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Some people have an easier time talking about sex than about God.
A pastoral conversation about same-sex attraction
What ever happened to self control?
What does it take to reach women in the sex industry? Maybe just a little love … and frosting.
How to acknowledge the complexities of women's sexuality.
One pastor's journey through sex addiction.
The church that walked with me away from homosexuality.
A Leadership Journal interview with Craig Groeschel and Kyle Idleman
Our editors have compiled our best on Temptation topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.
In Leadership's earliest years, this article evoked more responses than any other. Long before issues with pornography were discussed openly, one pastor anonymously shared the extent of his struggle with lust.
Some practical steps can help maintain sexual purity and effective ministry.
One of Leadership's most-requested pieces, this article outlines practical steps for avoiding the lure of a pervasive temptation.
Many in ministry Did Not Finish. What can we do about that?
Numerous ministries have been derailed by moral failures. Moral faithfulness requires accountability, honesty, and the acknowledgment of temptations.
Certain approaches to ministry lead to self-destruction.
Written by a woman who witnessed the devastation of sexual addiction firsthand when her husband (a pastor) was convicted of a felony sexual offense, this article explores whether addictions are fostered by a life in ministry.
When a pastor struggles with an addiction, who needs to know?
People respond to vulnerability and authenticity, but how much should a pastor share about his struggles? When a pastor is struggling with addictive behavior, who needs to know?