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Student Blogs on “Hide ‘n’ Seek”

Guest Blogger, July 21, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Hide ‘n’ Seek: The Stolen Body Myth   When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,  telling them, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came during the night… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Blind Man’s Bluff”

Guest Blogger, July 14, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Blind Man’s Bluff: The Wrong Tomb Myth The Resurrection of Jesus is the central point of the Christian faith. Those who do not believe in Christ often argue that the resurrection never happened. What if the women on Easter Sunday found the… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Playing Dead”

Guest Blogger, July 7, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Playing Dead: The Swoon Myth   Popularized centuries ago, the swoon myth insists that after being brutally beaten, brutalized and crucified, Jesus… fainted, rather than died. If this myth were true, the central event of Christianity, the Resurrection of Christ, would be… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Truth or Coincidence”

Guest Blogger, June 30, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Truth or Coincidence: The Coincidence Myth     Many predictions (Nostradamus, fortune-cookies, horoscopes, etc.) are purposefully vague, allowing people to apply them pretty much no matter what happens. Many people assume the predictions of Scripture are the same–made-up and only accurate by… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Vending Machine God”

Guest Blogger, June 23, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God: The Christmas Myth  God wants us to love Him, not things. He wants us to seek Him, not answers to greedy prayers. When you live your life in communion with God, who gave His only Son to die for our… Read more »

Student Blogs on “One Among Many”

Guest Blogger, June 16, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many: The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth     The Bible was written on Three continents in three languages on hundreds of controversial subjects. It contains flashes of inspired poetry as well as detailed history, captivating biography, letters, memoirs, and prophetic writings. Yet… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Wimpy Jesus”

Guest Blogger, June 9, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Wimpy Jesus: The Meek and Mild Myth     You are badly mistaken if you think that Jesus Christ was as weak, soft-spoken, or smooth-handed as some of our artists have made Him appear.   On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple… Read more »

Student Blogs on “Prophet Jesus”

Guest Blogger, June 2, 2018

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Prophet Jesus: The Good Teacher Myth Jesus has made it very clear that He is the Son of God–but some people dismiss this His Lordship and divinity, calling Him a “good teacher” instead. Jesus claimed to be God–either He is who He… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Luke Skywalker God”

Guest Blogger, December 29, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Luke Skywalker God: The Impersonal Force Myth God is personally interested in you. He knows your name: “See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.”  Isaiah 49.16 “I love those who love me and those who seek me find me.” Proverbs… Read more »

Student Blogs on “The Cosmic Cop”

Guest Blogger, October 27, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop: The Killjoy Myth Believe it or not, God does not want to spoil your fun. He wants you to experience a full and joyful life, the “eternal pleasures” that the psalmist talked about: “You have made known to me the path… Read more »

A Word From Mrs. Clark

Guest Blogger, September 16, 2017

Mrs. Clark on her 7th Grade Bible Class: “Don’t Check Your Brains At the Door” As a 7th grade Bible teacher, I have the privilege of working with students each and every day as they grow in their faith, as they ask tough questions and as they deal with tough… Read more »

Trinton, Daniel and Abbi Do the Math

Guest Blogger, September 9, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide ‘n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth This myth is about people saying Jesus’s body supposedly got stolen. But how could Jesus’ body get stolen – with the 16 guards, 4 on duty and the other 12 sleeping? They say the disciples played… Read more »

Sebastian and Julian: Would You Die for a Lie?

Guest Blogger, September 2, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide ‘n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     The stolen body myth is about how some non-Christians believe the body of Jesus Christ was stolen by the disciples and later hidden. (Which is not a realistic theory to say the least). Jesus… Read more »

Abigail and Will: Theft Impossible

Guest Blogger, August 26, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide ‘n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     “You know, Jesus really didn’t really rise from the dead. People just stole his body and claimed he rose from the dead.” This is what many people believe, but it was impossible to steal… Read more »

Karlene, Lizzie and Karissa: Blind Man’s Bluff

Guest Blogger, August 19, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Blind Man’s Bluff The Wrong Tomb Myth     The Wrong Tomb Myth states that the empty tomb was not Jesus’, and His body was in His real tomb, which had gotten mixed up with the empty tomb. This could seem logical, but… Read more »

Jake, Adam and Lexi: Really Dead, Really Alive

Guest Blogger, August 12, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Playing Dead The Swoon Myth   We as Christians know that Jesus was a real person and did have a real body because He rose from the dead and He let Thomas, His disciple, touch the wounds on His hand and the wound… Read more »

