About the Authors

Luke Gilkerson is the Internet Community Manager for Covenant Eyes, where he serves as the primary blog author and the general editor of their educational materials, including Your Brain on Porn, Coming Clean: Overcoming Lust Through Biblical Accountability, and is the editor of Porn-Free Church. He is currently working on his MA in Religion from Reformed Theological Seminary. Before serving at Covenant Eyes, Luke was a campus minister at the University of Toledo for more than five years. He and his wife Trisha live in Owosso, Michigan, and are the proud parents of four sons.

Darrell Brazell has been in ministry for more than 25 years and serves as pastor of New Hope Fellowship and director of its Recovery Ministries. He has been married to Debbie for over 25 years and has two children, ages 13 and 8.  He has a passion for helping men walk out of the bondage of sexual addiction and into the freedom God has for them, as well as a passion for protecting the women and children suffering from the collateral damage of sexual addiction. His recovery manual, New Hope For Sexual Integrity, is the outgrowth of his personal journey of recovery, extensive research, and experience of walking with hundreds of men and couples in the recovery process.

Dr. Harry W. Schaumburg, and the ministry of Stone Gate Resources, addresses the problems of sexual sin within the church. His pioneering Biblical Intensive CounselingSM program has drawn more than 3,000 laity and clergy from the U.S. and 18 foreign countries. For more than 30 years, Dr. Schaumburg has been involved in pointing people away from sexual sin to restored intimacy with God and others. He is the bestselling author of False Intimacy and his newest book, Undefiled: Redemption from Sexual Sin, Restoration for Broken Relationships. Read more at RestoringSexualPurity.org.

Mark Brouwer is a counselor, workshop leader, and author whose work focuses on overcoming ongoing sexual struggles and the spiritual dynamics of recovery. An ordained minister who served for 15 years as senior pastor in two churches, Mark now teaches at workshops with Faithful and True Ministries and directs The Recovery Journey, a confidential online community for sexual strugglers and their spouses. He is also the editor of SexualSanity.com, one of today’s leading recovery blogs.

David Blythe is Pastor at Bethel Assembly of God. Before this he served as Associate Pastor at Phoenix First Assembly. He is the author of The Secret in the Pew, a book about his former sexual addiction and the path the Lord brought him through to complete freedom. David has spoken at men’s ministry functions all over the United States. His message is one about freedom from the bondage of pornography and sexual addiction through Jesus Christ.

 

Jonathan Dodson (M.Div, Th.M) is married to Robie and proud father of Owen and Ellie. He serves as one of the pastors of Austin City Life in Austin, Texas, where their mission is to redemptively engage peoples and cultures. Jonathan is author of Gospel-Centered Discipleship, as well as a number of articles in various journals and webzines such as The Journal of Biblical Counseling, The Resurgence, The High Calling, and Boundless.

 

Nate Larkin is the founder of the Samson Society and author of Samson and the Pirate Monks: Calling Men to Authentic Brotherhood. A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Nate is a conference speaker, retreat leader, and host of the weekly Pirate Monk Podcast. He and his wife Allie live in Franklin, Tennessee.

 

Chris Beall has been married to his wife Cindy for over 20 years. They have three children, Noah, Jack, and Seth and live in Edmond, OK. Chris is the campus pastor for the OKC campus of LifeChurch.tv and also serves on the teaching team. Chris and Cindy are passionate about sharing their redemptive story as a means of ministering to those who are walking through the devastation of infidelity.

 

Tal Prince (B.B.A., M.Div.) is the founding pastor of Tapestry of Hope in Birmingham, Alabama, and a recovering porn/sex addict. After a highly successful 10-year career in international business, he surrendered to a call to full-time ministry. Tal serves as the Managing Director of the Wellspring Group. He is also a regular part of the Ruth Graham and Friends Conferences where he conducts workshops about the plague of pornography. He is the host of Tal Prince Live! on Sirius Satellite Radio. Tal is married to Teresa and has two daughters.

Robert (Bobby) Scott has served the Lord as the Pastor-Teacher of the Los Angeles Community Bible Church since 1994. He holds a B.S. degree from UCLA, an M.Div., and a Th.M. from The Master’s Seminary (TMS) and has been honored in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers and Who’s Who in Black Los Angeles. Robert is the general editor of Secret Sex Wars: A Battle Cry for Purity, a scripturally saturated biblical theology on sexual purity, and a former number one Amazon Bestseller in Christian Sexual Ethics.

Marsha Fisher is a professional communicator and a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Marsha and her husband Jeff launched  PornToPurity.com in 2009 and she continues to write blogs for the website and participate in podcasts. Marsha was also a contributing author to Love Is a Flame: Stories of What Happens When Love Is Rekindled, compiled by James Stuart Bell and released in 2010.