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Resources for Counseling Someone Involved in Pornography

From my own limited experience, I’ve found a handful of resources that recommend as needed when counseling situations involving pornography. Here are a couple of messages by Rand Hummel that I would recommend. They are geared more towards teenagers. “The Dark Side of the Internet: Part 1” “The Dark Side of the Internet: Part 2” “Teens […]

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Pornography: How It Works and How to Reverse Its Effects (Part 2 of 2)

Last week I wrote about how pornography works. This week we look at how to reverse its effects from a biblical perspective. How to Reverse the Effects of Pornography: A Biblical Perspective As helpful as it is to understand the physiological process of how pornography works, God gave us His Word to correct and instruct […]

Pornography: How It Works and How to Reverse Its Effects (Part 1 of 2)

Below is more or less a paper I wrote in preparing for a men’s Bible study at my church. I hope you find it helpful. Introduction Pornography is defined as “the depiction of erotic behavior (as in pictures or writing) intended to cause sexual excitement,”1 and it is obvious that pornography is an epidemic in our […]

The Character of a Christian Leader: Above Reproach and Pure

This entry is part of 5 in the series Character of a Christian Leader

This post is part of a series and begins a thematic look at 1 Timothy 3:1–7, Titus 1:5–9, and 1 Peter 5:1–4 to examine character traits necessary to being a Christian leader. The term “above reproach” is a general description of what overseers/elders must be in 1 Tim 3:2 and Titus 1:6–7. 1 Tim 3:2 […]

Helpful Resources for Counseling People Affected by Pornography

What do you when your relationship is affected by pornography? What do you do when you are the one struggling with pornography? Click the titles below, and you will be taken to multiple articles and resources that can be a help in these matters. The blog articles are helpful in referring readers to further resources. […]

Resources for Internet Safety

When I was candidating to be the pastor at my present church, one of my first requests was to make sure that we had internet filtering software on the computers in our building for the sake of my own protection. As a pastor, husband, father, and Christian, I highly recommend everyone to have some means […]