Lizzie and Wyatt: 39 Lashes and a Spear

Guest Blogger, August 5, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Playing Dead The Swoon Myth   The Swoon Theory is about Jesus possibly not fully dying and just playing dead during his crucifixion. However, we can with confidence state that this theory is false! First of all, we know that the centurion, whose… Read more »

Maddie and Marshall on the Crucifixion

Guest Blogger, July 28, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Playing Dead The Swoon Myth   The Swoon Myth is the thought that Jesus never really died. The myth states that Jesus merely passed out and the disciples took him from the grave. This is obviously false, not only did Mary Magdalene and… Read more »

“Thousands of People Watching”–Samantha and Reed on the Witnesses

Guest Blogger, July 22, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth   RABBI HEALS A BLIND MAN! Can you imagine that as a headline in the Galilee daily news? Well, it may seem crazy, but we know it is %100 true! Honestly, it can sound… Read more »

Caden and Karlene on Real Miracles

Guest Blogger, July 15, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth   This myth is saying that the miracles that were written in the Bible were just made up stories or myths or folklore. Well,  all those miracles really happened. People think that walking on… Read more »

Madison and Daniel on True Stories

Guest Blogger, July 8, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Changing Fact to Fiction The Myths and Legends Myth     The Bible is pretty extraordinary and tells the best stories. The Bible states pure facts about God the Father and His Son Jesus who died on the cross for us. Over the… Read more »

Xiomara Debunks the “Variant Reading Myth”

Guest Blogger, July 1, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   In chapter 11 we learned about the Bible and how truly reliable it is. Some people might think it’s old so it can’t all be true, or that some things were lost… Read more »

Paige and Samantha on the Proof of God’s Word

Guest Blogger, June 24, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   Some people say that the Bible is kind of like the telephone game.  They think that what we read now is not the exact same thing that was written thousands of years ago…. Read more »

Kole on the Gold Standard

Guest Blogger, June 17, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   The Telephone Game is a team building activity where a group of people get in a line and a message is passed down the line. As the phrase is passed down the… Read more »

Rebekah and Campbell: Bible is in a “league of its own”

Guest Blogger, June 10, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   Some people think the Bible is similar to the telephone game.  Like the telephone game, it is believed that the Bible is different than it was thousands of years ago. The original… Read more »

Avery: “How’s THAT for precision?”

Guest Blogger, June 3, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   The Bible is the most reliable source in the world. It is translated into almost every language, too. The Bible is commonly thought to have errors just as the telephone game works…. Read more »

Alex and Adam on the Reliability of the Bible

Guest Blogger, May 27, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Bible and the Telephone Game The Variant Reading Myth   When you ask some people about the Bible, some might say, “it’s pretty cool, there’s some good stuff in it, but some of it can’t be true.” You may ask a teacher about the… Read more »

Angelina on Bible Discoveries

Guest Blogger, May 20, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth states that the Bible is just another book. This can be debunked because of many discoveries that show that the events are historically correct. People also don’t understand that every author in the Bible agree… Read more »

Elizabeth on God’s Ultimate Book

Guest Blogger, May 13, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The Bible. One of the greatest books ever to be written. Some say it’s just one of those great books that you read once and put it on the shelf to collect dust. Just another book. That’s a… Read more »

Grant: The Bible is for Daily Use

Guest Blogger, May 6, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth In this week’s myth it talked about the holy book, the Bible. One myth about the Bible is that it is just another good book in the world. I disagree strongly with that. People say they have a… Read more »

Roman on the “Just-Another-Great-Book” Myth

Guest Blogger, April 29, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth A lot of people in this world think that the Bible is just another book on the shelf. They think it’s just like the Odyssey or Iliad, and even Shakespeare’s writings but not as important. This is very… Read more »

Sammie on the Special Book

Guest Blogger, April 22, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The Bible may be a book but it is not an ordinary book. Yes, all books have chapters, page numbers, and words and yes the Bible consists of these things but still it doesn’t make it an ordinary… Read more »

Campbell on Treasuring the Bible

Guest Blogger, April 15, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth     The Bible is the most holy, true, and miraculous book ever known to man. Yet still, some people believe otherwise. Even though the Bible is full of many true miracles, some people consider it a fable,… Read more »

