MIDDLE SCHOOL

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BOOKS + PODCASTS

A collection of books and podcasts that have helped shape the framework from which we help students understand God's view for their lives in the area of relationships, sex and sexuality.

Written by Dave Lomas, pastor of Reality San Francisco, about finding your identity in Christ

Dr. David Benner's short, yet transformative book

on how to know yourself

A must-have manual on the topic of dating and relationships

Jon Tyson's short book on influencing culture is a helpful framework on how to live as followers of Jesus in our age.

Christians who are confused by the homosexuality debate raging in the US are looking for resources that are based solidly on a deep study of what Scripture says about the issue. In People to Be Loved, Preston Sprinkle challenges those on all sides of the debate to consider what the Bible says and how we should approach the topic of homosexuality in light of it.

A series of podcasts by Bridgetown Church from their conference on what sexuality means as followers of Jesus

VIDEO CONTENT

Here are the two videos we showed the students regarding sex + sexuality. 

A three minute video on how the biblical definition of sex actually brings more depth, joy, and beauty than the world's definition

This video shows a brief framework of how we have arrived at our traditional view of marriage (marriage is between one man and one woman).

HELPFUL WEBSITES

A website devoted to equipping churches and families deal with issues related to faith, sex, and gender

This resource's mission is to “prevail over sex and porn addiction through awareness, prevention, and recovery.”

A practical tool to help those struggling with pornography

SMALL GROUP CONTENT

This is the packet our leaders received to help them guide students through a discussion on relationships, sex and sexuality.

PARENT GUIDES

Helpful guides on popular apps, websites and common teen issues.

Found via axis.org

A overview of what sexting is, how common it is and how parents can help manage and fight against it.

An overview of this popular app and how teens are using it.

DEPRESSION

An overview of depression and anxiety and how teens are handling it