Good Sex, Good Marriage?

Good Sex, Good Marriage?

by Ashley Jameson October 25, 2018

I often hear people say that what goes on in the bedroom is a good indicator of where your relationship is at. While there is some validity to this statement, I know plenty of couples, including myself at one point, who have great sex but not a great marriage.

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A Star Is Born: A Pure Desire Review

A Star Is Born: A Pure Desire Review

by Debby Flanagan October 18, 2018 1 Comment

A Star of Born is an accurate portrayal of how the effects of addiction and childhood wounds can overshadow all our talent and blessings. Addiction affects every part of an addict’s life–especially the people who love them.

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Porn on the Brain

Porn on the Brain

by Heather Kolb September 27, 2018

Pornography use alters our brain. It creates a false sense of relationship through imagination and fantasy, inhibiting our ability to form intimate connections with real people. Pornography is a myth.

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3 Ways to Be a Safe Person

3 Ways to Be a Safe Person

by Shari Chinchen August 02, 2018

None of us sets out to be an unsafe person. No best friend sets out to hurt, no healthy spouse sets out to betray, no loving parent sets out to embarrass. However, even the best among us may have never considered what it takes to carefully hold someone else’s heart.

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The Traps of Social Media

The Traps of Social Media

by Trevor Winsor July 26, 2018

Avoiding the traps of social media doesn’t happen organically. Falling into the traps does. In order to avoid the traps, we have to be intentional, courageous, and honest about what we want in life.

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How The Mighty Have Fallen

How The Mighty Have Fallen

by Nick Stumbo July 19, 2018 1 Comment

Another high profile leader in the American church was removed from ministry for sexual immorality. This breaking story of a respected pastor and revered seminary professor in my community is sadly similar to so many others.

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Scrolling By Example

Scrolling By Example

by Ashley Jameson July 05, 2018

I have a secret hiding place, between my fridge and cabinet, where I can use my phone, and my husband and kids can’t see me. You may be asking yourself, “Why does this grown woman need to hide from her husband and kids?” Because I’m a hypocrite!

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Kids, Let's Talk About Sex

Kids, Let's Talk About Sex

by Ashley Jameson May 03, 2018

As the mother of four kids, I recognize the fear and hesitation that exists when talking to your kids about sex. But here’s the truth: one way or another, your kids WILL learn about sex.

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Avengers & Addiction

Avengers & Addiction

by Trevor Winsor April 26, 2018

Now, you don’t normally hear the words “addiction” and “Avengers” in the same sentence, unless you watch the movies every single day (which we can talk about later). I promise you, all of this will make sense at the end.

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Walmart Does

Walmart Does "Clean Up"

by Nick Stumbo April 12, 2018

Last week, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) reported that mega-giant retailer Walmart would be making a change to their check-out aisles. This minor change went virtually unnoticed by nearly every news outlet in the world; yet culturally, this move was deeply significant.

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No Thank You, Hugh

No Thank You, Hugh

by Nick Stumbo March 15, 2018 1 Comment

It’s time that we stand up and say, “No thank you, Hugh.” This is not the world I want to inherit. I want to pass on a world where every single person—man and woman—is treated with dignity and respect, and where sex actually means something again.

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50 Shades of Grey: A Pure Desire Review

50 Shades of Grey: A Pure Desire Review

by Rebecca Vander Meer February 15, 2018 1 Comment

The 50 Shades of Grey books and movies are not about healthy intimacy. They are about misguided attempts at intimacy. Sex, on the other hand, plays a part in the broken attempt to connect with another human being.

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