The Hunted Sex: Why Men Are The Prey In An Eroticized Culture

Image by Dan Rybicky A deep panting was breathed in the dank darkness, matched with the heavy breathing of a dozen more shadowy figures. A low snarl echoed off the cave walls as the bared teeth and mane of a fierce lion emerged into the light. While believing that he was safe in the center of the room where the only light penetrated from some unseen source in the ceiling, the danger became palpable. The teeth of this beast glistened from the coating... Read More

Through Discipleship, Transformation Comes: Lessons of Growth From The First International Missionary

When a person is immersed, change can really occur. To that end, I am pretty adamant in the idea of the Christian walk being more than an expression of Church. And I recognize this is not easy. However, I do believe it is way easier to live out one’s Christian walk with a community, as opposed to just being in a Wednesday or Sunday Bible study. Trying to succeed when we so often fail, or fighting the flesh that wages war against our souls is difficult.... Read More

Changing a Culture of Sex and Promiscuity: Thoughts on Purity From the Mission Field

My wife and I are experiencing a roadblock as missionaries, but one that I have yet to approach with a crystal clear answer.  In reality, I feel like we are floundering.  Last week, Andy Scott wrote the article “ARE THERE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN? RETHINKING THE SOCIAL DIVISION BETWEEN THE SEXES.”  Yesterday, Jonathan Keck wrote an article on homosexuality.  Both of these articles are dealing with sexuality in a Christian context and... Read More

Beauty, Lust, and Pornography Through the Eyes of God: Confessions and Musings of a Lust-Crazed Youth

Image by Candice Wouters Sometimes I wish I were blind. Life would no doubt be more complicated in the simple tasks, but in reality it would benefit my soul. You see, I have what doctors call a “wandering eye.” If only it were a real medical condition. No, the wandering eye is praised and seen as the natural condition of humans by western American culture. Images dance across movie screens, television broadcasts, billboards, and internet ads everyday.... Read More

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