Articles by John Doyel

John Doyel has dedicated himself to helping men recover from sexual sin and return to God. He leads a recovery ministry at Vineyard Columbus called 180 Recover. He also writes daily emails of encouragement to help believers recover from porn or sex addiction, which you can sign up for on his website or by emailing at doyel@me.com.

Avoiding Weekend Binges: A 5-Step Plan for Married Men

Unlike beer, porn does not need to put commercials up on television or other public media. They already have their audience trained and addicted and know their numbers will continue to climb along with the…

The Race to Addiction Recovery: Ready, Set, Go!

If you have ever been part of a race, then you know the tension of the starting line. Everyone is waiting for the starters pistol to fire and the shorter the race, the greater the…

How to Find the Right Support Group for Porn Addiction Recovery

If there is one thing I have learned in playing football, basketball, and lacrosse through high school, four years of varsity lacrosse in college and coaching a number of my kids’ soccer teams, it’s that…

Why Support Teams Are Vital to Your Porn Recovery

I struggled on and off with looking at porn for 40 years. When the internet and the phone in my pocket made it easy to access porn at any time, it did not take long…

The Biggest Misconception About Quitting Porn

After getting 13 years and 8 months into my recovery, and after helping thousands of people deal with porn, I have one specific answer to this issue. The biggest misconception about quitting porn is thinking…

​Why You Should Persevere in Pursuing Freedom from Porn Addiction

You realize you have become addicted to porn or sex, or are on your way to addiction. You find yourself in a really crappy place and decide you are going to leave. However, you try…

“When Will I No Longer Need Accountability?”

The short answer is when you are in heaven. The real question should be: why do I need accountability? If I can really understand why I need accountability, then the “when will I no longer need…

10 Ways to Fight Temptation

James 1:14-15 clearly outlines the process of temptation, “But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when…

5 Basics of an Effective Accountability Group

How many times have you asked someone to hold you accountable, only for them to do a lousy job? They might have thought that was what they wanted to do but had no clue how…
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