Delivering brutally frank, no-holds-barred advice about sex, this persuasive Bible-based guide teaches teenagers about the consequences of premarital sex, discusses taboo subjects, describes the risk of physical disease and emotional turmoil---and trumpets the benefits of abstinence. Features biblical definitions and examples, personal testimonies, medical facts, practical suggestions, encouragement, and real-life letters from teens. 142 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 142 Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties Publication Date: 2002 Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0310249716 ISBN-13: 9780310249719 Availability: In Stock Series:invert
'If I only had known what could happen, I would have made a different choice!!!' A decade in a crisis pregnancy center, counseling both Christian and non-Christian teens...speaking to millions of students through the years...counseling and answering the letters of thousands of teens...Pam Stenzel has heard this statement over and over and over again. From kids like you. Sex Has a Price Tag rejoices that, indeed, sex is glorious. Sex is God-given. But sex outside of God's boundary is behavior that has far-reaching consequences. Outside a monogamous marriage it has a price tag of incalculable costs. Here are real testimonies, encouragement, and advice about: abstinence vs consequences Biblical definitions and examples physical diseases and emotional disaster examination of urges taboo subjects including masturbation advice on where to go for help avoiding sexual activity and awkward situations dealing with friends, parents...and your self-respect Sex Has a Price Tag is brutally frank but totally sympathetic, written to girls and guys. Here are searing personal testimonies, medical stats, and practical solutions; encouragement in the form of Biblical examples, support and networking options, innovative alternatives to dating situations, and creating journaling. There are sources and links for seeking help. Sex Has a Price Tag is life-affirming, and is a life-saver.
Pam Stenzel is an internationally respected expert on sex, love, and relationships. With an M.A. in counseling psychology, she possesses an in-depth understanding of the perils that young people face as they make adult choices. Pam is an in-demand communicator who has appeared on numerous national television and radio programs, including the Hannity and Colmes Show, the Sean Hannity show, The Dr. Laura Show, The 700 Club, and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher. The founder of Enlighten Communications, Inc., she is the award-winning creator of a number of videos on the subjects of sex, abstinence, and relational issues for teens. Her books include the recent Sex Has a Price Tag. Pam travels nationally and internationally, speaking to over 500,000 teens annually. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.