The illusion of sexual freedom has only made true intimacy more elusive for our culture. It’s time for the church to take the lead in this area! Chris Brooks talks with Dr. Juli Slattery who may well be this generation’s leading expert on genuine intimacy. She will challenge us to change our thinking about sexuality so the Church can become a safe place for help and healing.
Dr. Juli Slattery is a recognized expert in the integration of Biblical truth and sexuality. She is a clinical psychologist, author, and speaker, with over 25 years of experience counseling and teaching women. Dr. Slattery holds degrees in psychology from Wheaton College, Biola University, and Florida Institute of Technology. The former co-host of the Focus on the Family Broadcast, Dr. Slattery co-founded Authentic Intimacy with Linda Dillow in 2012. She now hosts a weekly podcast called Java with Juli and is a member of the board of trustees at Moody Bible Institute. Her books include Pulling Back the Shades, Passion Pursuit, Beyond the Masquerade, Finding the Hero in Your Husband, Sex and the Single Girl, and No More Headaches.
Dr. Slattery and her husband, Mike, have been married since 1994 and have three sons
Chris Brooks is the Teaching Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, and Sophia.