It was unanimous that they thought it was helpful and shared some of the stuff they learned.” Sadly, Stanley’s new book does little to ease the bubbling concerns of faithful Christians listening to the Georgia pastor’s provocative sermons and statements coupled with questionable silence on unorthodox teachings. Tozer, an Evangelical thinker and teacher, wrote, “He believes it, but he doesn’t teach it, and what you don’t believe strongly enough to teach doesn’t do you any good.” Nor does it do his readers any good, I might add.
(If you have not yet read Alexander Griswold’s exposé “Andy Stanley’s Troubling New Sermon,” I urge you to do so.) While Stanley does not blatantly deviate from historic Christian teaching on the subjects discussed (in the book, at least), he does little to define or defend their divine purpose within its pages.
But that doesn't mean you need it any less than other things that bring joy, satisfaction and better emotional and physical health.
"Sex gets blood flowing, which brings nutrients to all parts of your body and eliminates waste.
I’m grateful that Stanley tackles other tough issues like sexual purity before marriage and how to explain biblical submission to our friends.
During the interview, Merritt asked Stanley why he did not address the LGBT community in .
We might expect an Evangelical pastor’s answer to explain that he did not address this community because LGBT lifestyles do not fit the parameters of marriage as God defined it. “I met with about 13 of our [church’s] attenders who are a part of the LGBT community…
Heart pumping, deep breathing—it's all good for you," says Carmella Sebastian, MD, a women's wellness and sexuality expert. Truth: Repeat after us: Enjoying sex isn't about how you look, but how you "You can have inner confidence at any weight," says Mc Grath.
That said, if you're not feeling your best, go for a brisk, 30-minute walk with your partner rather than have another helping of pasta at dinner.