When I Got Tired of Hiding My Sins

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The truth will find you out.” When I was a small child, these words struck fear in my heart, because when my mother quoted them to me, it meant that even though she lacked sufficient proof to discipline me for my disobedience, she knew that I had sinned and was leaving my conscience to God.

Don’t Fight Sexual Sins Alone

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I am 20. I’m female and I used to struggle with masturbation. It all started when I was in my sophomore year of junior high. I was dating a friend from church who served as a musician in the worship ministry.

Discouragement: The Devil’s Most Effective Weapon

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I once heard a story of an old devil who was planning to retire. He put up for auction all the weapons which he had accumulated over the years. They ranged from envy to laziness to gossip.

Is Masturbation Your Master?

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“The M word.” “MacDonald’s.” These are some of the words I’ve heard people use to refer to the act of sexual self-stimulation, otherwise known as masturbation. My earliest memory of it was when I was around five or six years old.

Pornography: You Can Break Free

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October 3, 2012, is a day my husband Andrew and I will never forget. On the same day every year, we dress up, go out to a fancy restaurant, and celebrate a unique anniversary: Andrew’s freedom from the chains of almost two decades of addiction to pornography.

Pregnant at 18, what was I thinking?

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There was a time I believed that I had it all together. In my mind, I was the epitome of cool.

5 Reasons You Should Repent - Again and Again

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As believers, we know that Jesus calls people who have yet to believe in Him (Matthew 4:17) and Christians to repent when they have fallen away from Him (Revelation 2:5; 2:16; 2:21; 3:3; 3:19).

I Have A Sin to Confess . . .

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One of the biggest things I’ve been learning recently is that sin is no trivial matter. I know some of you must be thinking, “Yeah, duh! Isn’t that obvious?” But it’s so easy to take sin lightly, isn’t it?

Why I’m Fasting for the First Time

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“Do you love God more than you love sugar?” A small voice in my head asked. I wavered, and was struck by the fact that I actually hesitated. We all have our coping mechanisms in times of stress and pressure.