If you are wanting a good sermon on battling lust, go DesiringGod.org and listen to “Battling the Unbelief of Lust” by John Piper. You can also find a transcript of the message on the same web site. (Copyright 1988, John Piper. Used by permission)
A casual exploration of the Internet will show how pornography is affecting marriages across the country. It seems that many people coming from a variety of faith backgrounds are talking about how pornography is hurting relationships in their ranks, everyone from Catholics to Protestants to Jews to Muslims. Even those approaching this issue from a secular perspective acknowledge the negative effects of pornography on male sexuality, and thus on male-female relationships. Covenant Eyes has a new resource to help wives who have just discovered their husbands’ “secret sin.” Read on to find out more …
Many thanks to the men and women who responded to my blog post, Husbands Who Watch Porn. I’ve been interacting more and more with people and hearing more testimonies from couples who have experienced marital difficulties because of the problems associated with pornography use. I wanted to pass along some helpful resources for wives in this blog post.
In a previous blog post, I wrote about one of the potential dangers of social networking—Internet predators. This popular topic comes with its share of myths, but when we strip away the misconceptions, parents and educators can better equip their teens to navigate the potential pitfalls of online interaction. Social networking brings with it a need for new rules of engagement. Online socializing is like other forms of socializing: it is helpful to know the ins and outs, the danger zones, and the potential problems. . . . . Cyberbullying Since the sad story of Megan Meier’s suicide, the threat … Continue reading →
Meet Tal Prince—recovering porn/sex addict and founder of Tapestry of Hope , a church in Birmingham, Alabama. Deep Into Jesus Tal says, “I’ve been in church since I was a fetus.” Tal is the step-son of Cliff Barrows, Program Director for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. He was mentored by Cliff and assisted him during the last years of Billy’s crusade ministry. Tal had a successful career in international business before going into vocational ministry. Today he is the founder and pastor of the church, Tapestry of Hope, and keeps a lively updated blog called Threads in the Tapestry. He … Continue reading →