84. Dr. Juli Slattery – God’s Great Design for Sexuality
Welcome to Episode #84 of the Red Ink Revival Leadership Podcast. Today’s conversation is with Dr. Juli Slattery.
Dr. Slattery is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and the president/co-founder of Authentic Intimacy. She earned her college degree at Wheaton College, an MA in psychology from Biola University, and an MS and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Slattery served at Focus on the Family writing, teaching, and co-hosting the Focus on the Family Broadcast. She left Focus on the Family to start Authentic Intimacy, a ministry devoted to reclaiming God’s design for sexuality. Dr. Slattery launched SexualDiscipleship.com, a platform designed to help Christian leaders navigate sexual issues and questions with gospel-centered truth. She is the author of ten books and host of the weekly podcast “Java with Juli.” Juli and her husband Mike are the parents of 3 sons; they live in Akron, Ohio.
Our conversation takes us to…
How Juli came to faith in Christ.
Why she became a clinical psychologist.
Her heart to redeem God’s design for sexuality.
Managing conversations around gender, sexuality, pronouns, orientations, and identities.
What the purpose of sex actually is.
How when we get the purpose of sex wrong, we get so many other things wrong as well.
How sex and sexuality reveal deeper things within our hearts and souls.
The importance of remaining sex positive while pursuing sexual integrity.
What sin is and the broader understanding of sin in the context of sexuality.
Whether LGBTQ+ a “sin” matter, and how to best approach the topic in relationships.
How to navigate marriages with sexual incongruence.
Where to find help if there is sexual conflict in marriage.
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Edited and produced by Evan (Emac) McAlister.