This is Part 4 of a 4 week series on Healthy Sexuality
Week 1: Our bodies – God’s image
Week 2: (Pro)Creative intimacy
Week 3: Healthy sex: Drawing the line(s)
Texts: John 17, 1 John 4, Revelation 21,22
Speaker: Joel Miller
There’s a beautiful scene in the movie “The Motorcycle Diaries.” It takes place in a small hut of a leper colony in Peru, along the banks of the Amazon River. The film is about the young Che Guevara in his early twenties when he was a medical student, before he became a revolutionary. The story is based on the journal he kept on this trek he and his friend took up through South America. One of the dynamics of the film is that the more he encounters the people of the land, their struggles, the more impassioned he becomes on their behalf. This scene is a tender moment after he has been informed that a young woman, Silvia, is refusing to get a surgery that would save her life. He finds Sylvia in the small hut, sits beside her bed, and begins talking with her. She tells him that life is too much pain and she wants to...