The first time I heard this song I bawled my eyes out. I actually pulled over to the side of the road as I just could not concentrate. The lyrics just hit me in the gut. I am an ex-porn addict that started way too young. Be careful little eyes what you see. It's the… Continue reading It’s a Slow Fade
It popped up in my memories today on Facebook...on February 10th, six years ago I was sitting in a pew in a church in Alabama. I had been invited to Johnny Hunt's men conference by my pastor. He even paid for my ticket to go. Unbeknown to me the conference would be on pornography within… Continue reading Reflections On My Calling
If, you have ever been near a lake, pond or a creek I am sure, at one time or another, you have seen a tree or two that look like the Tasmanian Devil got a hold of them. You know the ones where the bark is missing and if you get up close you will… Continue reading Standing Firm: Stay Alert
You know, one of the hardest things for any addict is the temptational pull to return to familiarity. One of the things I struggled with while quitting porn was the temptation to watch, even knowing how bad it was for me both physically and mentally. I always felt like I was sinning by wanting to… Continue reading Being Tempted Is Not A Sin
Do you remember the smell of that new house or apartment you moved into? Do you remember the sense of security you felt knowing the walls would not cave in around you? Do you remember putting things in the house that made you feel good even if it did not go with the decor of… Continue reading When The Walls Of Stress Tear You Down
Why do people still believe Celebrate Recovery is just for addicts? Is it because they have seen the movie Home Run? Did they go to that bathroom or something during testimony night in the film, where the main character’s sister-in-law speaks of her sexual abuse as a child? Or could it be because everyone thinks… Continue reading Celebrate Recovery Is For Everyone
There is this beautiful portrait of Christ's forgiveness found in scripture that I want to discuss today. A picture of a young woman caught in sin. A picture of condemnation and grace that is still being painted today. One day Jesus was in the temple teaching when all of a sudden a group of scribes… Continue reading Do We Cheer Or Condemn With Our Words And Actions?