How To Confess Your Porn Addiction

So, you have come to the realization that porn and sex addiction is a problem in your life.  Maybe you’ve even started working with a coach to help guide you through the process of breaking free.   What’s next? One of the hardest parts of recovery, but arguably the most necessary is confession. Healing requires confession. Continue reading “How To Confess Your Porn Addiction”

How To Break The Relapse Cycle

Tell me if this sounds familiar… You realize that porn is a problem in your life and you decide to quit.  You are motivated and determined to stop this.  This is finally the time that you’re going to quit for good.   It starts ok.  You get a few days in.  Things are going great.  YouContinue reading “How To Break The Relapse Cycle”

Introducing the Into The Wilderness Podcast

After months of preparation and hard work, I’m excited to announce the launch of the Into The Wilderness Podcast with Timothy Reigle! I am taking my ministry of battling men’s porn addiction and expanding it into other topics that modern Christian men need to talk about but where there are few spaces to do so.  Continue reading “Introducing the Into The Wilderness Podcast”

Can You Handle The Truth?

In the film A Few Good Men, starring Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson, there’s a famous scene where Cruise’s character, Navy JAG attorney Lt. Daniel Kaffee is questioning Nicholson’s character, Marine Colonel Nathan Jessup during a court martial trial for the murder of a Marine.   In the scene, Kaffee demands that Jessup tell the truth,Continue reading “Can You Handle The Truth?”

How I Quit Porn: My Story of Recovery, Redemption, and Renewal

It was a long road that lead me to becoming the man I am today.   I’ve been through darkness, despair, and depression.   I’ve faced trials, tests, and troubles. Yet, I came out on top of it all.   This is the story of how I got unbelievably deep in to a devastating PornContinue reading “How I Quit Porn: My Story of Recovery, Redemption, and Renewal”

How To Keep The “Fire” Alive In Marriage

Many people wonder, “Where did the “fire” go in my my marriage?” “What happened to the spark?” Remember the wedding day? On that day, you’re full of love for her.  You’re burning with passion.  The emotions are high and you could never imagine not loving this person with every fiber of your being.   Fast forwardContinue reading “How To Keep The “Fire” Alive In Marriage”

When It’s Time To Pull The Plug

It’s time to pull the plug. Our lives are too constrained by calendars, too controlled by devices, and too hampered by the indoors.   I recently took two full weeks off of work and headed to the mountains.  There was no cell service, no internet, and no television.  It was just me and my family.   WeContinue reading “When It’s Time To Pull The Plug”

Follow The Leader: What Men Need To Be Effective Leaders

Do you want to be a leader? Most men do.  It’s wired into us.   Man was born to be a leader.  We are designed to lead our families.  We are expected to lead our churches.  In almost every aspect of life, it is the duty of men to lead. From the beginning of creation, manContinue reading “Follow The Leader: What Men Need To Be Effective Leaders”

Am I Unforgivable?

When you struggle with an addiction to porn and sex, you are often your own worst enemy. You feel shameful for your actions.  You’re filled with regret.  Then your negative feelings eventually drive you back to the porn that caused them in the first place.   Around and around you go. It may feel like you’reContinue reading “Am I Unforgivable?”

Shhh!!! Don’t Talk About That!

People do a lot of talking these days. They talk about politics, religion, sports, the weather, what they’re binge-watching.   People are more than happy to gab your ear off about their opinions and how they think things should be.  They’ll tell you all about their lives but never once ask you about yours.  TheyContinue reading “Shhh!!! Don’t Talk About That!”