The mystery of sex and marriage: A conversation with Chris Legg

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The mystery of sex and marriage: A conversation with Chris Legg

May 30, 2024 -

Join Dr. Mark Turman, executive director of Denison Forum, for an insightful conversation with Pastor Chris Legg as they discuss biblical and psychological insights on sex and marriage. In this episode, they explore concepts from Chris’s new book, co-authored with his son, Mark, titled ‘Sex and Marriage: Unlocking and Restoring the Power of Sex Through Biblical and Psychological Insight.’ Learn about the sacred nature of sex in marriage, the pitfalls of transactional relationships, and how a healthy, godly perspective can transform marriages. Perfect for couples at any stage, from premarital to the many-year mark, this conversation aims to equip you to think biblically, live beautifully, and serve redemptively.

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  • (02:10): Diving Deep into ‘Sex and Marriage’: A Clarity Conversation
  • (05:44): Exploring the Sacred Mystery of Marriage and Sexuality
  • (18:36): Reclaiming the Garden: The Sacredness of Sex in Marriage
  • (23:45): Paul’s Teaching to the Corinthian Church: A Sacred Mystery Unveiled
  • (30:45): Unpacking Sexual Intimacy and Identity
  • (33:53): The Impact of Stress and Energy on Marital Intimacy
  • (35:53): The Power of Language in Understanding Each Other
  • (37:05): Marriage, Sexuality, and Identity in Biblical Context
  • (40:48): Unveiling the True Essence of Marriage and Sexuality
  • (49:51): Navigating Identity and Sexuality: A Deeper Dive
  • (56:43): Concluding Thoughts on Identity, Freedom, and Grace


About Rev. Chris Legg, LPC-S

Pastor Chris Legg, LPC, and his wife Ginger have been living out the parable of God’s love for His people since 1993 and have been blessed with five great kids. He is the Lead Pastor at South Spring Baptist Church in Tyler, TX and is also the founding owner and clinical director of Alethia Family Counseling Center, which offers counseling, speaking and business consulting.

About Dr. Mark Turman

Dr. Mark Turman is the Executive Director of Denison Forum and Vice President of Denison Ministries. Among his many duties, Turman is most notably the host of The Denison Forum Podcast. He is also the chief strategist for DF Pastors, which equips pastors and church leaders to understand and transform today’s culture.

About Denison Forum

Denison Forum exists to thoughtfully engage the issues of the day from a biblical perspective through The Daily Article email newsletter and podcast, The Denison Forum Podcast, as well as many books and additional resources.

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