1.) Sex-lite approach
Making the topic of sex too light failing to convey the gravity and seriousness of the subject.
2.) Tolerant approach
It is all about the love no matter what lifestyle they practice. I cannot tell you to stop it –
The intolerance of Tolerance by D. A. Carson (book)
3.) Scientific approach
Present people primarily with statistics, scientific research and conclusions.
4.) The Moralistic Approach
Too focused on boundaries but fails to minister to the heart.
If someone wants to get past a wall, they’ll figure put a way to get past a way. -Craig , founder of xxxchurch
Avoid words, jokes, tone tgat can put down people; let our preaching be heavy woth Holy Spirit conviction not with words of condemnation. -Gilbert
5.) Sensational approach
We preach it with vulgarity, sensationalism and crudeness
There is a way to preach on sex without majing it too
6.) Speacial sin approach
Grave sins vs respecyavle sins
Highlighting specific sins rhater than the makinh issue
7.) Gospel-based approach
Go to te root of the problem – idolatry
The biggest sex organ in our body is our heart
Men fall into sin because they look for love apart from God.
“Sin is what you do when your heart is not satisfied with God.” -John Piper
The world tells us that sex is self-gratification. The word tells us that sex is self-donation.
1 Corinthians 6:16
Two cultural attitudes on sex:
1.) Worldly culture: Deify
1 Corinthians 6:13
1 Corinthians 6:12
2.) Religious Culture: Despise
1 Corinthians 7:3-5
What is the purpose of sex:
2.) For pleasure
3.) For permanence
About contraceptives within marriage: contraceptives are allowed but depending on what type of contraceptives.
Earliest age to discuss sex to kids:
No age basta naiintindihan ng bata. Depends on what perspective.
Recommendation: build relationship with your kids.
In you VG someone inamin na nag-pre-marital sex. How to address:
-Go back to the root. Refresh about One2One. Let God penetrate into their hearts. Bring in what God sayd about that. Go into the root of the problem.
-check if there is Godly sorrow or worldy sorrow. Allow restoration. Part of it is releasing them for a time-being.
-if hindi nagsasabi ng totoo, tell her (depending of the relationship you establoshed with her) about the Gospel and let the Holy Spirit do the conviction that will lead to repentance. Share the truth in love. You are a Victpry Group leader and you have the authority to tell the truth. Investigate a little bit tp help you deal with the problem.
-about same-sex marriage: there’s only two genders: man and woman.
-are lesbians and gays allowed to serve in the ministry and vg leader: if someone is currently struggling, we do not allow them. Continue the discipleship. If okay na, pwede na. We believe in restoration and forgiveness.