There’s an old saying, “You’re only as strong as your greatest weakness.” But what if you could turn your greatest weakness into your greatest strength? What if you could use the things you struggle with the most to actually better your life? What if, to paraphrase Joseph in Genesis 50, you could take what wasContinue reading “Embrace, Not Escape, Your Weakness”
Category Archives: Pain
Can My Marriage Be Saved After Porn?
Porn Addiction has devastating effects. It destroys health, families, careers, and marriages. But it doesn’t have to. If you or your spouse has battled porn, you may ask, “Can my marriage be saved after porn addiction? YES! I’m living proof. My addiction to porn and sex almost destroyed my marriage. I was unfaithful to myContinue reading “Can My Marriage Be Saved After Porn?”
NOW AVAILABLE! Living Porn Free: 10 Steps to Recovery, Redemption, and Renewal
It has never been easy for me to open up about my battle with pornography addiction. I hid it for years and was ashamed to let anyone know what was going on in my secret life. However, God had different plans for me. I was hesitant, but every time I obeyed and shared my story,Continue reading “NOW AVAILABLE! Living Porn Free: 10 Steps to Recovery, Redemption, and Renewal”
Are You a Man, or a Man-Child?
In today’s world, it seems like there are fewer and fewer true men and more and more man-children. What do I mean by a man-child? A man-child is someone who is an adult by age, but not in maturity. He could be 25, 30, or even 40 years old. He could be married, have children,Continue reading “Are You a Man, or a Man-Child?”
Why Is Porn Dangerous?
My mission is to help men fight and defeat porn and sex addiction. As you might imagine, this opens me up to a lot of comments from people, especially on Twitter. One of the most common responses I get is, “What’s wrong with porn? It doesn’t hurt anyone.” Does it? If you have struggled atContinue reading “Why Is Porn Dangerous?”
How To Avoid Addiction Substitution
If you’ve followed my writings for any length of time, you know how often I warn of the dangers of porn addiction. Porn is a cancer that is destroying men from the inside out. I’ve dedicated my ministry to using my story of addiction and recovery to help other men find freedom from the bondageContinue reading “How To Avoid Addiction Substitution”
What Do I Do If I Relapse?
So you “messed up”??? Feeling pretty terrible, I bet. Feel like you threw away all those days of success? Feel like you’re starting all over again? It’s normal to feel lousy after a relapse, but a relapse doesn’t have to turn into a disaster. Relapses are inevitable. They’re going to happen. No one has EVERContinue reading “What Do I Do If I Relapse?”
My Turning Point
When discussing my history with porn and sex addiction and my subsequent recovery, I’m often asked what my turning point was. What was the catalyst to change? What made me finally turn my life around? I cannot say that it was a singular moment that sparked the change in my life from being addicted toContinue reading “My Turning Point”
Failure Is Not An Option
My favorite movie is Apollo 13. I was about 10 when it came out and I was obsessed with NASA and space. There’s a scene in the film where Flight Director, Gene Kranz, played by Ed Harris, is talking to his controllers about options for bringing the three astronauts safely home after their spaceship wasContinue reading “Failure Is Not An Option”
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.”