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Posted: Dec 12, 2016

The Problem with Fantasy

The problem is that when we engage fantasy (like pornography) we use our imagination to draw us away from the real world, not to better connect with it.
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Posted: Oct 26, 2016

Lonely? Welcome to the Opportunity to change your life!

Loneliness: The disease of the soul that is common to all mankind.  Loneliness:  That burdensome feeling that we run for our life from through busyness, addictions, NetFlix binges, talking on the phone, zoning out, video games, sexual activity, internet use, and probably a hundred other things. Loneliness: That thing that God uses almost like nothing else to grow us, to help us face ourselves, shape us, and teach us to be relational with ourselves, others and Him.

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Posted: Aug 5, 2016

Helping Hand

When I was 8 years old, my dad died of cancer, leaving a gaping hole in my heart... and in my life experience.  I didn’t have a father-figure to model manhood for me, so I faltered and floundered throughout adolescence.

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Posted: May 13, 2016

Men: Get Back in the Battle

As a pastor and a professional counselor, I've noticed an alarming trend among many Christian men - they've simply given up in the battle for their own sexual purity.  Even though the activities these men engage in - like Internet Pornography - are often in violation of their very own conscience, they've simply acquiesced and are no longer even fighting back.  One big reason men give up in this way is because of their miserable track record.  After failing repeatedly, many men surrender to the lies that they cannot change, and they're going to fail anyway, so what's the difference?  By giving up in this way, the enemy of their soul has them exactly where he wants them - defeated and neutralized - far from the warrior poets they're called to be in the kingdom of God.

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Posted: Mar 18, 2016

Trust

There was a time in my life when my husband's words were all I needed to feel secure. His "I love you's" at night made my sleep pleasantly peaceful. But sin changes things! As my husband recounted a secret side of him I had never met, my innocent trust began crumbling. Within seconds his words no longer had value to me.
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