I went to see 50 Shades Darker with Jeanette last night in Hollywood. Two years ago I wrote this blog post. I was even asked to do a sermon at Daybreak Church about the movie for their AT THE MOVIES SERIES. You can watch that HERE. We went to the 10pm show and the first... Read more »
This question in the title of this blog is a tough one. I think every marriage is different, and the ways each one of us are able to handle these types of large questions – especially when our marriages have deteriorated to the point where we’re asking them in the first place – depends on... Read more »
I turned 40 years old last year, right before Christmas. That means I will turn 41 this year, right after Christmas. Just kidding. It’s always a few days before Christmas. I kind of like being 40. Not sure what 41 will bring, but this year seemed to fly by. We launched My Pilgrimage in 2016,... Read more »
“How will I know when I will be able to trust him again?” It is one of the spouse’s most commonly-asked questions during a couples’ first counseling session after discovering sexual addiction! It’s a great question, because at the core of the couples’ issues is the broken bond of trust. Sex-addicted partners: – Violate their... Read more »
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At the end of 2015, we sent out a newsletter that mentioned we were going to create the best podcast possible on the topic of marriage. We didn’t want just another talking head host interviewing people around the up’s and down’s of marriage. We wanted something that pulled people in that people could relate with,... Read more »
Most of us are afraid of people getting even a glimpse of who we are. Throw an addiction into the mix and we end up hiding every part of ourselves from the world. I get it. When everyone else is seemingly happy and coping with life without any issues (btw – they’re not), we don’t... Read more »
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[Note: On Fridays we post new rants from one of our writers, edited only for typos and spelling.This new series is not for those easily offended or for those who only like to play nice. So read this before you start posting your comments.] Some Christians hate swearing. I am not one of them. I love a... Read more »
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Last month I talked a lot about My Pilgrimage, a new approach to breaking free from pornography for men. The response was overwhelming. However, while I was stoked to see so many men enter a new and exciting time in their life beginning a new journey to freedom from pornography … it was also a... Read more »
Ah, Instagram. The home of our beloved #foodporn and #wordporn. These tags are casual and edgy ways to appreciate glorious, towering burgers and macaron-embellished cakes, or a short poem that captures our hearts. They’re also really destructive uses of language. And we need to stop. Look, I’m no stranger to ‘rule 34’ (If it exists,... Read more »
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If you have ever been in a marriage where there has been infidelity present you probably have asked yourself, “Should I stick around or not?” It’s a fair question. It’s also a difficult one. Craig Gross wrote about this question in his post “Should I stay or should I go?” Check it out. That, unfortunately,... Read more »