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”

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”

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?”

Who Is Your Nathan?

Who Is Your Nathan? Many of us are familiar with the story of King David and Bathsheba.   In the account described in the Bible, King David saw Bathsheba bathing on a roof and was immediately filled with intense lust for her.  He committed adultery with her knowing that she was married.  When she became pregnant,Continue reading “Who Is Your Nathan?”

Do You Have Perseverance?

Do you have perseverance? Do you have what it takes to keep going no matter how hard, how far, or how painful? The sad news is that many men today are mentally weak.  Far too often, men give up at the first sign of difficulty.  Instead of fighting through the hardship, they surrender and admitContinue reading “Do You Have Perseverance?”

Cleaning Up My Own Mess

Throughout my addiction, I always tried to deflect blame for my actions.  I would blame my acting out on stress and anxiety.  I would blame my wife for the slightest errors and use them as justification for my actions.  I would blame God for making me this way.  I would blame society for being soContinue reading “Cleaning Up My Own Mess”

Is Adultery Forgivable?

Marriage and long term relationships always have their ups and downs.  Any one who has been in one for any length of time can tell you there will be actions you have to forgive the other partner for and you’re going to have to be willing to accept imperfections about them. But is there anythingContinue reading “Is Adultery Forgivable?”

The Lost Art of Deep Conversation

When was the last time you had a deep meaningful conversation with someone? If you can’t remember, that’s a problem. The majority of the conversations that men have are extremely shallow.  Many rarely ever go beyond the weather or sports. But men need conversation.  We need to connect with one another on a deeper level. Continue reading “The Lost Art of Deep Conversation”

Who Wears The Pants? 10 Ways Men Must Lead Their Families

Who “wears the pants” in your family? If the answer is not unquestionably you, you’re failing as a man.  Masculinity begets leadership.  Masculinity IS leadership.  Man was born to lead.  This is his purpose, his duty, and where he finds fulfillment.   Men, it is your job to lead your family.  It is not your wife’s. Continue reading “Who Wears The Pants? 10 Ways Men Must Lead Their Families”