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The DTM Bubble

by Mike Genung Last month I took a trip to China.  When I travel abroad I always like to compare the contrasts between our culture in the West and the country I’m visiting. China has well over a billion people, so personal space and boundaries aren’t as important as pushing your way through the herd to get what you need. It’s a matter of survival. It was fun to watch the Chinese people boarding a plane when taking domestic flights over there. They ...
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Who Are You?

By Mike Genung “Hi, I’m Mike, a sex addict.” This was how we were expected to introduce ourselves at the 12 step groups I attended back in the 90’s. Many who are in bondage to sexual sin have issues with justification and denial; identifying ourselves as a sex addict makes sense to face the reality and seriousness of the situation. Yet when I look hard at Scripture, I don’t see God identifying His people by their sin. Peter wasn’t referred to as “the guy ...
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Frozen Hearts

by Mike Genung Recently, I took my daughters to watch the Disney movie “Frozen.” The plot involved two sisters whose parents were a King and a Queen of a small kingdom. The eldest sister, Elsa, is born with a special power that enables her to create ice, snow, or cold. When the two girls are young, Elsa accidentally hurts her younger sister while they’re playing. The injury is life threatening, and the family rushes to get help. After Elsa’s younger sister recovers, her ...
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Six Reasons Why Husbands Should Confess Porn to Their Wives

by Mike Genung Here are six reasons why those of us who are married should tell our wives of our struggle with porn or sexual sin: 1. The marriage is corrupted, and until you come clean the adulteress of lust will always be between you and your wife, thwarting intimacy, causing stress, and keeping you trapped in guilt and shame. Moreover, your porn addiction and deception are an open door of sin that Satan uses to corrupt you, your wife and your children. I’ve ...
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