Intersecting Faith and Family – Sexuality and Gender

On November 2, 2018 Children’s Ministry Director Lisa Updike and Youth Pastor John Kidd hosted a parenting seminar on sexuality and gender. Below are a few resources for you to consider as you seek to shepherd your children in the home and wrestle with decisions concerning talking to your children about sexuality and gender.

Parent seminar recording:
Click HERE for Lisa speaking on how to talk to kids about sexuality and sex.

Click HERE for John speaking on gender identity.
For resources on talking with your teens about gender identity click HERE.

Books for Children:
God’s Design for Sex, Book 1 – The Story of Me, by Brenna and Stan Jones
God Made All of Me; a Book to Help Children Protect Their Bodies, by Justin and Lindsey Holcomb
Good Pictures Bad Pictures; Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids, by Kristen Jenson and Gail Poyner
Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr., by Kristen Jenson

One copy of each of these books are available to borrow from Lisa Updike. Contact her for more informaiton: [email protected]

Books for Adults:
The Focus on the Family Guide to Talking with your Kids About Sex: Honest Answers for Every Ageby J. Thomas Fitch and David Davis
Anchoring Your Child to God’s Truth in a Gender-Confused Culture, by Dr. Gary Yagel
How to Talk Confidently With Your Child About Sex, by Lenore Buth

Online Articles: on Gender Confusion
Focus on the on Teaching Your Children Healthy Sexuality: How to Start Early

Notes from Mrs. Updike:
The Talk – Talking to Kids about Sexuality: What do I Say and When?
The Talk – Talking to Kids about Sexuality