As men, we're built with some strong inherent tendencies like accomplishing, achieving, and conquering all that is before us in life. Like a mighty warrior galloping into battle against enemy forces, we fix our eyes on one thing: complete and total victory. I believe we as men live for conquering. Now, meet the man who … Continue reading Recovery Is Worth The Journey
Honesty Breeds Integrity. EVERY TIME. Don't be that guy who gets defensive when your wife wants to look through your phone or check your Facebook account. We should never live as though there's something to hide...because if we really love our spouses we'll have nothing to hide. https://youtu.be/ftoofFHNxoc
Learning what triggers are and how to best handle them is such a valuable lesson in our recovery journeys. This week, we identify healthy and unhealthy avenues to take when you feel pulled down the wrong direction. Enjoy! Audio: Video: https://www.facebook.com/frankhoness/videos/902404962291/ If you and your spouse are struggling and would like help on your journey, … Continue reading 179: I’m Triggered! Now What?
For those who want to end their use of pornography, the first step is admitting the problem. After this, you need to identify your triggers. A trigger is a person, place, thing, emotion, or experience that can easily lead one into viewing pornography. Some triggers can be easy to identify, such as a day at the … Continue reading Trigger Alert! What’s Yours?
Oftentimes, when we're triggered it's so much easier 2 RETREAT into isolation. Instead, we need to REACH out 2 someone for support & encouragement. Remember if at all possible, the time to reach out is before the slip, not after. https://youtu.be/ZbZqNELBc8I
Is looking the same as lusting? You’d think that the answer that question would be pretty obvious, but I believe more often than not, people get confused when it comes to these two topics (especially Christian people). Here’s the thing: You can lust after anything, not just the opposite sex. You can lust after money. … Continue reading 3 Easy Ways To Know If You Are Looking Or Lusting
Audio Transcript Winning the war against lust is by far the most common theme of all the emails we get in our inbox. Today’s question comes from an anonymous listener. “Hello, Pastor John. Thank you for taking my question! I am a female college student in Maryland, and I love listening to your podcast. Thank … Continue reading Two Strategies to Win the War on Lust