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Biblical Perspective for a Fuller Marriage and Extraordinary Sex! Most married couples want more for their marriage, especially when it comes to sex. Intimate Covenant offers biblical teaching and resources to help achieve oneness with your spouse, resulting in a fuller relationship and an extraordinary sex life. Warning: We cover necessary and important topics about the marriage relationship and sex. We use frank language without being crude or crass. Our approach is biblical and wholesome, but not intended for singles — especially not for children.

Biblical Perspective for a Fuller Marriage and Extraordinary Sex! Most married couples want more for their marriage, especially when it comes to sex. Intimate Covenant offers biblical teaching and resources to help achieve oneness with your spouse, resulting in a fuller relationship and an extraordinary sex life. Warning: We cover necessary and important topics about the marriage relationship and sex. We use frank language without being crude or crass. Our approach is biblical and wholesome, but not intended for singles — especially not for children.

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Biblical Perspective for a Fuller Marriage and Extraordinary Sex! Most married couples want more for their marriage, especially when it comes to sex. Intimate Covenant offers biblical teaching and resources to help achieve oneness with your spouse, resulting in a fuller relationship and an extraordinary sex life. Warning: We cover necessary and important topics about the marriage relationship and sex. We use frank language without being crude or crass. Our approach is biblical and wholesome, but not intended for singles — especially not for children.

Language:

English


Episodes

77: Is It OK To Have Sex During Her Period?

1/24/2022
In this episode, Matt and Jenn discuss period sex -- is it biblical? is it healthy? why would I want to? are there ways to make it easier? Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching end of January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send...

Duration:00:46:32

76: Does My Spouse Owe Me Sex? (1 Corinthians 7:1-5)

1/17/2022
In this episode, Matt & Jenn discuss the oft quoted Bible passage 1 Corinthians 7:1-5 and whether this scripture gives a spouse the right to demand sex from his/her spouse. Come and Meet Us In-Person: Louisville, KY — March 4 & 5: DESIRING an Intimate Covenant, marriage seminar. Details and register here: www.iclou.fun Louisville, KY — March 5: God’s Plan for Singleness & Sexuality, all singles aged high school and older. Register by emailing: kmberthold@gmail.com Tampa, FL — March 26:...

Duration:00:46:40

75: Choreplay

1/10/2022
In this episode, Matt & Jenn discuss the concept of a husband helping with household chores to win sexual favors from his wife, a.k.a. "choreplay." Is this a fun, win-win idea? What are the dangers of this transactional approach to sex? Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and...

Duration:00:43:37

74: State of the Covenant

1/3/2022
In this episode, Matt & Jenn share their method of critically assessing the state of their own marital intimacy and some tips on how to have the conversation about setting goals for better connection. We took our own “State of the Covenant” conversation and created a detailed form with conversation starters and a step-by-step breakdown of the process that we use to regularly assess our relationship status and to set intimacy-building goals. We've organized our conversation and the form...

Duration:00:42:11

73: Live Q&A -- including overcoming physical limitations, lack of attraction, and strong opinions...

12/27/2021
This episode includes segments of a live Q&A session from a recent seminar held in Columbus, Indiana. Matt & Jenn tackle the following questions: Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send...

Duration:00:32:45

72: Live Q&A, part 1 -- including birth control, feeling undesired, and more...

12/20/2021
This episode includes segments of a live Q&A session from a recent seminar held in Columbus, Indiana. Matt & Jenn tackle the following questions: More Q&A next week... Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS...

Duration:00:33:05

71: Fighting Fair

12/13/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn challenge you to "embrace conflict" and offer some ground rules on "fighting fair" in your marriage. Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members Join us in Louisville, KY on March 4-5, 2022 for a Marriage Seminar -- "DESIRING an Intimate Covenant." For more details and to register, click the link: www.iclou.fun To send your comments, questions and...

Duration:00:49:28

70: Sexy Gift Giving

12/6/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn offer advice for sexual pursuers and responders when giving and receiving sexy gifts. Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email:...

Duration:00:43:40

69: Sex Positions

11/29/2021
In this episode (#69), Matt and Jenn discuss sex positions (for no obvious reason). Is it important to learn new things in bed? What meanings do different positions have? We referenced these helpful resources: To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and...

