We need to foster better, more vertical accountability in our churches. How do we do that?
What would it mean to fight pornography together? What would it look like to cultivate a culture where leaders and members help one another?
The sting of pornography has struck many marriages. The way forward can feel confusing and demoralizing. But there’s hope.
“Men, what do you view on your screens when no one is watching?” This question will bury some women in shame.
Sexual wholeness is vital to healing, and these resources will help pastors better structure small groups in ways that facilitate a more open and safe place for people to come and share their experiences and struggles.
When a church member first confesses pornography consumption, they’re usually relieved to admit their battle and get help in their fight.
Pornography flourishes under the right conditions—within a broader ecosystem of sins, struggles, and situations. It never operates in isolation.
Those who want to understand the biology that contributes to porn addiction will be well served by Struthers’ book.
Overall, I would strongly recommend The Game Plan as a tool for discipling men through habitual sexual sin, especially pornography.
A Better Story is a thoughtful, faithful and persuasive proposal for how to respond—or at least begin to respond—to the sexual revolution.
We should pray that our members would understand the need to make our relationships transparent—to share embarrassing things about ourselves, to speak honestly, and to ask one another careful, loving questions
We must continue to struggle, for this is why God’s grace has been revealed, that we might be delivered from all lawlessness and pursue upright and holy lives as we await Christ’s return. Our Lord demands nothing less.
The best commendation I can give for this book is that I regularly give it away to my church members and use it in discipleship groups and in counseling.
The temptation for the Christian is to redefine sexual purity according to the shifting standards of morality.