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The Purpose of Sex

“Sex. I don’t think we’re talking about it enough.” This is how Mo Isom begins her life-changing book Sex, Jesus, and the Conversations the Church Forgot. This line hooked me, which led me to take this book with me on vacation.

I have never heard sex discussed this way. It opened my eyes to so much about a topic that everyone thinks they know everything about.

I knew I had to have her on the show.

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Mo Isom Aiken is a popular blogger, a national speaker, and the New York Times bestselling author of Wreck My Life. A former All-American goalkeeper for the Louisiana State University soccer team, she has been featured in Sports Illustrated and has appeared on ESPN SportsCenter Top-10 Plays, Ellen, ESPN, CBS, The 700 Club, and countless other platforms.

Mo is married to her husband Jeremiah and together they have 4 beautiful children.

Mo Isom

In this episode we covered…
  • What made Mo write the book Sex, Jesus and The Conversations The Church Forgot
  • The purpose of sex
  • How the church gets left out of the conversation about sex
  • Why God doesn’t solely want just your virginity
  • Where Mo recommends we begin the process of healing from unworthiness
  • The advice she has for someone who wants to intentionally reframe their view of sex to God’s way
  • Encouragement for single men and women who are abstaining from sex until marriage but are finding it hard to find someone willing to wait
  • What Mo believes couples should discuss that will help them be prepared for the inevitable sexual temptation that will present itself
  • Mo’s experience with sex after marriage and how she and her husband, Jeremiah, navigated through those challenges
  • How the church can begin to shift its approach on sex and assume its place at the forefront of the conversation

Want More?

If you enjoyed this episode, then you may also enjoy the episode of the show about the purpose of marriage or this episode detailing how to show up in any situation as yourself.

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Instagram: @moisom or @5thwheelmission

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