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Everyday Talk About Sex & Marriage is written for parents of teenagers and soon-to-be-teenagers. The short, approachable chapters written by a dad and his son who have been through these talks offer wisdom, guidance and application. Includes six sample conversations to help and encourage parents as they navigate these challenging topics.
John A. (Jay) Younts is a ruling elder serving at Redeemer Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Moore, South Carolina. He has also written Everyday Talk, Finding the Right Track, the In Touch With Paul stewardship series, and What About War. He has studied and taught about biblical childrearing for 30 years. He and his late wife Ruth have five adult children.
I appreciate Jay’s fresh perspective, particularly the conversations between parent and child. The conversations help me, not only to see how I myself can view the subject, but also to hear what it might sound like when I do talk with my kids. This book has enriched my own understanding of the glory of marriage and all of its accompanying blessings. The underlying principles of the teaching you are about to read are profoundly biblical, dazzlingly insightful, and fun to read. After completing each chapter and its real world conversation, I couldn’t wait to get to the next chapter to see how these interrelated concepts came together to paint a full and rich picture, for me and my children, of God’s goodness and of his extravagant gift of marriage and sex. Enjoy!
There is not a parent wouldn’t benefit greatly from this book. Not only will it help you to get your child thinking biblically about sex, it will help you as a parent to do the same. This is a wise, winsome, gospel-soaked and practical manual of how to talk to your kids about sex as you live with them in a world that’s gone sexually insane. Don’t wait, order this book now.
—Paul David Tripp
I have just read Jay Younts’ excellent book Everyday Talk About Sex & Marriage and it is good! It is a one-sitting answer to a challenge every parent will face—telling children about sexuality and marriage.
—Dr. Charles Hodges, Author of Good Mood, Bad Mood