Articles by Noah Filipiak

Noah Filipiak is a pastor and the author of Beyond the Battle: A Man's Guide to his Identity in Christ in an Oversexualized World (Zondervan)He also hosts The Flip Side Podcast. If you desire to be free from lust, porn, and fantasy, you can join Noah and his team in an online small group at Beyond the Battle, or get the leader guide to run your own group.

The Lies of Lust: Fantasies That Won’t Satisfy

The Lust Trap is a web of lies. Lies that we believe. Lies that make promises that never deliver. This three part series tackles three of these lies head on and provides each truth needed…

The Lies of Lust: Promises That Never Deliver

The “Lust Trap” can reel you in anytime, anywhere. Its strong pull brings you in like a sci-fi tractor beam. The graphic imagery of Proverbs 7 describes it like an ox going to slaughter, a…

Behind Every Woman’s Body Is a Woman

When you look at pornography, what you end up seeing is a long line of naked bodies. When you look at pornography for years, you end up seeing years and years’ worth of long lines…

Why There Is No Sex in Heaven

Here are two contrasting cultural beliefs for you to consider: Sex is the best thing on the planet Heaven is full of the best things we can imagine So if both of these things are…

Marriage Is Not the Answer to Your Desire for Sex

It’s a line often heard in well-intentioned lessons on sexual purity: God created sex. It’s His. Pornography and premarital sex are just distortions of what God made that is good: sex within marriage. Those sexual…

How to Lose Your Desire for Porn and Lust

For many struggling with porn, their #1 goal is to stop looking at it. This is why we install Covenant Eyes on our computers and have accountability partners ask us if we’ve stumbled this week…

What the Bible Says About Premarital Sex

I’ve heard it said that the Bible doesn’t mention premarital sex as a sin. There are major implications to this on two levels. One, there is the simple and important question of knowing what is…

Are You Attracted to Your Wife or Objectifying Her?

I Plan on Objectifying my Wife. You Can’t Stop Me! I recently wrote a Covenant Eyes article “What Christian Culture Has Gotten Wrong About Sexual Purity.” In it, I wrote: Satan’s definition of sex is…

How Life Becomes More Fulfilling Without Watching Porn

One of the most severe things porn does to someone is shape their brain to start seeing men and women in real life the way they see men and women in porn.