Java with Juli
By Authentic Intimacy®
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Juli Slattery sits down with guests over coffee, and you get to join them. We talk about issues many of us walk through around sexuality, relationships, and intimacy with God.
||Clean#213: Sexuality & The Conversations The Church Forgot||Ready or not, the body of Christ needs and wants to have conversations about sex. Are you equipped? On this Java with Juli you’ll meet Mo Isom, a former All-American goalkeeper and the first female to have trained with and tried out for an SEC men’s football team. She’s also the author of Sex, Jesus, and The Conversations the Church Forgot. Listen in as Mo shares how her own story of sexual brokenness and redemption points to the greater gospel of God’s unimaginable love for us. Guest: Mo Isom||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode! #206: Rebel Parenting||Ryan Dobson admits he was a rebellious kid. These days, as a husband and father, he’s a different kind of rebel. On this Father’s Day episode of Java with Juli, Juli sits down with Ryan & Laura Dobson, co-founders of Rebel Parenting. Join us as Ryan also shares how past experiences with his famous father influence his (rebellious) parenting today. Guests: Ryan & Laura Dobson||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#212: Female Friendships Are Complicated||Has a friend ever told you she needs a break from you? Do you make friends fast and lose them quickly? It’s no secret that women enjoy being with other women—it’s how we are designed! But what do healthy female friendships look like? Join us as Juli and her friends tackle tough questions about intimacy and codependency in female friendships. Guests: Dr. Deb Gorton & Laurie Krieg||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#211: Understanding Pornography Addiction||He knows that porn is destroying our marriage… so why can’t he just stop looking? On this Java with Juli, Jonathan Daughtery sits down with Juli to help us understand what’s happening inside the heart of the person who is struggling with a sexual addiction. Grab your java and listen in to a conversation that will help you be more patient with the person in your life who is trapped in sexual sin –even if that person is you. Guest: Jonathan Daughtery Be sure to join us June 12th for a live webinar with Jonathan where we'll tackle your questions about fantasy and masturbation.||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#210: Enjoying Intimacy in Your Golden Years||It’s no secret that aging changes us. Our bodies don’t work the way they used to. Sex doesn’t work the way it used to. What once happened easily is now difficult and awkward. Is it time to close the chapter on sex? Not so fast! Join Juli and her guests as they discuss the physical changes that happen as you age and how you can continue to enjoy intimacy and sex with your spouse. Guests: Dr. Walt & Barb Larimore||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#209: Tradition, Teaching & Women In the Church||Beth Moore recently blogged “A Letter to My Brothers” and flung open the doors to a discussion about women, teaching, and misogyny in the church. In this Java with Juli, Juli and two friends talk about how they’ve handled the tension of being Bible teachers AND being women. Grab your coffee and hear how you can be a part of the conversation about embracing equality as men and women, honoring God’s Word, and confronting church traditions. Guests: Michele Cushatt & Sarah J O’Connor Here is the blog from Beth Moore that Juli refers to in this conversation.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#208: The Forgiveness & Intimacy Link||Have you ever sabotaged a relationship because you think you deserve to be unhappy? Are you bitter toward a spouse who has already apologized? Our innate sense of justice makes it hard to forgive others (especially a husband!) and ourselves. Here's the good news: our forgiveness doesn't diminish God's justice. Join Juli and Linda on this Java with Juli to learn how the forgiveness God offers, and calls us to, actually paves the way for deep intimacy. Guests: Linda Dillow & Yvette Maher||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#207: Making Motherhood Meaningful||Hey moms, do you feel like you’re missing out on life while staying at home with kids? Are you exhausted, unsure of yourself, or worried you’ve already messed this parenting thing up beyond repair? On this very special Java with Juli, you’ll hear words of encouragement from Juli’s mom! As a mother of six, she has wisdom, experience and stories that will encourage your heart to embrace whatever season of motherhood you’re in today. Guest: Mrs. Jo Rybka||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#205: My Husband's Addiction Saved My Life||From the outside they had a perfect Christian family --a happy marriage, jobs in ministry and successful kids. But on the inside, there were secrets. On this Java with Juli, listen to an amazing story of God's redemptive power and healing when a pornography addiction came to light in this "perfect Christian marriage". Guests: Dave & Kirsten Samuel Click here to access the first chapter of Kirsten's book Choosing A Way Out for FREE.