When your child gives your parenting a failing grade: The power of vulnerable parenting

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“How would you rate my parenting on sensitive subjects?” Who amongst us would have the guts to ask such a question? We have enough fears about our we are doing as parents without having our kids confirm them! Marilyn Evans however, needed to know. And when her son gave her a failing grade she was brave enough to make changes. She … Read More

An open letter to porn

Josh GilmanCulture, Freedom, Healthy SexualityLeave a Comment

Dear Porn, You’re going to lose. Oh, you will have more victories. Of course. People will fall for your lies and your traps. I have been one of them. I know how easy it is. But I also know the truth. So do so many of my friends. Even the ones currently ensnared by you. humans were made for more … Read More

Consuming the Poison

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By: Jonathan Murray (Scripture Union Canada) I believe there are numerous reasons to fight against the porn industry. Take for example, it’s destructive impacts on families, communities, relationships, and the Church. Perhaps one of the most devastating however, is how the porn industry transforms men and women into mere consumers. I am convinced that everyone has a unique set of … Read More

Being a girl in a pornified world

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Our rapidly changing digital world has had far-reaching consequences. However, few people have suffered as much as young women. The smart-phone introduced an unprecedented age of anonymity and access to violent, and degrading sexual violence portrayed as “normal sexuality”. This week on our podcast we were joined by speaker and activist Devorah Gilman to discuss what has happened to a … Read More

Fighting Porn Addiction, Saving Marriages, & How To Find Out If Your Boyfriend Is Watching Porn

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There are a lot of ways that people fight pornography. But one of the most effective ways is to actually become a licensed, sexual recovery therapist. This week on our podcast we were joined by one of those very special people who has taken the time to get the training and expertise to help people who feel helpless. In this … Read More

The Problem with Fantasy

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By: Brad Pullan I’m convinced that spending time sexually fantasizing about people (who aren’t your partner/spouse) is very harmful.   Before going further I want to make it clear that I am NOT addressing married couples desiring and thinking about each other. While there are both healthy and unhealthy ways of thinking about your spouse, for the purpose of this … Read More

The Parent Trap: Inadvertently Reinforcing Shame

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By Marilyn Evans: I’ve been thinking a lot about shame lately. And how it’s such a BIG obstacle for kids striving to let go of the compulsive habit to use porn. Shame floods the mind with negative thoughts and self-doubt. —”I’m no-good, I’m unlovable, I’m worthless, I’m stupid…” the list goes on. To meet our young people in their crisis, … Read More

Invisible Chains

Josh GilmanAwareness, Freedom, Healthy Sexuality, Men, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

By Guest Author I became active in discussing the harms of pornography after completing my Masters thesis on drug use. It struck me when over and over again in focus groups and interviews people, often men, we would talk about sex addiction. As a young man at the time, I laughed this off. Aren’t all young men addicted to sex, … Read More