Category: Sin

It’s Better to Use Porn Than Cheat on My Wife…

It’s Better to Use Porn Than Cheat on My Wife…

It is no secret that porn use is rampant in the Church.  Estimates are between 50-70% of Christian men use it daily. The effects of chronic porn use, or porn addiction, on the brain...

The Shedding of Innocent Blood

The Shedding of Innocent Blood

Chelsea is a young teenager, barely seventeen. In the early autumn sunset, her silhouette is both strong and graceful.  The sun casts a long shadow at this time of day. On the lake shore, she stands alone, her long, blonde hair...

Do You Mourn?

Do You Mourn?

“Blessed are those who mourn. For they shall be comforted.” ~ Matthew 5:4 Do you mourn? Presently? Right now? I bet you do. There are many griefs in this life. There are many things...

Doubts, Struggles, Sin…and Grace and Us

Doubts, Struggles, Sin…and Grace and Us

“I have doubts.  But people just laugh them off.  Does anyone care?  I guess perhaps it is time to move on…” “I am struggling with alcohol.  I keep giving in, getting drunk…no one gets hurt,...

Rock Bottom

Rock Bottom

Rock bottom. Are you there? I have been at rock bottom. It is painful – especially when you first hit. When you get so low that you can no longer see the light. When...

2 Questions about Tolerance, Duck Commander and Gay Marriage

2 Questions about Tolerance, Duck Commander and Gay Marriage

“What are your thoughts on Gay marriage? ” ~ Anonymous The real issue for Christians is not whether a gay couple should have the same rights as a heterosexual couple, the issue is a...

Have I Truly Repented?

Have I Truly Repented?

“Have I truly Repented?” This is one of the most painful questions ever asked of me.   Honestly I don’t know. How could I?  I can’t answer that question, but what I can answer...

I am Tired and Grumpy

I am Tired and Grumpy

I am tired and grumpy. I am working evening shift right now.  My days are long and my nights are short.  I am running on little sleep, I don’t see my wife except for...

Exposure of Sexual Sin: 3 – True Repentance is Radical

Exposure of Sexual Sin: 3 – True Repentance is Radical

The cross of Christ is not a recovery program. You do not go to the cross because there is some good in you worth saving. You don’t go to the cross to have a...

Exposure of Sexual Sin: 1- A Sovereign Act of Kindness

Exposure of Sexual Sin: 1- A Sovereign Act of Kindness

I believe that a child of God can fall into sin…even grievous and horrible sin.  Sin that is so awful, so foul, so detestable that they can make even the godliest person want to...