In many men’s small group situations there may be a hesitancy to open up on a deeper level with one another, especially when it comes to confessing sexual sin. Anxiety and fear are often the hurdles which keep men from giving and receiving honest and helpful feedback. Many men don’t speak freely, even with people they trust, about sexual sin. This is a sensitive topic, and many of us are afraid of others finding out about this particular area of sin that we may have. In order to help men overcome these hurdles, Covenant Eyes has just released a new, … Continue reading →
(The following post is from a friend and avid reader who wants to remain anonymous. I asked him to write up some book reviews for our blog. This is his third installment.) Sex Isn’t the Problem (Lust Is) is a slightly modified version of Not Even a Hint, published in 2003. The following review and citations are based upon Not Even a Hint. Sex Isn’t the Problem is divided into three parts (“The Truth About Lust, In the Thick of the Battle,” and “Strategies for Long-Term Change”). In each part of this book Josh is candid and honest. Yet, he seeks to … Continue reading →
“I have made a covenant with my eyes . . .” (Job 31:1a) The new Covenant Eyes promotional video has just been released on Youtube, Godtube, and every other tube I could think of. If you know someone who struggles with Internet pornography, please pass this along to them and let them know about Covenant Eyes accountability software.
The National Coalition for the Protection of Children & Families has the mission to help Christians to embrace, live out, preserve and advance the truth of biblical sexuality. The National Coalition has been on the forefront of educating about sexual ethics, sexually purity, and recovery from the harmful effects of pornography. iCare, a division of the National Coalition, exists to call Christian women to prayer and action for the protection of our children from sexual exploitation (such as exposure to pornography, online predators, and sex trafficking). I recently had the privilege of writing some articles for iCare: Internet Addiction…Is Your Teen … Continue reading →
“How blessed are the people who know the teruwah! O Lord, they walk in the light of Your countenance. In Your name they rejoice all the day, and by Your righteousness they are exalted.” (Psalm 89:15-16) – – – – The word “teruwah” is a Hebrew term that refers to a loud battle cry or a festal shout. Some translations say “the joyful sound,” “joyful shout,” “acclaim,” or “the joyful call to worship.” It is also refers to the alarming sound of the ram’s horn, a shofar. This instrument’s piercing sound would grab the attention of all who heard it. … Continue reading →