Jaden on God’s Best Tool for Us

Guest Blogger, April 8, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth   The myth in this chapter is that the Holy Bible is just another great book among many. The Bible is the greatest book of all. One of many incredible ways to prove the Bible’s uniqueness is how… Read more »

Karlene on the Bible That Gives Us Purpose

Guest Blogger, April 1, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth The One Among Many myth talks about how the Bible is just like all other great books in history, like Shakespeare, the Iliad, and the Odyssey. They couldn’t be more wrong. The Bible is not just another “great… Read more »

Samantha on God-Breathed Word of God

Guest Blogger, March 25, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth 2 Timothy 3:16-17 says, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.” It explains many times in the Bible the importance of the Bible but most importantly — that nothing compares… Read more »

Sutton on The Greatest Book Ever

Guest Blogger, March 18, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth Psalms 119: 114 says, “You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” This verse alone debunks one whole myth. The myth assumes that the Bible isn’t the greatest book, but simply… Read more »

Emma on Why Bible is Not “Just Another Story”

Guest Blogger, March 11, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth This weeks chapter, One Among Many, explains how people think of the Bible as just another book. The writers use the example of a professor who keeps his dusty, unused Bible, just sitting along his shelves with some… Read more »

Lawerence on One Unfolding Story

Guest Blogger, March 4, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth   The just-another-great-book myth says the Bible is just another great book like the Iliad or Odyssey. This myth can be refuted. Books take a long time to write, even a lifetime.  The Bible was written over a… Read more »

Abigail: Bible Written With God’s Help

Guest Blogger, February 25, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth People say the Bible is a great book that was written by just another author. Some think that it is a book of guessing of what is to come. But the Bible is a book of overwhelming… Read more »

Elizabeth on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Guest Blogger, February 11, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “In Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door, this chapter talks about a 7 year old boy asking for God to prove himself. The boy kneels next to his bed asking for 1… Read more »

Samantha on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, February 11, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘Wee woo wee woo…’ “The terrifying sound blasted from the intimidating cop car, or what some think is the sound of God turning on His punishment sirens. “The ‘cosmic cop,’ the ‘punishment police,’ the ‘killjoy king’–whatever He… Read more »

Maddison on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, February 4, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth     “Is God a cosmic cop? Is He a police officer who never lets us have any fun? “God is a cosmic killjoy. The devil is just a guy who wanders the earth trying to make… Read more »

Victoria on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, January 28, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ claims that God steals the joy out of a Christian life. “This is false. God IS our joy. “Satan is the one who steals our joy. 1 Peter 5:8 states that he is… Read more »

Will It Take a Miracle to Stop Using Porn?

Guest Blogger, January 24, 2017

So, you think it will take a miracle for you to recover from your sexual brokenness fully? You have asked Him for that miracle many times and yet are still struggling. Maybe you have lost hope and resigned to a life of sexual sin. Ok … I saw you roll… Read more »

Trace on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, January 21, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ states that God is like the ‘Fun Police.’ He doesn’t allow us to have any fun. “We think ‘God just wants to spoil it for us,’ as Don’t Check Your Brains at the… Read more »

CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Guest Blogger, January 14, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you… Read more »

Elliott on “The Killjoy Myth”

Guest Blogger, January 11, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “According to this myth, God is a ‘cosmic cop’ standing in the center of the universe punishing people. “People think that God is some authoritative figure striking people down with lightning if they do wrong. This myth is… Read more »

Can We Really Know If The Bible Is God’s Word?

Guest Blogger, January 10, 2017

By Craig T. Owens, originally posted here Have you ever been stumped by someone’s argument against Christianity or the Bible? Has anyone ever made fun of you because the Bible sounds like a fairy tale? Over 100 years ago Oswald Chambers described how our post-Christian world was beginning to treat… Read more »

Abbi on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Guest Blogger, January 7, 2017

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ is about people thinking that God will answer any question they have, or give them anything that they are wishing for. People believe if they try hard enough God… Read more »

What Child Is This Anyway?