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#204: Managing Your Expectations in Marriage||Once I am married I’ll always feel loved. I’ll never be lonely. Sex will be fantastic because I waited. Or … maybe not. What now? Did you marry the wrong person? In this Java with Juli, Juli talks with Jerusha Clark about what to do when your expectations aren’t met, how to find God in the midst of disappointing moments, and how any good marriage takes work. Guest: Jerusha Clark||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#203: Navigating Different Views on Sexuality||Do you know what you believe about sexuality? Can you talk about sexuality with other Christians who believe something different? How do we hold to a biblical worldview without compromising the unity that Christ calls us to with other Christians --even those who disagree with us? In this Java with Juli, Dr. Juli Slattery and Hannah Nitz sit down and get practical about what this looks like in their life and relationships. Guest: Hannah Nitz||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#202: Childhood Trauma and How It Impacts You||Powerful moments and memories from our childhood stick with us. They affect who we become and how we interact with others. If your memories are hurtful or traumatic, you’ve come to the right place. In this Java with Juli, Juli and her guests take a deep dive into trauma to discuss how it impacts us and how you can move toward healing. This conversation will show you how trauma not only occurs in relationships, but also finds healing there. Guests: Debi Grebenik & Jessa Crisp||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#201: Healing From Abuse and Sexual Trafficking||Healing from abuse and sexual trafficking is difficult, but possible. In this Java with Juli, Juli talks with Jessa and John Crisp about Jessa’s story of being sexually trafficked for years, how she eventually got out. and how God has redeemed (and continues to redeem) her story. They discuss the challenges they’ve faced as a couple and how God gives them grace. Guests: Jessa & John Crisp||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#200: Listening So People Will Talk||The call to be a good listener comes straight from Jesus: in order to feel loved, people have to feel heard. Great conversation begins with great listening. On this Java with Juli, join Juli and her guest as they discuss how you can become a better listener. It starts with asking good questions, embracing silence, validating the other's emotions, and refraining from judgment. Guest: Becky Harling||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#199: Sexual Harassment and the Workplace||Sexual harassment in the workplace is all over the news, and it can be challenging to know how to navigate relationships with male colleagues while still advancing your career. In this Java with Juli, Juli takes a deep dive into how you can better approach issues of sexual harassment in the workplace, how to develop professionally (especially if you work in a male dominated industry), and how to find your voice if you've received an unwanted advance. Guests: Amy Stephens and Jacki Kintz||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#105: Out of the Shadows (re-air)||Church should be a safe place. But far too often church is an easy environment for pedophiles and abusers to ruin lives, and destroy the faith of those they prey upon. In this Java with Juli meet two strong survivors of church leadership abuse as they discuss the signs and settings that may put you, or your children, at risk. Guests: Joy Rider & Jo McGuire||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#198: Sharing God's Message for Sexuality||God redeems our sexuality and allows us to share our stories with a hurting world. In this Java with Juli, Juli talks with Sanj Kalra and Hannah Nitz about how we can engage our communities, churches, and world with the truth of God’s design for intimacy. Guests: Sanj Kalra & Hannah Nitz||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#197: A Pornography Addiction in our Marriage||On this episode, Juli talks with Sanj and Kay Kalra about the way that pornography addiction negatively affected their marriage for years, how they found Christ in the midst of their brokenness, the hope they have for their future, and how other couples can experience ultimate joy in Christ. Guests: Sanj and Kay Kalra||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#196: Public Me vs. Private Me||What things in your life do you try really hard to hide? If my friends knew that I’m struggling with big temptations If people ever found out that I’ve had an abortion If people really knew how bad my marriage is Honestly, we are all hypocrites at some level. And the more visible we are in our Christian circles, the more we feel that there are certain things we can never admit out loud. So we don’t tell anyone, and tell ourselves that we can handle it on our own. But we don’t heal in secret. Join Dr. Juli Slattery and learn how God is glorified when we’re ready to admit that we just don’t have it all together.||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#195: Finding Your Confidence||Who do you think you are? Do you think you’re brave? Do you think you’re creative? “I love to encourage other women to stop apologizing for who we are; To stop apologizing for what has happened to us, or who we’ve become or who we are not and, especially, to stop apologizing for being smart.” On this Java with Juli, Juli has coffee with author Tricia Lott Williford and talks about having the discernment to know when to speak, when to be silent, and the courage to do either one… even when it’s hard. Guest: Tricia Lott Williford||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#194: Enjoying Date Nights With Your Spouse||Regardless of how long you’ve been married, date nights are still important! On today’s Java with Juli, Juli talks with Dr. Greg and Erin Smalley on how to make time for dates, how to initiate good communication (and topics to avoid while on a date!) and the importance of reconnecting regularly away from your home and kids. Dr. Greg & Erin Smalley Thank you to our sponsor, Komae! With Komae, you can exchange free babysitting with your trusted friends. What a great way to have a date night without having to pay a sitter! Make sure to use our coupon code JAVAWITHJULI50 for a premium upgrade.