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?”

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”

Join The PORN FREE 2021 Challenge

A new year is a time to reflect and a time to look ahead.  It’s a time when we set goals and try to make needed changes in our lives. Unfortunately, many times those changes don’t even last until February. So, this year, I’m not asking you to make a New Year’s resolution.  I’m askingContinue reading “Join The PORN FREE 2021 Challenge”

Covid, Porn, and Human Sex Trafficking – A Vicious Combination

This week I’m happy to have a guest post from Melanie Trammell-Wenger. Melanie is an advocate raising awareness about human sex trafficking. She is also co-worker of mine at my church where I serve as Worship Director. Covid never seems to disappoint in the ways it has wreaked havoc on our world this year. PornContinue reading “Covid, Porn, and Human Sex Trafficking – A Vicious Combination”

Will I Be Remembered When I’m Gone?

Over half of my life has been spent working in funeral homes.  I started at age 16 as an after school job in high school and I’m still doing it now.  In over 18 years in this business, I’ve seen a lot of things.   I’ve seen tragedies too many to count.  I’ve seen heartbreak youContinue reading “Will I Be Remembered When I’m Gone?”

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”

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.”

Great Men Need Great Mentors

Look at almost every great man throughout history and you’ll find a common thread among them.  They had a mentor. Plato had Socrates, Abraham Lincoln had Henry Clay, even Michael Jordan had Phil Jackson. We all need a mentor.  I was fortunate to have several men who came into my life and saw me forContinue reading “Great Men Need Great Mentors”