

Sex, Church, Culture
Caitlin Zick - Co-Director Moral Revolution

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The truth is so foreign because the lies are so familiar. In our culture where we're daily bombarded with lies about sexuality, it's imperative that the church turns up the truth about God's design for sex.

Resources

Look At You, Girl - A kickstart to seeing yourself the way God does a bit more clearer.

Fight The New Drug - Anti-Porn Movement

 

SESSION 3

Sex, Church, & Christians
Nathan Edwardson - Lead Pastor, Stirring Church

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How do we build a healthy church culture around the topic of sexuality? It’s vitally important that we can see what this looks like and are able to cast a vision. How do we as a church family create an atmosphere that our culture longs for?

Resources

Stirring Church

Under the Chuppa Podcast - Nate unpacks Jewish culture surrounding sex and sexuality.

 

SESSION 4

Church Leadership Panel

Our panel of pastors, counselors, and theologians will be tackling five tough situations that pastors face. These are based on real situations that are likely to talk place in a church culture. Panel includes Nathan Edwardson, Jason Vallotton, Elizabeth Woning, Damien Giacchino and is hosted by Cait and Cole Zick. The panel then is opened up to Q&A from the audience.

Resources

Let’s Talk About It Sexuality - A 6-week series with the foundations of biblical sexuality you can play for yourself or for your group.

Equipped to Love - An organization focused on helping pastors, friends and family, and those who struggle with LGBTQ & SSA Issues

California Youth Partnership - Organization focusing on partnering with communities to bring healthy relationship skills to youth and young adults. CYP is primarily focused on sex ed curriculum.

Pastoring Homosexuality E-Course - A straight-forward e-course helping pastors understand how to marry love and truth with Elizabeth Woning.

SEX & CULTURE

SESSION 5

Sex & Culture
Benji Nolot - Film Director & Founder of Exodus Cry

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“Nefarious” and “Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution” Director Benjamin Nolot will unpack the connections between the porn industry and human trafficking while giving understanding to what has lead to the creation of our hyper-sexualized culture.

Resources

ExodusCry - Anti-Sex Trafficking Organization

Nefarious: Merchant of Souls - Documentary on Sex Trafficking. “Modern slavery.” It sounds like a paradox. Hasn’t humanity progressed? Didn’t we leave slavery dead on the battlefields of the American Civil War?

Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution - Documentary about today's young adult hookup culture. The film follows the journey of college students during their Spring Break revelries, offering an insightful look into their attitudes and behaviors regarding sex.

How We’ve Created A Sexual Assault Culture Podcast - Benji Nolot and Cole Zick sit down to discuss the culture we live in and unpacking how we as a culture has created this culture.

 

SESSION 6

Church & LGBTQ Issues
Ken Williams & Elizabeth Woning - Founders Equipped To Love & Changed Movement

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OnceGay Leaders Ken Williams and Elizabeth Woning will help you understand the issues facing those impacted by homosexuality and bring clarity to how to approach this challenging subject with love and biblical truth.

Resources

Equipped to Love - An organization focused on helping pastors, friends and family, and those who struggle with LGBTQ & SSA Issues

CHANGED Book - A testimony book of #oncegay individuals who share their stories and experiences of coming out of the lifestyle.

Pastoring Homosexuality E-Course - A straight-forward e-course helping pastors understand how to marry love and truth with Elizabeth Woning.

Leaving Homosexuality E-Course - A hope-filled e-course helping those struggle with homosexuality or same-sex-attraction walk into wholeness and freedom with Ken Williams.

Homosexuality and the Church - A 5-Part series of testimonies of those who have left homosexuality, and important perspectives on its impact on society, what Scripture says about it, and the scientific evidence regarding the genetic origins and biological effects of homosexual behavior

SESSION 7

Sexuality & Community Engagement
Bennie Baek - Founder California Youth Partnership

In a world where sexual freedom and exploration is the mainstream ideology, learn the keys to promote the timeless message of delaying sex until marriage as the optimal message beyond the faith communities in public spaces. Obtain preventive strategies that will lead to hope-filled positive solutions for your community.

Resources

California Youth Partnership - Organization focusing on partnering with communities to bring healthy relationship skills to youth and young adults. CYP is primarily focused on sex ed curriculum.

The Cultural Translator - A glimpse into what’s influencing teens right now. Insightful perspective on the underlying issues. A weekly nudge to start conversations about their world.

Growing Leaders - Growing Leaders is a global nonprofit that encourages and equips young adults to take on real-life opportunities and challenges by partnering with schools and organizations like yours to teach them practical life and leadership skills using images, relatable stories and experiences.

 

SESSION 8

Sexuality & Family
Cole Zick - Co-Director Moral Revolution

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God has designed Dads and Mom's to be the best source for kids to learn about healthy sexuality. Cole will discuss practical ways we can empower our families inside our churches and congregations to create healthy homes.

Resources

Parenting Sexuality E-course - Create a Culture of Healthy Sexuality in Your Home

Fight The New Drug - Anti-Porn Movement. Great statistics on pornography and it’s effects.

Loving On Purpose - an organization focused on creating a world where no child grows up afraid in their own home, husbands and wives choose each other no matter what, and leaders create optimal relational cultures for their teams.

Moms of Men E-course- The Naked Truth to Raising Boys. Practical steps to develop boys into Godly men.

EXTRA RESOURCES

Resources and Moral Revolution Global

Resources:

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Support Moral Revolution Global - Support the launch of Moral Revolution Africa and different translations.

 
SPEAKERS.

Resources are found under the specific session above.

