Synopses & Reviews
You know what sex is. You've heard other kids talking about it, and maybe you've heard it talked about on TV. But TV doesn't tell you everything, and you probably still have some questions. That's great because What's the Big Deal? was written to help kids like you, ages 8 to 11, find the answers you need. This book explains the basic facts about sex and related issues such as: * Why God made adults so that they want to have sex * Why God designed sex to be shared only within marriage * What God actually says in the Bible about sex * The amazing changes ahead of you during puberty * How to respond when you feel sexual pressure from friends, TV shows, movies, and magazines Your parents will read this book with you or discuss it with you as you read it on your own. They'll answer any leftover questions you might have and help you understand what a beautiful and exciting gift from God your sexuality is meant to be.
Written for children ages 8-11, What's the Big Deal? helps kids find answers to their questions about sex. It explains the basic facts about sex, why God made adults so they want to have sex, what God says about sex in the Bible, and how to respond when faced with sexual pressure from peers, TV, movies, and magazines.
What's the Big Deal? explains the basic facts about sex for kids ages 8-11.
Experience the joy and peace that come from financial freedom. Kit comes with curriculum, DVD, and much more.
Take the next step in helping build a church congregation whose finances--and lives--are characterized by grace, joy, and freedom as you inspire and equip leaders to launch and lead a year-round stewardship ministry.
This kit includes the Freed-Up Financial Living DVD curriculum, along with many other materials to build your stewardship ministry leaders and volunteers, including:
*The entire six-session Freed-Up Financial Living teaching on an easily implemented DVD that can be used in small groups, individually or in seminars.
*Three copies of the all-new Participant's Guide.
*Teaching notes and tools (downloadable)
*Promotional materials (downloadable)
Plus, Money, Purpose, Joy, a new resource by writer / speaker Matt Bell (also available individually).
About the Author
Brenna B. Jones is a mother whose goals have focused on the nurture and formation of the character of her children. She served as a leader in a Bible study ministry with women for a number of years and now has an active ministry of discipleship and support for women. She has graduate training in biblical and theological studies.
Stan and Brenna are active in teaching about parenting and marriage in their church. They wrote the original versions of the God's Design for Sex series while their three children were young; now they enjoy their three kids as adults as well as the early stages of grandparenting.
Stanton L. Jones, PhD, is a professor of psychology at Wheaton College and also serves as the provost (academic vice president). He directed the development of the college's doctoral program in clinical psychology. In addition to the “God’s Design for Sex Series”, he is the coauthor of “Modern Psychotherapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal”, “Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate”, and Ex-Gays?: A Longitudinal Study of Religously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation. He has contributed many articles to professional journals and to such magazines as Christianity Today.
Stan and Brenna are active in teaching about parenting and marriage in their church. They wrote the original versions of the God's Design for Sex series while their three children were young; now they enjoy their three kids as adults we well as the early stages of grandparenting.