Guest Blogger, December 22, 2016

This season, don’t run from questions about the origins of Christmas. Use them to point people in the right direction. A couple of years ago as we were setting up for our Living Nativity, I was wrapping a towel around the doll we were going to use for the infant… Read more »

The Lies and the Truth about Pornography

Guest Blogger, November 15, 2016

By Lynn Marie Cherry, author of Keep Walking: 40 Days to Hope and Freedom after Betrayal My husband was 7 years old when he and a buddy found a stack of magazines in the woods behind their neighborhood. Being curious boys, they took the magazines to their tree house and pornography… Read more »

6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting

Guest Blogger, November 15, 2016

[Original post here by Paul Pennington] Over the last decade, God has worked in amazing ways to raise awareness of His love for orphans among American Christians. This awareness had led to action, and thousands of orphans and foster children have been adopted into Christian families. Sadly, many of these families are now barely surviving. Hope for… Read more »

The Financial Burden of Pornography Addiction

Guest Blogger, November 4, 2016

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) We are well aware that individuals addicted to pornography, and their loved ones, pay a high emotional price. An addiction to pornography takes a huge toll on a relationship, resulting in emotional isolation and a loss of time spent enjoying more productive… Read more »

‘Trigger Warning’ – How Careful Do Recovering Addicts Need To Be With Stimuli?

Guest Blogger, October 11, 2016

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) Everything comes with a ‘trigger warning’ nowadays. Some people consider these a bit sissy – but for people struggling to overcome things like trauma and addiction, trigger-warnings can prevent exposure to media or situations which really could damage their health. With pornography… Read more »

How Can You Spot A Pornography Addiction?

Guest Blogger, September 9, 2016

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) Many seek sexual stimulation outside of the bounds of ‘normal’ intercourse. In most cases, people can keep this urge under control, but serious problems arise when people (especially young people) use porn as an educational rather than a recreational tool, and attempt to apply… Read more »

Peace of Mind in an Unstable World

Guest Blogger, July 8, 2016

No matter what the future holds, you can have peace of mind and confidence when you know this. No matter what happens in the world or in our own individual lives, is there a place to turn for stability? Can we look toward the future with hope, regardless of life’s… Read more »

Where is God in the Midst of Tragedy?

Guest Blogger, July 8, 2016

Ever ask, “God where are you?” What exactly can you count on God for? To what degree can we rely on God to be with us? Is He really someone we can turn to at all…in times of crisis as well as times of calm? By Marilyn Adamson on EveryStudent.com… Read more »

Open Letter to Set Free Summit

Guest Blogger, June 17, 2016

Jessica Harris, Beggar’s Daughter Jessica Harris is a writer, speaker and author and presenter at Set Free Summit 2016. Original blog post can be found here. I just finished packing to head home and I’ve done so in an absolute daze. Seven years.  Seven years I have been doing this and… Read more »

Sexual Addiction

Guest Blogger, May 4, 2016

The Way Out of the Web It starts with a single picture . . . a single sexual image that pops onto the computer screen . . . and before long, you’re ensnared, entrapped in a complex, all-consuming web of sexual addiction. You’re undeniably stuck—you look around and all you… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 4 Recap

Guest Blogger, April 7, 2016

The Set Free Summit concludes today with a focus on restoration. We have recognized the problem of pornography and how pervasive it is in our culture throughout our world. Today, we discover how we can be restored and help others become restored through God’s Word. Dr. Ted Roberts: Is Real… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 3 Recap

Guest Blogger, April 7, 2016

It’s Day 3 of the Set Free Summit, and the theme is hope. Our presenters empowered us with practical tips, tools and approaches to help those affected by pornography. Whether we’re working with a woman who struggles, a betrayed wife, a parent trying to talk to their children about sexual temptation, or… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 2 Recap

Guest Blogger, April 7, 2016

Well, it’s been another incredible day at the Set Free Summit! Here’s a recap of today’s sessions: Session 4: Brain Science and Porn Donald L. Hilton, Dr. William Struthers, and Dr. Ted Roberts, three of the world’s leading experts on brain science and pornography, shared how porn affects a person’s nervous system. Here are… Read more »

Set Free Summit: Day 1 Recap

Guest Blogger, April 7, 2016

What a day! The Set Free Summit kicked off with an audience representing 19 countries and 350 different organizations. The purpose: to bring awareness to the pervasive problem of pornography and encourage the Church to fight for freedom. Three amazing speakers took the stage to share their stories and insights about porn’s destructive… Read more »

Applying the Hope of the Gospel to Porn Users

Guest Blogger, March 30, 2016

The Bible does not describe us merely as wayward, broken, or needing a moral boost but as those who are dead in sin (Eph. 2:1). Dead men and women do not just need recovery: they need resurrection. For the follower of Christ, the ultimate goal is not merely “quitting pornography,” but… Read more »

Who is Jesus?

