Rank #1: #234: We Can Do THAT in the Bedroom?
What's OK in the bedroom? Juli, Linda & Yvette tackle one of our most popular questions in this episode of Java with Juli. While God has said "no" to several things, He says YES to so much more! Join us to learn how to discern where you might need to draw a line and where you might need to step out of your comfort zone. Guests: Linda Dillow & Yvette Maher In this episode: Passion Pursuit Juli's blog What's OK in the Bedroom? Juli & Linda answer "What's OK?" live! (video)
Rank #2: #233: Understanding Your Man
From "All he thinks about is sex!" to "Why doesn't he ever initiate?" this Java with Juli episode has got you covered. Juli sits down with our friend Jonathan Daugherty to help you better understand your man, his design and his sexuality. Guest: Jonathan Daugherty, Be Broken Ministries Mentioned in this episode: Passion Pursuit Bible study
Rank #3: #213: Sexuality & The Conversations The Church Forgot
Ready or not, the body of Christ needs and wants to have conversations about sex. Are you equipped? On this Java with Juli you’ll meet Mo Isom, a former All-American goalkeeper and the first female to have trained with and tried out for an SEC men’s football team. She’s also the author of Sex, Jesus, and The Conversations the Church Forgot. Listen in as Mo shares how her own story of sexual brokenness and redemption points to the greater gospel of God’s unimaginable love for us. Guest: Mo Isom
Rank #4: #257: How Trauma Affects Our Bodies & Souls
None of us likes feeling broken; feeling as if we’re walking through life with a limp that God can’t or won’t heal. Sometimes those emotional and physical symptoms are telling you something is wrong. Soul care is needed. Join Juli and her guest, Susie Larson, to hear how you can know the health, freedom, and wholeness that Jesus wants for you. Guest: Susie Larson Mentioned: Fully Alive Surprised By the Healer
Rank #5: #248: Gay Girl, Good God: Jackie's Story
"If you ask him to, God will make you straight." Have you ever said this to a loved one who is struggling with homosexuality? Maybe you've been on the receiving end of this message. But is it true? Jackie Hill Perry, author of Gay Girl, Good God, sits down with Juli to share her own story of struggle with gender confusion and same-sex desires, and how she discovered the love of Jesus. Guest: Jackie Hill Perry Mentioned in this episode: Gay Girl, Good God
Rank #6: #235: How the Purity Movement Hurt Us
"I always thought that if I did everything the way God told us to, then I would be blessed, I would be happy and I would have a good marriage. That was decidedly not the case." Well-meaning parents and youth pastors promised marital bliss if you could only make it to the altar as a virgin. For many, the promise didn't deliver. In this episode, Juli brings truth and compassion to the imperfect purity message of the 90s. Mentioned in this episode: Rethinking Sexuality Surprised By the Healer
Rank #7: #224: Sexuality & Surrender
Laurie daily submits her same-sex sexuality to the Lordship of Christ while married to her best friend, Matt. Matt daily submits his broken heterosexual sexuality to the Lordship of Christ while married to his best friend, Laurie. On this Java with Juli, Juli sits down with Matt & Laurie Krieg to hear what they've learned about surrender and sexuality in their marriage. Guests: Matt & Laurie Krieg
Rank #8: #246: Lies You Believe About Sex
"I'm not loved if I'm not desired." "I don't deserve a great sex life." "God doesn't care about my pain." Your sexuality involves a spiritual battle between truth & lies. Embracing God's truth means learning how to recognize the lies. Join Juli, Linda & Yvette to learn how. Guests: Linda Dillow & Yvette Maher Mentioned in this episode: Passion Pursuit
Rank #9: #259: Our Marriage Survived Painful Sex
Jennifer went to her doctor to get help for the excruciating pain she felt during sex. She left with a clean bill of health and a dose of useless platitudes: “Try to relax. Have a glass of wine. You should be fine.” After four years of painful (and seldom) sex, Aaron and Jennifer were ready to call it quits. Join Juli Slattery & her guests for a story of commitment, surrender, and discovering God’s design for sexuality. Guests: Aaron & Jennifer Smith Mentioned: Unveiled Wife
Rank #10: #225: How To Find the Right Guy
There is no magic formula to find a great husband, but there are decisions you can make today that will help you recognize him when you see him. On this Java with Juli, Juli sits down with sisters and authors Bethany Baird & Kristen Clark as they discuss a refreshingly new and Biblical approach to navigating your love life. Have you been going about it all wrong? Listen in to find out! Guests: Bethany Baird & Kristen Clark
