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Preaching to the Sexually Hurting - Episode 3

Every week God gives us opportunities to help those affected by porn, abortion, rape, casual sex, a sexless marriage, same-sex attraction, or childhood sexual abuse. But often we fall short. Sadly, our response causes more harm.
Today on the Coaching Christian Leaders podcast we will meet Dr. Sam Serio. Dr. Serio is the author of the book, Sensitive Preaching to the Sexually Hurting. He will share with us his insights on how to help those who have been sexually wounded.

Dr. Serio shared:

  • His Ministry Journey. 00:51
  • How his Ministry changed. 2:51
  • Seven types of sexual hurt. 4:03
  • The scope of the problem 6:57
  • God’s way of helping is superior to the world’s way. 9:22
  • The need to be sensitive on Mother’s Day of Father’s Day. 13:08
  • How you should be careful as you teach forgiveness. 14:07
  • How to communicate more effectively to the sexually hurting. 18:50
  • The consequences of and how to help a sexless marriage. 20:40
  • When the pastor is the one with the sexual hurt. 25:30
  • An overview of his counseling services. 28:00
  • His final thoughts 30:32


His Book: Sensitive Preaching to the Sexually Hurting
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Closing Thoughts

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