We are swiftly becoming a people whose relational tastes are as varied as cereal brands in the grocery store. The LGBT movement lobbies for marriage equality; Fundamentalist Mormons have Polygamy; We have the "moral" majority of conservative Evangelicals promoting traditional family values; The pornography industry runs rampant; Swingers, Polyamorous relationships have been added to the mix; Friends-with-benefits, and on and onthe list is endless. What was once viewed as the norm is now simply one option among many. Sexual intimacy has been turned into recreational sex and genital entertainment. Marital commitment is entered into based on sentimental "love" at best. Gender has become an emotional preference. To make matters worse, sexual intimacy is seen as a necessary evilsolely intended for procreation. Marital commitment is discardable at will, and gender inequality is more than a myth. Patriarchal/paternal dominance is so palpable globally that it goes unnoticed. Is this what God designed, intended, or wills? Or did God have something greater planned for humanity when He created us? Welcome to Sex-U-ology: an exploration and examination of the image of God.
J. A. O'Rourke lives with the love of his life, Melissa Gail, and is the proud father of Abrielle Joy. He is currently Chaplain for the Emergency Department and the Neurological Intensive Care Unit of Florida Hospital, Orlando. He is a 12 year military veteran. He graduated with his B.A. in Theology from Oakwood University, and his masters of Divinity from Andrews University.