Do we need to break up because we sinned?

Question: Hello, My girlfriend and I, are both Christians. and we consider our relationship to be serious because our ultimate goal is to get married. We have been in the relationship for over 2 years, and everything was great as a Christian couple, but a few months ago we started indulging phone sex/sexting. We understand…

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How far can you go with your girlfriend in regards to intimacy?

Question: Hi Jeff, How far can you go with your girlfriend in regards to intimacy? Answer: Let’s start with what most people would agree would be going too far: sexual intercourse or fornication. Sexual acts outside of marriage are sinful and are covered under the word “fornication.” In Greek, the word is porneia. It is…

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I recently discovered that my daughter is sexting with a boy

Question: I am a Christian. I just found out that my daughter, who is also a Christian and almost 19 years old, is sexting.  I found very sexually explicit emails between her and a boy who is supposed to be a Christian as well. This happened a couple of years ago and the boy’s parents…

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I appreciate your definition of course jesting

Question: I read your definition and explanation of coarse jesting on Google, and I appreciate it. It helped me to understand the term better in the context in which it is written in Ephesians 5:4. Thanks for your input. Answer: Happy to be of service.

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I’ve been struggling with being sexually pure

Question: I am a 27-year-old Christian virgin male who wants to wait for marriage for sex. I have struggled with maintaining sexual purity, however. I have struggled and been addicted to porn off and on since I was maybe 12 years old. I remember the first time I ever masturbated to completion, I felt so…

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How do we avoid the temptation to have sex?

Question: I am 23 years of age and a college student. I have been in a relationship for over a year now. My motive for being in the relationship is to be with my partner now and stay with her until God blesses us to marry. My problem is how do I handle my sexual…

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Is it wrong to talk about sexual things before we are married?

Question: My girlfriend and I have had a long-distance relationship for a while we really love each other. With God’s help and guidance, we plan on getting married in the future. But we occasionally like to talk about kissing and other related activities. We were feeling confident with each other and we even talked about…

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The bishop at my church has been sexually harassing my wife

Question: Dear Minister, I came across your website, and really like your level of maturity in the way you are advising men in such intricate cases. First, please explain to me what was the context of I Corinthians 7:1? Secondly, my bishop, for a long time has maintained coarse jesting with women in our assembly.…

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