The Fight for Purity: Uncovering the Evils of Pornography and Sex Trafficking

The Fight for Purity: Uncovering the Evils of Pornography and Sex Trafficking

Men, and now women also, are struggling in silence with pornography. All over our world, children and adults are being kidnapped (or otherwise entrapped) and sold into the world of sex trafficking. With every click, men and women perpetuate the pornography and sex...

Tiny Hands International: Helping Those Enslaved by Sex-Trafficking— An Interview with Vicki Tiede

Vicki Tiede is an inspiring Bible teacher, conference speaker, and author. Her passion is to open the Scriptures with women in order to share God's grace and enduring faithfulness. She transparently relates life experiences that resonate and draw others into a...

Gender Roles and the Biblical Standard of Purity An Interview with Grant Castleberry

Grant serves as the Executive Director for CBMW. He is also a PhD student in Church History at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is Marine Corps veteran. He holds a B.S. from Texas A&M and an M.Div from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and...
Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace

Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace

Heath Lambert’s book, Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace, is an issue-specific book for men and women who struggle with sexual sin, specifically in the area of pornography. In the introduction of the book Lambert puts forth his thesis: “This...

Five Ways to Help You Grow in Christ and Defeat Your Addiction

Five Ways to Help You Grow in Christ and Defeat Your Addiction

Sam struggles with pornography on a weekly basis. Every time he looks at pornography he feels guilt and shame. Sam has read the books and articles on how to fight pornography but still thinks, “Help, I’m addicted to pornography and don’t know what to do!” There are...

Finding Freedom in Christ: Letting Go of Self-Condemnation

Finding Freedom in Christ: Letting Go of Self-Condemnation

If you were to open my email inbox in the morning and read my emails you’d see that, outside of getting emails from publicists, the vast majority of emails I get are from people struggling with an addiction to pornography. Whether on my social media pages or in my...

The Real Victims of Pornography

The Real Victims of Pornography

When it comes to the topic of pornography and the Church, our default is to point to the man. We are inundated with statistics that reveal just how prevalent pornography is among men in and out of the Church. We have all seen them — the outrageous percentages that...

Counseling Pornography Addicts

Counseling Pornography Addicts

Pornography is not usually about sex. Sexual addiction is often a symptom of a deeper heart issue, and while we must correct behaviors and habits, if we never get below the surface in our counseling we will not ultimately be helpful. To help a sex addict, we must...

Pornography & Temptation: Getting to the Heart

Pornography & Temptation: Getting to the Heart

“Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.” (1...

From Pew Sitter to Abolitionist Sex Trafficking and the Church

From Pew Sitter to Abolitionist Sex Trafficking and the Church

Pornography and sex-trafficking have gained a foothold of normalcy in the United States. Don’t believe it? Advertisements for sex with minors are now posted on several mainstream online ad companies. The activity is indeed illegal. But the right to advertise it,...

Confronting the Evils of Sex Trafficking

Confronting the Evils of Sex Trafficking

As the author of When Your Husband is Addicted to Pornography: Healing Your Wounded Heart, and as one whose first husband was ensnared by the evil web of pornography, I became heartbreakingly aware that porn fuels the demand for sex-trafficking. The continued demand...

The Secret Sin in the Mind of a Woman

The Secret Sin in the Mind of a Woman

It had been an exhausting day. I can’t even describe to you how much I would just love to close out the rest of the world and drop into the fantasy world of the novel resting on my night stand. Its pages beckon temptingly. I breathe deeply, knowing that if I give into...

Three Ways Jesus Makes Sex Education Easy for Parents

Three Ways Jesus Makes Sex Education Easy for Parents

It’s amazing how sheepish parents can get about the subject of sex—especially around their children. At a recent conference, I spoke to a packed crowd of parents who wanted to learn about how to give their kids a godly sex education. After an hour session, a woman...

Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain

Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain

Pornography has very quickly become a popular conversation among Christians. Pornography is a rising problem not only in our churches but also in our culture. Pornography disrupts how men interact with women. Countless Christian men (and an increasing number of women)...

Four Ways to Minister to People with Sexual Addictions

Four Ways to Minister to People with Sexual Addictions

Over the past few years, I’ve been in a fortunate position to be able to minister to many men locally and across the United States who struggle with an addiction to pornography. Pornography is a huge issue inside and outside the church. Based on the things I’ve...

False Intimacy by Harry Schaumburg

False Intimacy by Harry Schaumburg

As a counselor, I probably speak with more men about pornography and sexual addiction than I do any other subject. Porn addiction has become an epidemic in the church, and helping guys fight for sexual purity has become almost a full-time job. As a result, I am always...