Gary Thomas’ book The Sacred Search is very relevant and helpful. If you are single or dating I suggest you check it out.
I know my experience isn’t as traumatic as many people’s experiences so I have hesitated to share this. However, I want to show support and point out that our system is broken. So, out of concern and in an attempt to combat the problem in some small way, I add my voice: #metoo Me too. I […]
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] Sex in Marriage and Porn Good marriages and good sex are good for individuals and society.[i] I am not against good sex and God is certainly not against good sex either (see e.g. Prov. 5:18-19 and Song of Solomon). It’s just that God […]
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] The Supernatural Perspective So, we have looked at the natural perspective but what does the supernatural or Biblical perspective have to say? The Bible has been saying what we just saw—that porn is bad—for over a millennia. But let’s look at a few […]
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] Porn and Objectification Porn turns people into objects to use and then discard. A Princeton University study has actually shown that “viewing pictures of scantily clad women activated the ‘tool-use part’ of men’s brains, causing them to view women as tools to be […]
[This post contains explicit descriptions and is not suitable for all audiences] How should we think about porn? Porn has been normalized and seems to be accepted for the most part in mainstream culture. It may not always be openly promoted but it seems to be assumed. It seems wise, in part because of porns […]
[[Warning!!!]] The conclusion I come to here may be offensive, radical, and seemingly insane to the majority of Americans. The culture we consume continuously yells: “Sex! Sex! SEX!!!” However, I ask you to consider my perspective on sex. So, are our bodies for sex and sexiness? First, if you are above the age of 30 […]
John is attracted to men. Jane is attracted to women. And so, our cultural says, “Go for it! If that’s the way you feel (the culture’s only form of “objective” truth). After all, that’s the way you were born. It’s in your genes.” I, Paul, am attracted to women (pl.) and yet I am married, […]