Articles by Emma Joy

Emma Joy is a young adult who enjoys studying apologetic resources and learning about purity from a Biblical perspective. Her desire is that God would use her life and writings in a far reaching way to impact the lives of many. She writes about sexual sin and repentance (among other topics) on her personal blog.

How Any Dad Can Hurt His Kids Without Even Knowing

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. –Frederick Douglass Countless lives testify to this reality. Every child grows up in an environment that either fosters health and wholeness or takes…

6 Habits Your Kids Need to Build Right Now

Growing up in today’s culture requires building habits from a young age that, when practiced, will sustain and equip kids to face the pressures, traps, and lures of a society that has lost its fear…

Why Men Lack Courage to Quit Porn

“Our world desperately needs men. Real men. Manly men. Godly men. Holy men. Courageous men. Men who fear no one because they fear their God more. Our culture despises true, biblical manhood. What our young…

3 Secrets to Putting a Dagger in the Heart of Porn

For anyone who has felt the weight of addiction, the thought of being free is beyond liberating. We fail to realize though, that the depths of our addiction didn’t happen in one day, so similarly…

Becoming Belle Knox: Behind-the-Scenes Life of a Porn Star

“I’m a porn star, ex-cutter, rape victim. That’s a lot of baggage for one person to carry…I’m just taking things day by day, and I’m just as confused as every other person out there. There’s…so…

13 Ways Porn Will Ruin Your Life Before You Realize It

Pornography is a killer. Whether it is viewed sporadically or our indulgences are a daily (or hourly) occurrence, it will within time prove to be the death of all that is good. We are often…

Sexy Baby (Film Review)

“We’re like the first generation to have what we have, so there’s no one before us that can…guide us.” – Winnifred, 13 years old Sexy Baby, a documentary about modern culture’s ability to shape and…

Trapped in a Vicious Cycle of Impurity

Why can it be so difficult to overcome our temptations, stop our intake of perversity through forms of entertainment like music videos or pornography, and fully repent of acts like masturbation? I believe it is…

Falling into Temptation vs. Running into Temptation

With pornography so easily accessible, and each of us with the option to walk this dark path, what’s to stop us from giving in the times we feel aroused or want to take our minds…