Category: Christian Track

How to Find Your Perfect Program in 2017

Man choosing a program by the sea New year means new opportunities, new potential for change and growth and greater capacity for freedom and joy. In my last blog post, I urged you to consider getting professional help in fighting your addiction so that you wouldn’t go at it alone. I encouraged you with several compelling reasons why you might need professional [...]
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How Do I Forgive My Spouse Who Betrayed Me in a Sexual Addiction?

Spouse holding hands The devastating fallout of sexual addictions is de-stabilizing and wreaking havoc on the average American family. It’s been reported that 50% of all men and 30 % of all women have an active engagement with pornographic material (and here’s the sad truth, most studies show that it’s not much different in the Church). We’ve traded [...]
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Getting Professional Help in 2017

lonely man on the bench autumn, winter As a pastor, I do a lot of weddings and I totally love it! Come on, what could be better than two young people, in love, planning the rest of their lives together? But what I find deeply troubling and discouraging is that the average wedding costs between 10-15k, has hours of energy, planning and [...]
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Finding Strength Through Weakness in 2017

Man in addiction recovery walking on the beach As I reflect on 10+ years of working closely with people in pastoral ministry (men, women, students, children) who have come through all sorts of addictions (and many who unfortunately, who have not) I find a common thread in those who have succeeded in recovery and those who have relapsed. People want to know; “What’s [...]
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Win the Battle in 2017 by the Winning the Battle in the Kitchen

Couple learning together about winning over addiction “All things are lawful but I will not be mastered by anything. Food for the stomach and the stomach for food but both will be destroyed.” The Apostle Paul, 1st Corinthians, Chapter Six This topic is a bit personal to me. You see, back in 2009, I was struggling. I mean really struggling: depressed, in [...]
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