||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#193: Loving Your Husband Well||How do you respect your husband when you don't respect his behavior? Are you trying to change your good husband into a perfect husband? On today's Java with Juli, Juli and her guest, Gary Thomas, discuss how new research in neuroscience supports the difference in men and women, how this information can change the way you view your role as wife, and how you can use it to love your husband well (yes, even better than you already do). Grab your coffee and listen in. Guest: Gary Thomas||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#192: Engaging in Restorative Relationships||We are wounded in relationships with others, and it only makes sense that relationships are also where our healing will take place. When walking through hardship, it's not enough to read a book or see a counselor. We need someone who will lean into our pain, instead of leaning away. On this Java with Juli, join Juli, Linda, and Hannah to learn how to walk through difficult times with others and love them well. Guests: Linda Dillow & Hannah Nitz||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#191: Understanding Your Teenager's Brain||Modern science has allowed us to see exactly what is going on inside the adolescent brain, and what we see can help YOU be a better parent! Instead of a time to “hang on for dear life,” Juli’s guest shares how these years are an opportunity to shape the incredible organ that is still developing inside your teenager’s skull. Join Dr. Juli Slattery and Jerusha Clark as they discuss when to “lean in” or “let go” in your relationship with your teen. Guest: Jerusha Clark||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#190: Practical Ways to Love Your Husband||You have great influence in your husband's life. In your unique position, you can either tear him down or build him up. Join Dr. Juli Slattery as she talks with Erin Smalley on how you can better understand your husband's needs (and they aren't just sex or food!) and practical ways you can strengthen your marriage. Guest: Erin Smalley||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Unleashing the Power of Woman (re-air)||What’s the difference between having power or being controlling in marriage? How do you have influence without also being manipulative? In this Java with Juli, join Juli, Linda, and Hannah as they each share how they have struggled to figure out what the power of femininity looks like within a Christian marriage. Guests: Linda Dillow and Hannah Nitz||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#189: Loving Your Real Life||As soon as my kids are in school… If only my husband could get that promotion… When I lose these last 10 pounds… We all have a list of things we’re going to do as soon as it seems to be a better time. But TODAY is God’s gift to you. How do you find contentment and joy in your actual life, today? Join us to find out! Guest: Alex Kuykendall||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#188: Meet the Women of Christmas||Do you believe that God uses women in beautiful, meaningful and pivotal ways? On this Java with Juli, meet Elizabeth, Mary and Anna; three women who, in the midst of their brokenness, were part of God’s wondrous to plan give us the gift of Jesus. Grab your favorite holiday mug, sit back and experience the Christmas story through the eyes of these three courageous women. Guest: Liz Curtis Higgs||12/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#187: Grace for the Bad (and Not-So-Bad) Girl||“You can’t out sin the grace of God.” That’s a bold statement from our guest Liz Curtis Higgs, author of the best-selling series “Bad Girls of the Bible”. Do you see yourself as a bad girl? Or, maybe you’re not that bad? Bad girl or not-so-bad, we all need Jesus. Join Juli and Liz for an invitation to embrace His grace this Christmas season. Guest: Liz Curtis Higgs||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#132: Honest Answers to Your Questions about Sex||At Authentic Intimacy, we love hearing from women. We love answering your questions, and teaching you how to hear from God through his Word and through his Spirit. On this Java with Juli, Dr. Juli Slattery and Linda Dillow address questions about sex in marriage, confessing sexual sin, and dealing with brokenness in your past. Grab your latte, pull up a chair and join us for a candid conversation at the coffee shop.||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#117: How Your Sex Life Is Connected to Your Spiritual Life||One 2nd Century theologian wrote, “We know that when a couple has sexual intercourse the Holy Spirit leaves the room.” You might agree –and you may not even be sure you'd want Him there! After all, is there any time you’re feeling less spiritual than we you’re having sex? But actually, it’s just the opposite. Join Juli, Linda and Hannah on this episode of Java with Juli as they talk about why sex in marriage is not only beautiful, it’s holy.||5/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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