Guest Blogger, March 26, 2016

Jo:  When we look at the life of Jesus and we look at what his life, what his teaching said about how to treat others, about how he feels about the world around him, it’s hard initially to understand it because we don’t always identify the context in which he’s… Read more »

The Changing Pornography Landscape

Guest Blogger, March 9, 2016

Interview with Ron DeHaas, Founder and CEO, Covenant Eyes In 1992, Ron DeHaas lost his wife and children in a tragic car accident, leaving him with a new understanding of the importance of families—an understanding he carried with him after he remarried. In March 2000, seeing just how easy it was… Read more »

The Occupational Hazards of Ministry

Guest Blogger, March 4, 2016

By Dr. Harry Schaumburg The Bible holds the office of elder in high esteem. Whoever desires to be a pastor has set his heart on a noble task because it involves the oversight of God’s people through ruling and teaching. To do the job requires not only knowledge and wisdom,… Read more »

7 Reasons the Bible is so Relevant

Guest Blogger, March 3, 2016

(ChristianPost Article) No one in the universe is more relevant than God, and so it makes sense that Scripture (comprised of 66 books) is the most relevant message ever presented. Without God, you and I would not be here. And without the Bible, we wouldn’t be able to discern which… Read more »

12 Organizations That Support Sexual Exploitation

Guest Blogger, March 2, 2016

What do the American Library Association, the Department of Justice, Snapchat, and HBO have in common? All were named to the 2016 Dirty Dozen list by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Now in its fourth year, this annual list highlights 12 corporations or organizations which profit from or support obscenity and… Read more »

Taking a Stand in a Self-Destructing Culture

Guest Blogger, February 6, 2016

Update: Thank you to all the speakers and and attendees who made the Set Free Summit so amazing! Missed the event? DOWNLOAD Josh’s notes for free!   By Josh McDowell And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then… Read more »

Adultery of the Heart: How God Rescued Me from Porn Addiction

Guest Blogger, January 21, 2016

Blog Post written by Scott Woodard for Covenant Eyes, a Josh McDowell Ministry partner. Learn more at SetFreeSummit.org.   As a man who suffered with Internet pornography, I cannot look the other way anymore and deny the fact of how easy it is to type a simple word in a search engine and get… Read more »

Brain Chemicals and Porn Addiction: Science Shows How Porn Harms Us

Guest Blogger, January 14, 2016

Recent research is telling us a lot about the brain when it comes to watching porn. Over a decade ago, Dr. Judith Reisman called porn an “erototoxin,” theorizing that the brain itself might be damaged while watching porn. She speculated that future brain studies would reveal that the surge of neurochemicals… Read more »

Why Your Resolution to Quit Porn Will Fail Miserably (and how to succeed instead)

Guest Blogger, December 31, 2015

About 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, and 88% of all resolutions end in failure. Your resolution this year might be to “lose weight” or “get organized” or “quit smoking,” but regardless, there are good psychological reasons why most New Year’s resolutions fail. And when you’re resolved to stop… Read more »

Three Simple Words to Set You Free

Guest Blogger, December 31, 2015

It was a Tuesday morning, and I get a phone call from a college student who is a regular attender of my church. Answering the phone, I’m met with a voice filled with urgency. “Can we meet up today? I really need to talk with you.” After agreeing to meet,… Read more »

Why Marital Sex is Better Than Porn

Guest Blogger, December 24, 2015

The following is an excerpt from Covenant Eyes’ free e-book, The Porn Circuit: Understand Your Brain and Break Porn Habits in 90 Days. The pornified brain sounds a lot like Mick Jagger; it can’t get no satisfaction. On the surface it sounds absurd. Pornography offers endless opportunities for arousal. If a… Read more »

Talking to Your Daughter About Sex and Porn: A Stage-by-Stage Guide

Guest Blogger, December 17, 2015

When it comes to discussing sex and pornography, how soon is too soon? It’s a question many parents ask. They don’t want to overexpose their children or be guilty of stirring up temptation in their children’s lives. At the same time, they don’t want to risk missing their cue and… Read more »

How to Confess Your Porn Addiction to Your Spouse

Guest Blogger, December 3, 2015

Every time I found out about Craig using porn, I either found it on the computer or I caught him in the act. All the while, whenever I asked him about his temptations or actions, he denied engaging it. Except for one time. Though his confession was painful to hear,… Read more »