For years Michael Leahy has been touring college campuses in the U.S. and Canada with his well-attended and controversial talk, “Porn Nation: The Naked Truth.” Leahy is a recovering sex/porn addict who uses his own story about how pornography nearly ruined his life as a springboard to talk to college students about the prevalence of pornography today. Here’s a short promo video from his campus tour: This month his book, Porn Nation, hits the bookstores.
Readers, indulge my literary analogy for a moment, if you please. One of my favorite short stories is by Nathaniel Hawthorne called “The Great Stone Face.” I highly recommend taking an hour and pouring over this simple story.
This is a recent sermon on sexual sin from Mark Driscoll, preaching pastor at Mars Hill church in Seattle. Driscoll is the founder of Resurgence, a movement among thriving churches that challenges “multiple generations to live for Jesus so that they can effectively reach their cities with the gospel by staying culturally accessible and Biblically faithful.” We’d love to hear your comments.
Watch this video testimony from Joey Kibble of the Grammy and Dove Award-winning group, Take 6. Joey candidly talks about his struggle with pornography. “But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you” (1 Peter 5:10, NKJV).
This clip from one of John Piper’s sermons contains an amazing thought. Watch this short clip and read on . . . What is John Piper talking about here? He says that our souls were designed to be connected to “shocking, stunning, divine, absolute, staggering grandeur,” that the human heart was “made to be staggered by terrifyingly awesome, joyous dread and peace.” Have we caught a glimpse of this in our lives?