What Christianity is ACTUALLY About.

Christianity is misconstrued and misunderstood by most people today - even by most Christians. I won't bore you with a long lead in, just check out this video below and you'll see what I mean: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykH8E9wTCcQ Tim Mackie does a wonderful job of explaining what Christianity is really all about, and what God's promises are … Continue reading What Christianity is ACTUALLY About.

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 5: Roar into the Storm

ROAR INTO THE STORM Step 5 is, admittedly, a little different. But it's an important one, so take it seriously and don't forget it. On this journey you will find yourself bound up with frustration. It's a result of going from "relieving" yourself at a moment's notice to simply not doing that. The goal here … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 5: Roar into the Storm

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 4: Healing Your Wounds

If you don't allow yourself to heal, to forgive yourself, then you won't be able to overcome this addiction.

Controlled Burning

Photo by Jon Parker As I was hiking through the forest after night camping on a small mountaintop, I came across the scene in the photo above. This is a big deal. A much bigger deal than I would have thought before learning why the Forest Service does these burns. Many of you may have … Continue reading Controlled Burning

God and Cain and Abel

Photo by Ian on Unsplash I've been thinking a lot lately about the Biblical reality that God was more pleased with Abel's offering to Him than He was with Cain's offering. Many of you know at this point that I don't consume animal products. If you've read THIS POST then you'll know why. My goal … Continue reading God and Cain and Abel

Monk Mode

Monk Mode was a way for me to say no to some of the instant gratification I so often sought. I could say, "No, I'm in Monk Mode right now. I need to focus." It helped quite a lot. But that phrase in and of itself is just a tool. It can help in the moment of temptation to get you through it, but eventually it grows stale without some kind of long-term commitment.

Why Am I Here?

Photo by Danny Howe on Unsplash Why am I here? It's a question that has plagued humanity since long before we could drown out our existential dread with alcohol, drugs, junk food, porn, video games, etc. It's a question that I've asked numerous times. Or is it? Is that the question I asked? Or are … Continue reading Why Am I Here?

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 3: The Battle of the Spirit

Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." Ephesians 6:12 There is a war happening all around us that most of us aren't … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 3: The Battle of the Spirit

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 2: The Battle of the Body

Step One was all about mastering your mind; your thoughts. Have you taken the time to really put in effort in this area? Have you seen progress? If you're ready, read on, but if not then no worries. Take your time and at least gain some traction in the area of mental discipline, in taking … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 2: The Battle of the Body

Jesus loves me, this I know…

Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash Writing Music (There's an audio version of this at the bottom of the page, or you can listen HERE.) I remember running as a child through the forests near my home, through fields, down dirt roads, over creeks... I was always running, climbing, biking, jumping. Always moving, except for … Continue reading Jesus loves me, this I know…