The book Deadly Viper Character Assassins is all about being a leader who lives with radical integrity. Authors Mike Foster and Jud Wilhite talk about different “assassins” to our character: burnout, out of control emotions, sex, money, etc. It is a book inspired by the art of Kung fu, and seeks to make leaders into skilled warriors who will fight for their integrity. Below is a video segment from their DVD series dealing with the character assassin of sexual temptation, what Mike Foster calls the “Boom Chicka Wah Wah.”
Anyone who has ever used a computer knows that from time to time, computers fail. Hard drives go bad, network cards stop working, software crashes, you name it and it is bound to happen. So we all take precautions (at least we should take precautions!) in anticipation of these failures. We backup our critical data to another computer or some other form of removable media (CD’s, DVD’s, flash drives, etc). It’s all part of using computers and the software that runs on them. This is a very important consideration at Covenant Eyes because, if we have a failure at some … Continue reading →
For good reason, those of us who live in the Midwest United States are getting anxious about the outcome of Groundhog Day. Will the groundhog see its shadow, or not… will winter go on for another month, or not? This has been one of the snowiest winters in many years, so many of us, even those who like winter, are ready for a nice July day! But that brings up a different thought about Groundhog Day. There seems to be some confusion about Groundhog Day being the same as Marmot Day. Groundhogs are, of course, technically marmots, as are woodchucks, … Continue reading →
Continued from Part 1 “Envy Him”: Unfulfilled masculine development The means by which a man struggling with same-sex attraction can begin to reduce his level of addiction to pornography is by identifying what qualities he finds attractive in other men. Those qualities are parts of the attractive man that the struggler is attempting to claim for himself via his attraction. I find most men wanting the characteristic of confidence. The scene often described by my clients is in a restaurant where a man and woman are sitting at a table enjoying themselves. My client is attracted to the man who … Continue reading →
Want a good model for meeting together with an accountability partner? The LTG (Life Transformation Group) has been proven to be one of the most effective and challenging models out there. Neil Cole coined the LTG model in his book, Cultivating a Life for God. You can purchase a pack of LTG pamphlets on his website.