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Preaching on Racism from the 'White' Pulpit: Reflections from David Platt’s Talk at T4G
The learning curve in this conversation about race is steep and more complex than the Black-White binary. And because of that, it can become emotionally exhausting for all of us.
to frustration in pursuing justice. But do we need a clear definition of racism? Pornography and Racism. In Jacobellis vs. Ohio (1964), the Supreme Court
20 Truths from Enter the Ring: Fighting Together for a Gospel-Saturated Marriage
Check out this new book from D.A. and Elicia Horton
Living with and loving an unbelieving spouse is a work of evangelism. 16. Marriage is not the cure for fornication, lust, or pornography. The gospel is.
Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe
Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner?
Sadly, the average age when boys first view pornography is 11. That means only 17 percent of pastors said pornography has not adversely impacted their church.
Theology for Life (Ep. 9): False Intimacy: A Discussion on Pornography, the Brain, and Our Faith
Dr. William Struthers is Professor of Psychology at Wheaton College.
Theology for Life (Ep. 9): False Intimacy: A Discussion on Pornography, the Brain, and Our Faith. 9): False Intimacy: A Discussion on Pornography, the Brain, and Our Faith.
Lord, Have Mercy on 67% of Us
A Lenten research roundup of what Americans think of sin.
While pastors were more likely to say divorce was sinful when a couple fell out of love (61%, vs. 38% Americans) or when one spouse was addicted to pornography (39% vs.
Kay Warren: 'We Were in Marital Hell'
Through God's work in our lives, we've beaten the odds that divorce would be the outcome of our ill-advised union.
The deepest place of confusion and internal struggle for me as a teenager was finding pornography at the home of neighbors where I babysat. How can I look at pornography?
Planting 1,000 Churches in Your Lifetime
Churches need to be planted and then quickly need to plant other churches.
If you're not careful, this conference can become ministry pornography for you—an unrealistic depiction of an experience that you're never going to have, and one that distracts you from
Rural Matters: Part of God's Plan to Transform Our Communities and Our World
Rural North America needs Jesus.
dissolving. Critical problems such as drug addiction, pornography, racial tensions, broken relationships, lack of job opportunities, and more are widespread.
Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World
It’s addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
While some studies indicate the average age children first view pornography is between 11 and 13, a growing number of experts believe this number is changing.
Are You on Track if You Lead a Church of Less Than 100?
Most of the time church planting is a long, hard slog.
I reminded those in the crowd that this conference could help them, or it could hurt them. “If you aren't careful,” I told them, “this conference can be ministry pornography for you.
Are You And Your Church Acting Like Sheep? An Invitation To Correctional Ministry
Our biblical mandate requires us to care for the marginalized, including those impacted by crime.
primarily white, middle-class congregation of 500 has experienced juvenile and adult congregants who have been found guilty of crimes such as drugs, child pornography, and murder.
Porn Is More Criticized and More Popular Than EverSubscriber Access Only
There are so many problems with porn; it’s hard to pick just one.
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This spring, Utah became the first state to declare pornography a public health crisis, calling on businesses and educators to protect children from it.
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?
When the public hears that a pastor, known for his campaign against pornography, is discovered with terabytes of pornography on his computer, most respond by saying, “What a
Here's How 770 Pastors Describe Their Struggle with Porn
More than half have wrestled with it, but less than 1 percent recommend telling their congregation.
for an April summit. The study examined pornography's effect on pastors, churches, the general population, and young people. “Most pastors (57%) and
The Religious Conflict at the Heart of Our Culture Wars
How theological differences over sex have fueled some of the bitterest political fights of the past century and more.
Suffrage was followed by a series of what we would now call “culture wars” over birth control laws, censorship of pornography, marriage across ethnic lines, Alfred Kinsey's sex research
Q+A: The Secret Lives of Teens Online
The conversation about the pornification of social media is long overdue.
Pornography really is central to what's going on with girls and social media,” journalist and author Nancy Jo Sales told me in a phone conversation from her Manhattan apartment.
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
Urgent Care: Pornography & Sexual Addiction Urgent Care: Pornography & Sexual Addiction Also, I would have no contact with other women, no pornography, and no masturbation.
As a New Age Enthusiast, I Fancied Myself a Free Spirit and a Good Person
Then a strange dream, an old friend, and a disturbing psalm woke me up to reality.
1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” I asked God to forgive me for having watched pornography, and I felt
36 Years Of Ministry: One-on-One With Erwin Lutzer
My interview with Erwin Lutzer on what it takes to survive, and thrive, during 30+ years of ministry.
families. Of course we do have men's ministries at The Moody Church, and even more recently have a program for men who struggle with pornography.
Pastor Saeed, Globally-Known Iranian Prisoner, Is Accused of Spousal Abuse — Five Ways We Can Respond
Moments like this they remind us of important (though painful) realities
[Naghmeh] confirmed that she had experienced “physical, emotional, psychological, and sexual abuse through her husband's addiction to pornography.” She wrote at the time, “The
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Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
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