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Heaven In Your Home

Jul 24, 2023

Let’s lean in and glean wisdom from pioneers in sexual discipleship, Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner. The Penners offer both theologically sound and practical wisdom on sexuality, pleasure, desire and growing a thriving sex life throughout your marriage. In today’s conversation we talk about:

  • Importance of education, understanding and communication

  • Creating a marvelous sex life

  • Intentionality and keeping your sex life alive through the seasons and stages of marriage

  • Healing and growing from shame and feeling “shut down” and disconnected from desire and sexuality

  • Finding the sweet spot in your marriage to build connection and a thriving sex life.


About Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner:

The Penners are best known for their pioneer work in encouraging people of all faiths to connect their sexuality with their belief system ─ helping them embrace sex as good and of God. Clifford is a licensed clinical psychologist, received a B.A. from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, earned an M.A. in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and holds a Ph.D. from Fuller’s Graduate School of Psychology. Joyce is a registered nurse and clinical nurse specialist, holds a B.S. in nursing from the University of Washington. Her master’s degree in psychosomatic nursing and nursing education is from UCLA. They work together as a team to counsel, teach and train.

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Resources Mentioned:

Getting Your Sex Life Off to a Great Start by Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner

Enjoy!: The Gift of Sexual Pleasure for Women by Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner

The Married Guy's Guide to Great Sex by Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner

Restoring the Pleasure by Dr. Clifford and Joyce Penner

Sex Facts for the Family by Joyce and Cliff Pennerby Dr. Clifordf and Joyce Penner

Healthy Sexuality Parent Guide

You’re Invited:

Keep learning with Francie! Join the Discipleship Circle group mentorship. This is a SWEET community of women, connected with the purpose of seeking God’s heart for their reclaiming a redeemed view of sex and sexuality. Inside the circle, we will explore and discover the good news about God’s heart for sex. Learn more here: Discipleship Circle


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