Rank #1: #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 #2: #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 #3: #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 #4: #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 #5: #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 #6: #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 #7: #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 #8: #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 #9: #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 #10: #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 #11: #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 #12: #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.
Rank #13: #238: Josh Harris is Rethinking "I Kissed Dating Goodbye"
What if you gave millions of people the wrong advice? Two decades ago Josh Harris turned the Christian dating world upside down. Two weeks ago he asked the publisher to stop printing his best-seller, I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Join Juli and Josh for a raw conversation about asking hard questions and why it's okay to not have all the answers. Guest: Josh Harris Mentioned: Rethinking Sexuality Documentary: I Survived I Kissed Dating Goodbye
Rank #14: #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 #15: #227: Couples Therapy For Intimacy Issues
Have you ever wondered whether or not you should see a sex therapist? From sexual addiction to sexual anorexia, a good therapist can help you find freedom from shame, fear and past experiences. Join Dr. Juli Slattery and her guests, Jorge & Danisa Suarez, who are originally from The Dominican Republic, as they discuss relationships, sexuality and how Biblical principles transcend any culture or border. Guests: Jorge & Danisa Suarez (contact them here) Follow-up resources: Passion Pursuit Register for our September webinar, Female Friendships: The Good & The Bad
Rank #16: #245: The Link Between Your Bedroom & Your Bank Account
Have you ever hidden a receipt from your spouse? Join Juli and her guests to find out why holding grudges or secrets about money also means you're likely holding back in the bedroom. Guests: Brian & Cherie Lowe Mentioned in this episode: www.authenticintimacy.com Your Money, Your Marriage
Rank #17: #169: Your Wounded Heart - BONUS!
It wasn’t that bad. What happened to you definitely wasn’t as bad as other abuse stories you’ve heard and read about. It’s ridiculous to think it could still bother you after all these years. So why does it? At the coffee shop today, Dr. Juli Slattery sits down with Dr. Dan Allender to discuss the tools you need, and the benefits you’ll reap, when you confront the experiences that keep you from fully loving yourself and others. We’re offering hope for wounded hearts on this episode of Java with Juli! Guest: Dr. Dan Allender Follow-up Resources: Surprised By the Healer Healing After #MeToo R. Kelly & a Reminder of Evil
Rank #18: #219: Rethinking Sexuality in Your Marriage
Does God care about what goes on inside your bedroom? We think so. God has something to teach you about Himself, and He uses sex to do so. Join us on this Java with Juli as Juli shares how sexual love within marriage is a sacred space where you can find reflections of His love for you. Guest: Hannah Nitz Learn more about Rethinking Sexuality Listen to the next Rethinking Sexuality episode in this series.
Rank #19: #223: Counseling: When & Why You Should Go
Marriage counseling sounds intimidating... and expensive. So why should you go? (Surely you can sort things out with a little help from a good book and more prayer, right?) On this Java with Juli, join Juli and her guests Greg & Erin Smalley to learn when, and why, it's time to see a counselor. Guests: Dr. Greg & Erin Smalley
Rank #20: #220: Rethinking Sexuality In Your Parenting
If you don’t teach your children about sex, someone else will. Listen in as Juli shares the resources you must have that tell you everything you need to know as you teach your children about sex… just kidding, those don’t exist. Instead, join us for a conversation that will leave you better equipped to answer your children’s questions and teach them about God’s design and purpose for their sexuality. Guest: Hannah Nitz Don't miss the other two episodes in this series, #220: Rethinking Sexuality in Your Marriage and #219: Rethinking Sexuality in Your Life