Sex in a Broken World: How Christ Redeems What Sin Distorts, written by Biblical Counselor Paul David Tripp, honestly looks at sexuality as a fundamental part of what it means to be human. It is an aspect of God’s beautiful design. And yet, sex today is nothing like the way that God intended it to be. Sexual brokenness surrounds us. … Read More
The Real Root of Sexual Sin?
Do you know the real root of sexual sin? In this provocative article, Jon Bloom, whose article first appeared here on the Desiring God website, shares that the root of sexual sin is pride, and the most powerful weapon is. . .humility. The most powerful weapon against sexual impurity is humility. Patterns of sinful thought and behavior are fruits of a deeper … Read More
Sexual Sin: A Woman’s Problem Too!
Sexual sin wants to take you hostage, my friend. Isn’t the world’s sex doctrine everywhere today? Surf the Internet, browse cable TV stations, flip though magazines, listen to lyrics, check out erotica fiction — the world’s message on sex to women says, “Porn is normal and harmless. Adultery is fun. Something’s wrong with you if you’re still a virgin by … Read More
Emotional Adultery: Hope and Help!
Emotional adultery: Isn’t it easy in the Internet age to virtually meet a man other than your husband and make an emotional attachment? Texting an old boyfriend from high school or chatting via Facebook with a cute guy from Australia, or the next town over, seems safe and fun — and deliciously tempting. I can quick-count three married friends who’ve flirted … Read More
What Does God Say to Porn Addicts?
Porn is highly addictive and ruins people’s lives. How can you or a friend find freedom from porn addiction? Listen to what God says to porn addiction. In today’s post, Luke Gilkerson, of Covenant Eyes, shares 4 strategies to break the grip of porn, using the light of Scripture. False Promises Three thousand years ago, King Solomon stood at the … Read More
Husband Addicted to Porn!
Is your husband addicted to porn? You are not alone. In the last days, perilous times shall come. Men…shall be lovers of their own selves….” 2 Timothy 3:1-5, ESV Pornography—it’s readily available everywhere from sex flicks to websites and online chat rooms, and as easy as “sexting” pictures of self to others. The format matters little; the results are the same … Read More
Story: Dad Finds Peace
A dad find peace after something horrible happens to his daughter. In our ongoing series “A Counselee’s Story” you meet men and women just like you facing pain and getting help. Have you read the story of the troubled marriage restored? These are men and women we’ve counseled and who have found peace and hope through biblical counseling. To God … Read More
Raising Kids in a “Sexy” Culture
“Raising Kids in a Sexy Culture” is the final post in a four-part blog series on godly responses to kids and sexual sin. Read the other posts in this series: Stay Safe from Child Sexual Abuse, When Kids View Pornography, and Counseling Woman Abused as Kids. Today’s post is written by guest blogger Julie Ganschow of Reigning Grace Counseling Center. I am thankful … Read More
Counseling Women Abused as Kids
“Counseling for Women Abused as Kids” is the third post in a four-part blog series on godly responses to kids and sexual sin. Part 1 looked at grooming tactics used by predators: “Stay Safe from Child Sexual Abuse,” and Part 2 wrestled with “When Kids View Pornography.” Despite parents’ best efforts, sometimes sex abusers hurt children. The effects can last a lifetime. … Read More
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