by Mike Genung
Take a minute and think about what you read on Facebook, particularly among Christians.
There’s a lot of preaching, and quoting verses.
Some comment on the hot-button political issue of the moment.
There are the usual posts about food, recipes, what we or our relatives are doing, and other positive, light topics.
Nothing wrong with this. I find it interesting to read what people are saying and doing, and sometimes learn something.
It’s what’s missing that bothers me.
Every once in a while I’ll post ...
By Mike Genung
While I was in bondage to sexual sin, I assumed I was a freak; that something in me was defective or broken that was right in others. Pastors didn’t talk about porn, so I assumed I was the only one who struggled with it.
All those happy faces on Sunday morning were a stark contrast to my inner world of shame and a crippling sense that I was a square peg trying to fit into the church of those who ...
by Mike Genung
Rich Mullins was a well-known Christian recording artist who penned songs like Awesome God, Sometimes by Step, and Sing Your Praise to the Lord, among others.
During one of Mullins’ last concerts before he was killed in a tragic car accident in 1997, he shared his struggles with the temptation to watch pornography, among others. I appreciated Mullins’ transparency because it is rare when someone in the public eye confesses their weaknesses, especially when it comes to lust and pornography. ...
by Robin Williams, Facilitator of the Blazing Grace Wives Support Group
Blazing Grace offers a prayer and support group for wives who are hurting and wounded by their husband's sexual addiction or adultery. The group is open not only to those who are married but to those who are engaged or considering marriage. For a couple of years, I was a participant on the call as the wife of someone struggling with an addiction to pornography. Around 2004, the discovery of my ...