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Posted: Sep 15, 2016

Second Opinion

I wish I could say that I don't still struggle with this disease of self-diagnosis.   As someone who has been free for 11 years, and now helps others I sometimes forget that I am still broken and susceptible to falling. 

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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: Jan 25, 2016

Finding Safe Accountability as a Christian Leader

Part 1

Christian leaders live and minister inside a fishbowl where all their professional work and personal choices are constantly on public display. To function effectively, the Christian leader often operates from behind a "pastor mask". It's not that the mask is a ruse or fake, but it does have some necessary inauthenticity built-in when it comes to interacting with non-intimate relationships.
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