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Category Archives: Pornography

Weekend Media Resource: When a Husband Is Discovered Looking at Pornography

This is an audio recording of a conversation between David Powlison, Deepak Reju, and Garrett Higbee about how a counselor might help a couple when the husband has just been discovered in a struggle with pornography. All three men share their various perspectives on how to understand the problem as well as the way forward. Continue reading

Topics: Adultery, Audio, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity, Women/Wives | Tags: , , , , ,

Ensnared by Lust

I grew up hearing that that women do not enjoy looking at naked bodies the way men do. Yet, women are being seduced into the world of pornography. Young and old, Christian and non-Christian, married and single, women are viewing pornography in record numbers. Continue reading

Topics: Adultery, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Pornography, Sexual Purity, Women/Wives | Tags: , , , ,

Dumb Down Your Smart Phone

There was a time when porn was primarily a problem for desk-tops or laptops, but over the last few years, technology has expanded to a host of different mobile formats—ipods, smart-phones, tablets… So, if you are helping someone fight a porn problem, you’ve got to ask about all of their devices. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Discipleship, Humility, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , , ,

Pornography, Radical Measures, and the Gospel

With regard to pornography, this means it is good for us to think about outward measures we would employ to defeat pornography. In fact, if we are serious about becoming free from pornography we must think about this. For all of us who are committed to the sufficiency of the gospel, however, we must be clear that outward measures can never change our heart. Continue reading

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14 Gospel Promises That Trump the Power of Lust: A Buzz Better Than Porn

I opened my e-mail to find the usual assortment of business and junk mail, but then I saw an e-mail that caught my eye: an Internet accountability report for my friend “Matt.” I knew after looking at this report I was in for a long conversation with him. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, Grace, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , , , , ,

5 Things Your Teen Must Hear You Say about Porn

In the teen years, candid conversations about porn are a must. Yes, Internet filtering and monitoring should go without saying, but more than good technology, your teens need to hear godly advice from you about the subject of porn. Continue reading

Topics: Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , , , , ,

Sex and the Church: 10 Resources for Families & Churches

Today’s BCC Book List Resources from Brad Hambrick offers 10 resources related to Sex and the Church. Continue reading

Topics: People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity, Sin | Tags: , , , , ,

Why Does He Look at Pornography?

One problem that biblical counselors will surely face in their counseling and everyday conversations, regardless of gender, is the addiction and enslavement to pornography. With a problem so prevalent and pervasive in the church, numerous books and articles have been written on the topic. How can biblical counselors contribute to this conversation? Continue reading

Topics: Adultery, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , ,

Enslaved to Porn: Why I Returned Again and Again to Pornography

Why do we return to the enslavement of pornography instead of the freedom we have in and with Christ? Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Faith, Gospel-Centered Ministry, People in Need of Care, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , ,

A Pornography Conference Addressing Two Crises

I am amazed by the amount of time I spend in my ministry helping people deal with the issue of pornography. If you had told me when I was in college preparing for ministry that I would exert as much ministry effort addressing this epidemic, I doubt I would have believed you. As I survey the current landscape, I see two crises that must be addressed by the church. Continue reading

Topics: Interview, Megaphone Post, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , ,

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