Facing the Facts, (#04 in God's Design For Sex Series)
One Million Copies Sold in Series Christian Book Award: ECPA Medallion of Excellence Puberty marks the beginning of significant changes in a child's relationships with parents and the opposite sex. It's an exciting but often stressful time as a...
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One Million Copies Sold in Series
Christian Book Award: ECPA Medallion of Excellence
Puberty marks the beginning of significant changes in a child's relationships with parents and the opposite sex. It's an exciting but often stressful time as a child transitions to adulthood. Facing the Facts gives children the information needed to understand exactly what's happening to their bodies during the years ahead and why God planned it to happen just that way. They'll learn about How girls' and boys' bodies change, both inside and out Exactly how a woman gets pregnant and gives birth Why God wants you to save sex for marriage Love, dating, and how relationships mature Now revised and updated with An introduction to differing views on sex based on worldview More thorough material on Christian morality and the broader theological meaning of sex as appropriate for a young person Chapters on masturbation, sexual addiction, gender identity, and same-sex love
Brenna Jones has graduate training in biblical and theological studies and leads an active ministry of discipleship and support for women. She is married to psychologist and author Stan Jones, and they have three adult children.
Stanton L. Jones (Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Arizona State University) is provost and professor of psychology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. During his tenure as chair of the psychology department (1984-1996), he led the development of Wheaton's Doctor of Psychology program in clinical psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and served on the Council of Representatives, the central governing body of the APA, representing the Psychology of Religion division from 1999 to 2001.
In 1994 he was named a Research Fellow of the Evangelical Scholars Program of the Pew Foundation. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Divinity School of the University of Cambridge and a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, for the 1995-1996 academic year. Jones authored the lead article, "Religion and Psychology," for the Encyclopedia of Psychology, jointly published in 2000 by the American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press.
Jones has also written, with his wife, Brenna, a five-book series on sex education in the Christian family called God's Design for Sex. He is also the co-author of Modern Psychotherapies (with Richard E. Butman) and Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate and Ex-gays? :A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation (with Mark A. Yarhouse) and editor of Psychology and Christianity: Five Views. He has published many other professional and popular articles and chapters.