Pure Gold is back this week with perhaps the most important question we've ever asked: "Why does sexual purity matter?" Frank attempts to unpack this question, give Scriptural backing, and shares an incredible article from Moral Revolution, "10 Lies We Believe About Sexual Purity". If you're questioning whether the journey for sexual purity is worth … Continue reading 002: Why Sexual Purity Matters
The new narcotic. Morgan Bennett just published an article by this title. The thesis: Neurological research has revealed that the effect of internet pornography on the human brain is just as potent — if not more so — than addictive chemical substances such as cocaine or heroin. To make matters worse, there are 1.9 million cocaine users, … Continue reading Pornography: The New Narcotic
Through the process of addiction & recovery, our wives have most likely been the ones who have carried tremendous pain and felt incredible betrayal from our unhealthy choices. A year or so ago, my wife Tracey recorded three tips for spouses of men who struggle to help give them some hope for the journey. Let … Continue reading Wives: Hope For The Journey
Welcome to the first episode of a brand new podcast! Pure Gold is an honest, no nonsense take on what it means to live with sexual integrity. Each podcast offers practical tips and suggestions on how to strengthen your character, deepen your transparency, & grow in truth through the power of Jesus Christ. In this … Continue reading 001: Welcome to Pure Gold!
Are you protecting yourself online? Every day, countless numbers of men are getting caught in the trap that is pornography. Porn addiction only starts with one click and by the time that one click is performed, it's almost always too late. What if there was a way in which to protect yourself and your family … Continue reading Are you protecting yourself online?
If you are a guy and have been involved in some sort of accountability group (like an X3group), no doubt the subject of “lust” has come up. In my group on Wednesday mornings we talk about this often. Usually the conversation focuses on 3 things: 1. What is lust? 2. How do I not lust? … Continue reading 3 Ways to Look and Not Lust
Weighing in at only around 3 pounds, it’s amazing how much this one organ is capable of in our bodies! The brain uses 20% of the bodies energy and contains 100 billion nerve cells! There are over 1 trillion supporting cells and each brain cell can contain up to 10,000 connections with other cells! WOW!!! … Continue reading The Brain – Fight the New Drug
It happened again today. I found myself mindlessly reaching for my phone. My hand was in my backpack digging for it when I stopped myself—a moment of grace. I’m experiencing this kind of reaching more than I want these days. Checking news in between meetings. Scrolling social media when I’m waiting for someone. Opening emails … Continue reading Search Engine