Masturbation and Lust

I’m excited to have a guest post from Hugh Houston, pastor and author of Jesus Is Better Than Porn. Pornography and masturbation almost always walk hand in hand.  This was a huge problem for me.  I know many people have strong feelings on this subject. It is a controversial subject, even among Christians.  As IContinue reading “Masturbation and Lust”

I Just Don’t Feel Like It

Some days, I just don’t think I have it in me.   Today was one of those days. My alarm went off at 6:00 a.m. this morning and I was NOT feeling it.   That bed felt so comfortable. I had been up late with meetings. It’s my weekend off.  Everything lined up to tell me, “TakeContinue reading “I Just Don’t Feel Like It”

That Hurts! How Healing Comes Through Embracing Pain.

What causes the worst pain in your life? I don’t necessarily mean physical pain as in stubbing your toe or breaking your arm. I mean what causes the most emotional pain? What are some things in your life that you have a hard time dealing with?  What are some things that you’re unwilling to faceContinue reading “That Hurts! How Healing Comes Through Embracing Pain.”

Why Am I Stuck?

How many times has this thought come to your mind, “Why do I keep doing this? I want to quit. I keep trying, but I keep messing up.  Why am I stuck?” This is a thought shared by almost every man who’s ever been addicted.  You’re trying so hard to defeat this enemy, yet youContinue reading “Why Am I Stuck?”

Make Yourself Uncomfortable

How comfortable are you right now? Are you lounging on the couch?  Lying in bed?  Sitting at your desk? I hope you aren’t driving while you read this.   Ask yourself, when was the last time you were uncomfortable.  I don’t mean when was the last time that tag on your t-shirt bothered you.  I meanContinue reading “Make Yourself Uncomfortable”

What To Do When Faced With A Trigger?

We’ve all been there. You’ll be doing great in you’re battle with porn and sex addiction.  You’re not spending too much time on your phone or computer.  You’re keeping grounded in prayer, Scripture, and meditation.  You’re checking in regularly with your support system and accountability partner. Them BAM! Something comes out of nowhere and allContinue reading “What To Do When Faced With A Trigger?”

Be A Chad

This past week, a very interesting comment on a PornHub video went viral throughout the NoFap community.   It was a comment by someone with the unfortunate username of Chad Thundercock.  While I can’t really congratulate Chad on his selection of a screen name, his comment was excellent.  PornHub does not screen its users.  Anyone atContinue reading “Be A Chad”

The Spirit Is Willing, But The Flesh Is Weak

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” – Matthew 26:41 Ever been in the situation where you know what the right thing is to do, yet you’re pulled to do the opposite? On the night he was betrayed, Jesus and his disciplesContinue reading “The Spirit Is Willing, But The Flesh Is Weak”

H.O.P.E.

There’s an old proverb that says, “A man can live about three weeks without food, three days without water, three minutes without air, but he cannot live three seconds without hope.”  Why is hope so important? Hope gives us something to live for.  It gives us a purpose. It lets us know that there isContinue reading “H.O.P.E.”

Finding Solitude

Sometimes, you just need to be alone. We all need time by ourselves to relax, to clear our mind and process our thoughts. Dealing with the daily hustle and bustle of life can make your mind feel overwhelmed and exhausted.  You might be dealing with stress from work or with the ups and downs ofContinue reading “Finding Solitude”