Jay Stringer: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Author, & Activist

Recently, I became more familiar with Jay Stringer, author of a very influential book called Unwanted: How Sexual Brokenness Reveals Our Way to Healing. Jay’s insight & work in the area of sexual addiction is astounding! I recently listened to a podcast from Fight The New Drug where they interviewed Jay about the topic. You can listen to the interview below or go to their site to listen.

I’ve also included some very interesting statistics from Jay on the impact that pornography is having upon our culture (see below). Enjoy the information & podcast!


Porn is the Fruit, Hurt is the Root

For years, we’ve been sharing the importance of understanding the “why’s” behind addiction. Until we do that, we can never be truly free from our struggles. In this bonus segment, Frank shares a recent post from X3church and the importance of understanding what’s underneath compulsive porn use.


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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 message by filling out the contact form. All communication is strictly confidential.

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NEWS: Join the Live Free Community!

One of the core truths of recovery is learning that you can’t get better by yourself. And you never will…ON YOUR OWN. We need people and were designed to be in relationship and community with other safe, healthy people. Especially as we recovery from life-controlling addictions.

Purity For Life is proud to partner with and incredible online ministry called Live Free. Live Free is a private community for men seeking freedom from porn and lust. The ministry exists in the form of an app you can download on your phone which connects you instantly with a community of people who also struggle with pornography and other sexual addictions. Here you can ask questions, share struggles, and receive encouragement for the journey that you’re on.

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But it goes further than that. You can also choose to sign up for a weekly group meeting where the community goes deeper. Each week, you’ll have the opportunity to share openly and talk with other men face to face in a live Zoom call led by a trained group leader.

There are very few ministries, if any, that offer this kind of quality community experience in such a private, secure way. To learn more about how you can get started in a support group or even just get connected with the app, check out Live Free today!

Temptation: A Shortcut that Leads to a Dead End

Thoughts from Matt. 26:41 & Heb. 4:15-16. This past weekend, Frank jumped on Facebook Live to share some thoughts about temptation. Is temptation really all that bad of a thing? In the past, we’ve traditionally thought that temptation is simply the diving board that launches us into sin, but what if our various temptations and triggers are actually pointing to deeper needs and desires within us longing to be filled? We hope you benefit greatly from this podcast!


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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 message by filling out the contact form. All communication is strictly confidential.

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How Honest Can I Be In Recovery?

When we step into our recovery journey, we learn a lot about ourselves and how we’ve numbed out to life’s pain/trauma. Often, we struggle to know how much we can or should share with others about our recovery journey. Rodney Wright joins us to speak about how honest we should be in our recovery?

To hear the full episode: puredesire.org/relationships-recovery



Source: Pure Desires Ministries