Rank #11: #258: Your Questions About Pornography
Can I ever trust him again? How do we rebuild sexual intimacy together? Should you even date a guy who struggles with porn? Today Dr. Juli Slattery and her guest, Jonathan Daugherty, answer YOUR questions about pornography and marriage. Join us for hope, healing, and a greater understanding of pornography addiction. Guest: Jonathan Daugherty Mentioned: Reclaim Conference 2019 Be Broken Ministries
Rank #12: #214: Your Questions About Sex
Is it “dirty” to dress up for your husband in the bedroom? Is it wrong to pleasure yourself if your husband can’t have sex? What if your hubby asks you to do something that makes you uncomfortable? You asked, we’ve answered. Join Dr. Juli Slattery and Linda Dillow as they answer questions from our Authentic Intimacy inbox. Guests: Linda Dillow & Yvette Maher
Rank #13: #236: Pursuing Wholeness, Not Purity
None of us is pure, but we can be whole. The imperfect packaging of the evangelical purity movement left many feeling confused and ashamed. Listen in as Dr. Juli Slattery shares a refreshing new approach to how we see our sexuality and how we're all on a journey to become more like Jesus. Guest: Hannah Nitz Mentioned: Episode #160: Why God Created You To Be Sexual Episode #166: We Are All Sexually Broken Click here subscribe to Java with Juli in your favorite podcast app
Rank #14: #249: Overcoming Differences With Your Spouse
Opposites attract... for a little while. Then those cute, quirky things that attracted you to your spouse early on begin to get on your nerves. In this unlikely Valentine's Day episode Juli talks with author Karen Ehman about how to stay crazy in love when your spouse drives your crazy. Guest: Karen Ehman Mentioned: Book: Keep Showing Up
Rank #15: #256: Who Is Jesus to You?
Every sexual question is a spiritual question. Every sexual opinion you hold comes from a foundation of who Jesus is to you. Today Juli & Hannah sit down at the coffee shop to breathe new life into an old-fashioned word: reverence. Join us to hear what it means to be reverent, how a reverence for God impacts how you view your own sexuality and informs the choices you make, and how it affects your relationships with others. Guest: Hannah Nitz Mentioned: Blog: Have You Forgotten Who God Is? Satisfy My Thirsty Soul from Linda Dillow The Bible Project Passion Pursuit: What Kind of Love Are You Making?
Rank #16: #240: Birth Control & Family Planning
Is it okay to use birth control? Can the pill cause an early abortion? Juli and her guest discuss the ethical issues that surround birth control and family planning. We don't have all the answers, but we know where to look for them. Guest: Carrie Gordon Earll Help us reach our $15000 goal! Click here to make a year-end donation.
Rank #17: #241: Women Struggle With Porn Too
Do you think women don't get addicted to porn? Think again. In this episode Juli's guest shares candidly about how she became addicted to porn at the age of 13. She'll share what to do if you're struggling, as well as what you need to know about teen girls and porn. Pull up a chair and join us! Guest: Jessica Harris, Beggar's Daughter Will you help us reach our $15000 goal? Make a donation today!
Rank #18: #247: Healthy Conversations With Kids About Sex
Julie Lyles Carr has parented eight children over the last 25 years. We think she might have a thing or two to teach us about talking to kids about sex! Join Juli and Julie for this light-hearted and fun coffee shop conversation. Guest: Julie Lyles Carr Mentioned in this episode: Raising An Original Learn how to connect with your teen at the Axis Parenting Summit
Rank #19: #251: Praying with Honesty and Abandon
Do you pray about your sex life? About that friend you're hoping will become more than a friend? Some of us surrender to God without ever telling Him what we want. (Isn't that what good Christians do?) For others, our prayer lives sound like one long to-do list for God. But true intimacy requires both surrender and honesty. Thankfully, Jesus shows us how to pray this way. Want to go deeper in your intimate relationships? Join us for Java with Juli. Guest: Elisa Morgan Mentioned: The Prayer Coin (book)
Rank #20: #218: Rethinking Sexuality in Your Life
Do I really need to save sex for marriage? What’s wrong with porn if I’m not hurting anyone else? Why should I care what goes on in someone else’s bedroom? Why does it matter? Dr. Juli Slattery thinks most Christians give cultural answers when facing questions like these about sexuality. Is it true about you? Join us for Java with Juli and find out! Guest: Hannah Nitz Learn more about Rethinking Sexuality Listen to the next Rethinking Sexuality episode in this series.