Twenty years ago, people in the church didn’t talk about porn, or visual temptations in general. Today, churches across America have Celebrate Recovery groups, men’s small groups that study Every Man’s Battle, and experienced counselors with specialized training. You as pastors talk to men during Sunday morning worship services about the importance of discipline and purity in their thought lives, and every man intimately understands the challenge being laid before him.
The problem is: most of the women don’t. And that is one reason why all our effort in the church – as great as it is — hasn’t yet made a systemic difference to eradicating the problem of porn in the church. A difference to individuals, yes; A sea change for the Body of Christ as a whole, no.
We need to enlist the understanding of women, if we are going to support men.
In extensive research over the last thirteen years, I’ve seen that there is literally no other single topic that so deeply affects many millions of men, that so many millions of women are completely blind to. Yes, we women know that “men are visual”… but we…Continue Reading