Soul Friends and Our Longing for Relationship

Death is hard. Loss sucks and a friend reminded me that death hurts so much because of the loss of relationship that we face people we love. Sometimes we can even feel deep sadness when someone we DON’T know dies. I’ve wondered why. I think it might be because of our longing for deep relationships. This video/song struck me deeply this week. Why? Is it because of the loss of…

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Parents: A 7 Step Social Media Introduction Model for Healthy Internet Use for Our Kids

Our world is becoming more and more digital all of the time; a whopping 95 percent of teenagers have access to a smartphone. With a smartphone comes a whole lot of responsibility to keep safe online, which we as parents should be controlling. We MUST equip and prepare our kids, not only to be safe but to be amazing online citizens and advocates for Jesus. For this to happen we…

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Parents: Responding To Your Child’s Porn Problem

Many parents believe that the character of their children will protect them from the dangers of the online world. Unfortunately, the usual reality is that the online world bombards them and because of hormones and peer influence they don’t stand a chance. Their character may be solid and they may even be able to avoid things like cyberbullying and inappropriate self-expression, but with many websites similar to HD Porn Video…

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A Youth Leaders Guide to Supporting Teens Struggling with Porn

This post will serve as a quick guide for youth workers who have someone they are working with and mentoring come to them and confess an issue with porn. The assumption is that they have come in order to get help. This list is directed towards youth workers specifically but can easily be adjusted for someone of any age if the term “parent” is changed to spouse etc. Also note…

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6 Steps to Freedom From Porn

The porn epidemic and the problems that come along with it are becoming a widespread reality. Its not just Christian conservatives who are calling it out for what it is. Science is consistently finding the levels of addiction and issues that come into play with porn. In spite of how many of you might feel, freedom from this issue IS possible. I know many men that have decided that stumbling…

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