Kris Vallotton
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Kris Vallotton founded Moral Revolution in 2009 after the success of his book Moral Revolution. Today, Moral Revolution is a nonprofit organization and global movement run by a team of passionate people promoting God’s original design for sexuality and morality. Kris serves as President of Moral Revolution. Kris is the Senior Associate Leader of Bethel Church in Redding, California and is cofounder of Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry (BSSM). Kris travels internationally training and equipping people to successfully fulfill their divine purpose. He has a diverse background in business, counseling, consulting, pastoring and teaching, which gives him unique leadership insights and perspectives. He’s the author of the popular blog, Kris Vallotton: Raw, Real & Relevant. Kris has been married to his wife Kathy since 1975 and they have four children and many grandchildren.

Cole Zick
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Cole Zick is passionate about seeing the church come together to be effective and thrive in every area of life. He and his wife Caitlin currently serve as directors of Moral Revolution in Redding, California. With eleven years of marriage and ministry experience, they openly share their story and first years of sex in marriage hoping to start a healthy conversation and ultimately see others find freedom through their experience. They also created four children in five years, which gives insight into their love for chaos.

Cait Zick
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Caitlin Zick had a profound moment at the age of sixteen where God called her out of a crowd and her life was forever changed. From that moment, she began to discover who she was as a daughter of God, fall in love with Jesus, and realize the power of the Holy Spirit in her life. Caitlin and her husband Cole became directors of Moral Revolution in 2017 and openly share their marriage story and first years of sex in marriage to start a healthy conversation and begin to unfold God’s design of sex. They have been married and in full-time ministry for eleven years and have started their own little zoo, known as #thezickzoo. You can find their wild on Instagram with their little animals: Caleb, Connor, Cade and Chloé Rose.

Nathan Edwardson
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Nathan Edwardson is the lead pastor of the Stirring church, a young and growing church in Redding, California. A creative visionary, he integrates his love of music, story and film with his passion for shaping disciples who will shape the world. Along with his wife Erica, they dream of sons and daughters coming home, cities awakened to love, and the world drenched in God in the most creative and beautiful ways possible. They enjoy life with their four beautiful children.

Benji Nolot
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Benjamin Nolot is the CEO and Founder of Exodus Cry, a Missouri-based abolition organization. Following in the footsteps of his hero, William Wilberforce, Benjamin fights to end modern-day slavery. He campaigns to shift cultural mindsets and laws that would abolish human trafficking and the commercial sex industry, thus setting people free. Benjamin has created two films, the award-winning Nefarious: Merchant of the Souls and Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution, available exclusively on NetflixHe has been a featured speaker at the United Nations and a columnist in a plethora of online and traditional media. He also hosts a podcast at ExodusCry.com. Benjamin is driven by a core conviction that every person should be free. He resides in Kansas City with his wife Lauren and their three children: Judah David, Jovienne Faith, and Tatum Lincoln.

Ken Williams
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Ken Williams began a pursuit of his true sexual identity in 1987 when his battle against homosexuality grew into intentions of suicide.  After many unsuccessful years of searching, Ken had some encounters with God and experienced healing of childhood trauma, forged a deep intimacy with God, and began resonating with his masculine identity.  Today, Ken helps others do the same, and he serves Moral Revolution full-time as an author, lecturer, and minister.  Ken also holds a B. S. in Marketing/Finance, has been a pastor at Bethel Church (Redding, CA) since 2006, and is a co-founder of Equipped to Love (a ministry to those impacted by homosexuality).  His greatest joys are his beautiful wife, their four incredible children, and seeing people find and manifest their true selves.

Elizabeth Woning
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In her early 20s, Elizabeth Woning “came out” as a lesbian and embraced the LGBTQ community. She attended a Presbyterian (USA) seminary openly lesbian and did ministry within the LGBTQ community. Over time, her faith led her to question her sexuality as a lesbian, which ultimately led to a change in her sexual experience. Today Elizabeth no longer experiences same sex attraction and is married to her husband, Doug, of 13 years. She teaches at the Bethel School of Ministry and is co-founder of Equipped to Love and CHANGED, which focus upon sexual identity and life after LGBTQIA+. Elizabeth holds a Master’s Degree in Theology and is a licensed pastor at Bethel Church. She serves Moral Revolution as an author, lecturer and consultant.

Bennie Baek
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Bennie is the CEO and founder of California Youth Partnership, an educational organization that delivers primary prevention education. Bennie has dedicated over twenty-five years in the field of education and is passionate about seeing children and families thrive. Through her love of research, she has discovered a correlation between the early sexual debut of children and risks that follow. She sees an essential need to teach young people Healthy Relationship Skills and build protective factors that will help them to navigate the hypersexualized culture on and offline. She is certified as a Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist and is excited to bring evidence-based practical skills to youth. She also teaches at Simpson University in the School of Education as an adjunct faculty and promotes collaboration between parents, schools, and community leaders to create an optimal environment for our youth to be risk-free and aim for success.

Jason Vallotton
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Jason Vallotton is the author of The Supernatural Ways of Forgiveness and the co-author of Moral Revolution.  Jason was born and raised in the small town of Weaverville, CA where he served as a wild land fire fighter.  In these formative years his passions for discipleship and leading others into wholeness was ignited.  He currently serves on the Core Team at Bethel Church and is a sought after counselor and speaker.  He and his wife Lauren have three children and reside in Redding, California.

Damien Giacchino
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Pastor Damien Giacchino serves as the associate pastor at Real Life Church in Sacramento, CA. Damien loves spending time with his family and is a committed husband to his wife Stacey, and caring father to their son Damien Giacchino Jr. (DJ), daughter Zoe; and their baby boy on the way! Before coming to RLC, Damien served as a youth pastor and young adults pastor at Calvary Christian Center for over 9 years. He received his formal education at Sacramento Theological Seminary where he received a Bachelor of Theology and a Masters of Christian Counseling. And was recognized as Valedictorian of his class in the master degree program.


 
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