What makes for a good neighbor? As we enter the season of backyard parties and impromptu conversations with neighbors, Pastor Doug Rowland helps us learn how to BLESS those that live next to us. Listen in to this prepared devotional with Pastor Doug as he takes us to the story of the Good Samaritan to help us be that good neighbor in our neighborhood!
How do the pillars of God’s love help us have the right perspective of sexual intimacy in marriage? What role does faithfulness play in experiencing intimacy? Dr. Juli Slattery addresses these questions and more as she helps couples navigate God’s design for the sexual relationship in marriage. Listen in to hear Juli clarify God’s good desire for you as a couple in this vital part of your married life.
Doug Rowland is the lead Pastor of Rock Island Bible Church. Doug and his wife Kristin have been married for 11 years and even since their dating years have been serving in ministry together. They moved to Rock Island to live out their calling as sent people to the West End neighborhood, helping to establish Rock Island Bible Church in 2018. Doug received his B.A. in History and Comparatives Religious Studies at Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006 and a Masters degree (MDiv) from Denver Seminary in 2009.
Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker and the president/co-founder of Authentic Intimacy. Juli earned her college degree at Wheaton College, an MA in psychology from Biola University, and an MS and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. From 2008-2012, Dr. Slattery served at Focus on the Family writing, teaching, and co-hosting the Focus on the Family broadcast. In 2012, she left Focus on the Family to start Authentic Intimacy, a ministry devoted to reclaiming God’s design for sexuality. In 2020, Juli launched SexualDiscipleship.com, a platform designed to help Christian leaders navigate sexual issues and questions with gospel-centered truth. Juli is the author of ten books and host of the weekly podcast “Java with Juli.” Juli and her husband Mike are the parents of 3 sons; they live in Akron, Ohio.