Duration:00:40:11

68: Keep Scrooge Out of the Bedroom

11/22/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn discuss how to keep your relationship and your sex life from freezing over during the busy holiday season. Announcing Covenant Club! -- launching January 2022. Sign up during prelaunch and get the first three months for FREE! www.intimatecovenant.com/members To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email:...

Duration:00:44:03

67: New Moves

11/15/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn share an excerpt from a session of the 2021 Retreat, titled, "Submitting to one another -- do I know what my spouse really needs?" Learn new moves to help transform conflict into opportunities for growth and connection. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email:...

Duration:00:39:20

66: Encouraging Spiritual Leadership

11/8/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn continue last week's discussion about encouraging husbands to be leaders by specifically addressing spiritual leadership in the home. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Join the Covenant Club — our new online community for covenant-focused married couples!...

Duration:00:50:19

65: How Do I Encourage My Husband To Be A Leader?

11/1/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn answer a listener question from a wife who wants to know how she can encourage her husband to be a better leader and more engaged in the relationship. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and subscribing! Cherishing, Matt &...

Duration:00:44:33

64: Eye Contact

10/25/2021
In this episode, Matt and Jenn answer a listener question about making eye contact during sex. We'll also discuss ways to use eye contact to enhance emotional and sexual pleasure using eye contact. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and...

Duration:00:45:31

63: Retreat Q&A, part 2 (hygiene, sex aversion, sexual trauma, striving w/o pressuring)

10/18/2021
In this episode, Matt & Jenn share segments from the 2021 Annual Marriage Retreat Q&A session, recorded with a live audience. We tackle topics including sexy hygiene, dealing with aversion to the sex act, overcoming sexual trauma, and how to "keep striving" without pressuring. We also want to recognize our Retreat sponsors again. THANK YOU! Married Dance — marrieddance.com Websites that Sell — websitesthatsell.com Ghost Sherpa — ghostsherpa.com InfiniteMoon —...

Duration:00:44:08

62: Retreat Q&A, part 1 (sex toys, Skype sex, pornography)

10/11/2021
This episode is an excerpt from a LIVE recording at the 2021 Intimate Covenant Annual Marriage Retreat in Houston, TX. Matt & Jenn field questions about recommendations for sex toys, using Skype sex when couples are apart and how to begin the journey to healing after betrayal by pornography addiction. Thank you to these incredible companies that supported our 2021 Retreat: Married Dance — marrieddance.com Websites That Sell — websitesthatsell.com Ghost Sherpa —...

Duration:00:37:38

61: Common Barriers To Sex, part 3 (work, travel, separate bedtimes)

10/4/2021
In this episode Matt & Jenn complete their series on overcoming common barriers to sex with discussion about work, travel (physical separation) and separate bedtimes. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Contact the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and subscribing! Cherishing, Matt & Jenn PS — If you are...

Duration:00:40:41

60: Common Barriers To Sex, part 2 (health, screens, humor)

9/27/2021
In this episode, Matt and Jenn discuss overcoming some more barriers to sex -- health, aging, screens and humor. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and subscribing! Cherishing, Matt & Jenn PS — If you are interested in bringing Matt & Jenn to your church or...

Duration:00:38:14

59: Common Barriers To Sex, part 1 (kids)

9/20/2021
In this episode, Matt and Jenn discuss how to deal with one of the most challenging barriers to sex ...kids. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and subscribing! Cherishing, Matt & Jenn PS — If you are interested in bringing Matt & Jenn to your church or...

Duration:00:42:59

58: Marriage Bed Mind-Reading

9/13/2021
In this episode, Matt and Jenn discuss the pitfalls of expecting our spouse to be a mind-reader and how to avoid the fight over sexual rejection. To send your comments, questions and suggestions, go to our website: www.intimatecovenant.com/podcast and click on the button: “Connect with the Podcast” for an ANONYMOUS submission form. Or, send an email: podcast@intimatecovenant.com Thanks for sharing, rating and subscribing! Cherishing, Matt & Jenn PS — If you are interested in...

Duration:00:44:10