Is Porn the Unforgivable Sin?
“Pastor John, here’s a question that we get often in the email inbox, worded in various ways. Here’s the main thread in this common question: Is an addiction to pornography an unpardonable, or unforgivable, sin?” True Repentance In the way I understand the Bible about sin, the only sin that cannot be pardoned is the […]
How Bad Do You Want Freedom From Sin?
I remember reading an article about a man who avoided the beach in the summer after admitting his addiction to pornography to his wife. He concluded that being around people who were barely covered often triggered his compulsion. Other cases involved a man who stopped visiting certain sections at a local video store and a […]
Exposing the power and peril of porn
My husband always had “dirty” magazines; he brought them home, he did not hide them. He ordered these magazines as well, and I knew he had videos of pornography that he had when we moved in together. He would watch the porn behind closed doors, but did not hide it. He was very bold about […]
What About #MeToo And Pornography?
One of the surprising things about the #MeToo movement is how little has been said about pornography. One of the great ironies of a movement created for the safety of women is that one can find very little being discussed about the incredible threat of online porn. I mentioned this in a social media post […]
‘Pornography the ISIS of US’: Christian Group Reaches Out at Sex Expo
A Christian ministry’s display is the last thing you’d expect to see at an international adult film conference in Las Vegas, but for Victor Marx it’s the perfect place to reach those trapped in one of the darkest industries. Marx founded All Things Possible Ministries (ATP), which helps broken, troubled, and trafficked youth around the […]
Florida bill would declare porn a public health crisis
The state of Florida may declare pornography a public health crisis because of the myriad health and brain problems it causes. Rep. Ross Spano, who represents House District 59, introduced a resolution acknowledging “pornography is creating a public health crisis and contributing to the hypersexualization of children and teens.” If the resolution passes, the declaration […]