The Flip Side Episode 4 / 66 addresses the topic of shame as it relates to the question of, “What does God think of me when He looks at me?”
Episode 3 / 65 covers a question from the mailbag about lust vs. attraction. Noah talks about the Enneagram and a new book released this week by his friends Clare and Scott Loughrige, along with Adele and Doug Calhoun, Spiritual Rhythms for the Enneagram: A Handbook for Harmony and Transformation. Noah’s rant covers all the ways the map app will drive you bonkers, including talking to you while using a public restroom.
It’s a line often heard in well-intentioned lessons on sexual purity:God created sex. It’s His. Pornography and premarital sex are just distortions of what God made that is good: sex within marriage. Those sexual desires you feel are good, you just need to channel them into marriage. (Or as often said, “toward your wife.”) All of the above is true and I have taught most of it myself in bits and pieces. But there are some major shortfalls to this type of teaching and mindset.
For Lent this year, my wife and I are giving an equal amount of money to World Relief any time we spend money on a non-essential item for ourselves or our kids. Will you join us?
Episode 2 / 64 covers why Lent is awesome, using Lent to help the most vulnerable this year (and if you’d like to get involved). The mailbag brings a question about masturbation, and Noah’s Rant targets the Folgers Cafe at the local Marathon gas station.
Ellen Page was in the news recently criticizing Chris Pratt’s attendance at a Hillsong affiliated church and their LGBT stance.