Articles by John Doyel

John Doyel dedicated himself to helping men recover from sexual sin and return to God. He led a recovery ministry at Vineyard Columbus called 180 Recover.

5 Vital Truths to Remind Yourself Daily as You Overcome Addiction

New Year’s is only days away and I am willing to bet you are making plans to try and stop looking at porn in the new year. I used to do this and failed every…

Feeling Trapped? 3 Action Steps to Overcome Temptation

The Apostle Paul screams out at the end of Romans 7,“Wretched man that I am! Who will set me free from the body of this death?” Those words resonate with you, don’t they? He feels like…

10 Keys to Victory Over Porn

Be Honest with God and Yourself Victory over porn begins when you quit lying to yourself and God. You have more than a problem with porn. You can’t stop watching it no matter how many promises you…

Why Can’t I Stop Watching Porn? 3 Reasons It’s Hard to Quit

I want to stop watching porn. No really, I want to quit. I have made promises and tried fresh starts in the New Year. I have even gone forward in church, gotten down on my knees,…

How to Be a Porn Addict’s Best Friend

A friend of yours may be a porn addict, but if he’s still struggling, he might not be a really close friend. Everything about being an addict screams isolation and shame. Fear can be a strong…

How to Treat Porn Addiction in the Church

To what degree do you think sexual sin is impacting the ministry of your church? If 60% of all Christian men are addicted to porn, then every one of them are impacted as well as…

5 Often Neglected Ways to Defeat Porn

Sometimes you can’t see the forest for the trees. You have tried to stop using porn, what…1,000 times? Maybe this new book, latest seminar, next program, men’s retreat, or alter call will make the difference.…

The one thing you need to do to break porn habits forever

I wish it were that simple. One thing? If it were that simple then it would be simple, but you and I both know that is not the case. Certainly gouging out your eyes and…

Surviving the Worst Day of Your Life: Confessing Porn Use to Your Spouse​

September 9, 2005 was the worst day of my life. Confronted by my church board leaders, I had to admit my addiction to porn and headed home to tell my wife and four children. I…