Normalizing the Conversation

Porn. Masturbation. Sex. If you just squirmed in your chair, it’s probably because these are seemingly uncomfortable topics to discuss. In the church, these things are often not addressed at all, or at best, expressed in one word: “Don’t”....

Self-Pity is Shame’s Best Friend

If you’re a child of the 80’s, you’ll probably recognize this phrase instantly: “I PITY THE FOOL!” It took me a second, but not much longer, to remember the man with the distinct haircut, multiple rings, and massive amounts of gold around...

Shameless Conversations

Twenty years ago when XXXchurch first made an appearance on the scene we were, for all intents and purposes, one of the first and most well-known organizations out there openly talking about sex addiction and porn use… especially in the church world. ...

Sorry, You’re Not a Virgin

The purity movement of the 90s created some odd sexual behaviors that we are still seeing play out 30 years later as those adolescents have become married adults attempting to have healthy sexual relationships. One of those sexual outcomes is that men (and...

Truth and Freedom Are Constant Companions

Charles Stanley once said, “Truth and freedom are constant companions. Where you find one, you will always find the other. Freedom in any area of life comes from discovering the truth about it. And discovering truth in a particular area always results in freedom...