Healing Inner Brokenness – Forgiveness Part 2 – Forgiveness of Self

All the rules about forgiveness are doubly true when it comes to forgiveness of self. Many addicts experience such guilt about their addictions that forgiving themselves is the last thing they think about, but often the most important for true healing.  Note from the author: After years of recovery, I felt the forgiveness of God […]

Healing Inner Brokenness – Forgiveness Part 1 – Forgiveness of Others

The process of inner healing is often a long one. It requires the uncomfortable task of digging deep into one’s inner wounds. Our shame, our false self or false identities and thus resolving the denial of, or limited affirmation we all experience in our early years of life.   Once much of the hard work has […]

Understanding the Psychology of Violence Against Women in Pornography

Pornography is a controversial topic, especially when it comes to the issue of violence. While some people argue that pornography can act as an outlet for sexual expression and exploration, others point to its potential for desensitizing viewers to violence, particularly those who consume violent pornography on a regular basis and particularly towards women.  Most […]

From Porn Addict to Founder of Road to Purity

Below is an article with the above title written by Elizabeth Racine and published in the Signs and Wonders magazine.  Dann Aungst, President and Founder of Road to Purity, turnsto the audience and begins to tell his story: “It was roughly eight years after my affair, and in some ways things with my wife had […]

Your Brain on Porn – Part 3: Porn Addicts are Drug Addicts

As we continue our series about the brain and how porn impacts it, we discover that porn addicts are actually drug addicts.  Chemically, Pornography Is Nearly Identical to Heroin Addiction Can that be true? That seems like a stretch! Well, according to several specialists in the neural science field, it is accurate. Here is a […]

Your Brain on Porn – Part 2: When Pornography is Consumed

Introducing Pornography to the Brain What happens when we don’t obey the natural design of our bodies—namely, our brains? When we aren’t true to our original purpose of creation? It may be helpful to consider a few common examples of what happens when we don’t use our bodies as designed. One example is when people […]

Non-biblical reasons to stop watching porn

Let’s admit it. The arguments we hear against porn are often based on how unethical and how immoral it is. How consuming porn is a sin, and we’re all going to hell for it. How looking at sex on the internet, nude women in magazines or even sexually explicit movies are bad. These views can […]