Even the Simple Things

“An understanding that even the simple things we do behind closed doors impact the lives of others.” (“Kindness Boomerang: How to Save the World (and Yourself) Through 365 Daily Acts” by Orly Wahba)

This is a massive statement. My character is everything. My integrity means infinitely more than I can ever imagine. Even the simple things…like our thoughts, our motivations, our desires – the things we would consider to be so small are so monumental according to our Father in Heaven. It all matters.

I’m more convinced of this today as a husband and father of two than I ever have been. I’m thankful for the Holy Spirit who convicts when necessary and comforts constantly. I’m thankful for the Son, Jesus, who is an ever present reminder that the right choice can be made no matter what, and I’m ultimately thankful for a Father who never stopped chasing His children, even when they were at their worst.

“Because of my integrity you uphold me and set me in your presence forever.” – Psalm‬ ‭41:12‬ ‭NIV‬‬

Holiday Purity Tips: Stay Focused

Merry Christmas to all from Purity For Life!!!

In the first of a series of holiday purity tips, Frank shares one of the most basic things you can do this Christmas & New Year’s for your purity journey: STAY FOCUSED.

It’s easy to get sidetracked and super stressed out during the holidays — it seems to happen every year! But we really need to pay close attention to what is going on inside of us. “What am I feeling?” “What are my triggers?” “Why am I feeling pulled to act out?” These are all incredibly valid questions to be asking.

The Lord wants to you to slow down and not only capture, but hold your heart close during the holidays. Do your best to stay focused!!!

More holiday purity tips coming soon…


BONUS: Agreements – Correcting the Lies We’ve Believed in Life

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In this bonus content from Pure Gold, Frank shares a talk he gave recently on the power of agreements — subtle lies that come into our heart & mind that we might believe about ourselves, others, and even God. Agreements can take a strong hold of our lives if we’re not careful. How do we break agreements? Don’t miss this one!


If you and your spouse are struggling and would like help on your journey, please feel free to contact us! Or, if you’re a wife and need some extra help from another wife who’s walked through what you have, head on over to the “Support for Wives” section and shoot Tracey a a message by filling out the contact form. All communication is strictly confidential.

002: Why Sexual Purity Matters

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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 it or not, please listen &/or watch this episode!

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If you and your spouse are struggling and would like help on your journey, please feel free to contact us! Or, if you’re a wife and need some extra help from another wife who’s walked through what you have, head on over to the “Support for Wives” section and shoot Tracey a a message by filling out the contact form. All communication is strictly confidential.

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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 when I get into my car before I start driving.
Checking tomorrow’s weather, schedule, or task-list before heading off to bed.

And more times than I’d like to admit, l have picked up my phone to do one thing and found myself still on it much later doing something else. Sometimes I don’t even remember why I picked it up in the first place.

Silicon Valley understands brain science and they’re doing a phenomenal job drawing and driving us to our devices. This is important to know, for sure. (For a fascinating and eye-opening glimpse at how developers are competing for our attention, listen to this Ted Radio Hour interview with technology ethicist Tristan Harris.)

But in moments of grace like I experienced today, I understand there’s more going on for me than just brain science.

This is about my searching soul. Yours too. When we pick up our devices, on the deepest of levels we’re looking for something.

Augustine put it this way: “You have made us for Yourself [God], and our hearts are restless until they rest in You.”

For many of us, the first place we’re now bringing our restless hearts is into cyberspace. It’s become our default go-to in our search for rest, satisfaction, meaning, joy, connection, healing, life and love. When our souls are truly hungry for the infinite One, the digital world waves its arms and yells our names, offering a seemingly infinite stream of color, music, commentary, ideas, beauty, wonder, controversy, vitriol, certainty, promise, humor, tragedy, and so much more.

It is god-like.

God Himself does not typically shout at us, distract us, or cut in front of other gods demanding our attention. Developers are fiercely competing for our attention.

A growing body of research is showing that we are becoming addicted to our devices, yet God (who is and always will be our greatest and most fundamental need) has so constituted the human being that we cannot become addicted to Him.

Our souls are searching for God because we are made for Him. And when we find Him, our souls are designed to search ever deeper into God until we are fully His and until we have made Him fully our own.

This is why I can be drawn so powerfully to the device in my backpack. I need grace to leave it so my soul can find what it’s really looking for.

Lord, you alone satisfy my soul. Help me forsake every other god who vies for my devotion.

“Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you” (Psalm 73:25).

Question: What’s one thing you’ve done or can do to avoid turning to your device to try to satisfy your restless heart?

Source: Josh Glaser/Regeneration Ministries