In our last post we began looking at the unintentional damage that takes place in many pastors’ offices, when wives of porn/sex addicts are encouraged that their husbands’ problems might get better if only they were more sexually available. The first two things ministry leaders who counsel couples need to understand about sexual addiction are:
Is it possible to overstate the impact that pornography, sexual sin, and sexual addiction have on the work of Christ’s church on earth?
Everyone in the small group just sat there. The awkward silence hung heavy in the room, like a heavy stage curtain that had just lowered onto everyone sitting in the circle. The bombshell had been dropped just a few seconds ago, but with each ticking second of silence it seemed like years. Continue reading I Don’t Know What To Do…
In the post “Pastors and Porn,” I asked a lot of questions and didn’t give a lot of answers. The questions revolved around what should be done in a situation where a pastoral staff member’s struggle with pornography and/or other sexual sin becomes known. Continue reading Pastors and Porn: Disqualified?
Before I was exposed in my sin and addiction I was part of an accountability group for about ten years. Continue reading Accountability…love the concept, need a better word.
This morning after getting up I did what I often do…looked at my Facebook feed. Continue reading Grace in the Valley of the Shadow of Death