The Word never asks us to suck it up and push pain away. Instead, we are encouraged to admit our sin and frailty, and to take our sins and grief to the Lord.
As a single Christian man, enlightenment came a little late to me in my bachelor days and at age 36 I was still single. When I found out that my kid brother, 6 years younger than me just had his first-born, life's harsh realities somehow got into my senses. I'm not getting any younger, and my old friends and contemporaries aren't with me any longer and are busy with their own lives. So, there's not much fun anymore. Time really flies so swiftly. It dawned on me that I really have to set my priorities right otherwise I might miss the boat.
"God does not give us a spirit of fear." But somebody must have snuck in the back door and scared the "bejeebies" out of many single Christian men because a lot of us are intimidated by independent women. Come on brothers, what in the world are we afraid of?
If you or someone you love is struggling with a porn addiction, take these steps to freedom.
At a men’s conference I sponsored recently in Philadelphia, some of my friends took the stage and got gut-level honest about their temptations. I was so proud of their courage. Shay, a young father from Ohio, admitted that he was exposed to hard-core pornography when he was only five years old. He began modeling what he saw in X-rated videos when he was just six.