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This month’s first excerpt is from The Road to Grace; Finding True Freedom from the Bondage of Sexual Addiction, and tells the story of when I began my journey to find a safe place to find help for sexual addiction.

The second excerpt is … (read more…)

My second book, 100 Days on the Road to Grace; a Devotional for the Sexually Broken is now available.
This newsletter includes information on the book as well as excerpts from two complete readings.

The book offers 100 readings that … (read more…)

For this newsletter we have a guest writer. Sandy England is a wife whose marriage went to the brink of divorce due to adultery and porn addiction…

My Story; How God Brought New Life to My Marriage
By Sandy England

My husband … (read more…)

A while ago I called a female vendor to ask some questions about her services. When I told her what Blazing Grace was about, she burst into tears; she told me she’d lost her marriage because of her husband’s sex addiction.

A number of the … (read more…)

I was alone in the house. It was early 1998, and my wife and kids had left for an overnight trip. After spending the night in a cesspool of porn and masturbation, I trudged down to the basement the following morning, and sat down in a heap of guilt … (read more…)

The standard by which we define ourselves reveals who we believe we are; our sense of self-worth.

It is also the rudder that directs the course of our life.

When I was in bondage to sexual sin, much of what defined me had to do with whether I … (read more…)

Our Western Culture likes programs, lists, and steps. “Just tell me what to do, I’ll work at it, and bingo! No more sin.” Yeah, right. If there’s more faith in the process than in God, something’s missing. Rather than presenting you with a … (read more…)

And Jesus asked his father, “How long has this been happening to him?” And he said, “From childhood. It has often thrown him both into the fire and into the water to destroy him. But if You can do anything, take pity on us and help us!” And Jesus … (read more…)

Our culture says adultery is exciting, fun, and guilt free. “Consequences? It’s just two consenting adults having a good time.”

There’s a dark side to adultery that often gets left out; one that includes trauma and destroyed marriages and … (read more…)

July of last year, God prompted me to change my morning quiet times with Him.

For years I had read the One Year Bible on a daily basis. Now I would set it aside and start each morning by asking Him where He wanted me to go in His word and/or ask … (read more…)

When a message of rejection is driven into the heart and allowed to infect the core beliefs, a man or woman can suffer for years with inner torment.

Here’s how it plays out:

Someone hurts us, by abuse, rejection, neglect, or abandonment; … (read more…)

But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my … (read more…)

Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore(read more…)

It was the late 80’s; I was on a business trip, alone in a hotel room. I had binged on porn until midnight, and was dealing with that awful shame hangover. The pull to binge hit again. Deciding I would take a stand, in a moment of bravado I made a … (read more…)

For our transgressions are multiplied before You, and our sins testify against us; for our transgressions are with us, and we know our iniquities: transgressing and denying the Lord, and turning away from our God…
Isaiah 59:12-13

In … (read more…)

Control: To exercise restraint or direction over… dominate; command… the situation of being under the regulation, domination or command of another… to eliminate or prevent the flourishing or spread of. 1

Freak: A person, animal … (read more…)

The following is what I might say if given a chance to speak in a church about sexual sin.
Would Blazing Grace on a Sunday morning be too hot to handle?

I grew up in the 70’s, and was a basketball junkie. Sports Illustrated was a natural … (read more…)

March 11, 1997: my wife Michelle is in labor with our second son, Scott, when something goes wrong.

She starts losing blood with every contraction; it’s not long before her face turns pale white. The doctor walks in, takes one look at her, and … (read more…)

Statistics show that at least 50% of Christian men are viewing porn.

They need help, but is getting a bunch of guys (many who are married) to quit looking at porn and having sex with themselves all we need to worry about?

A few years ago I … (read more…)

Three Breakthroughs to Freedom

There are 3 significant barriers all must face for freedom from sexual sin.

The first is isolation. To break through, we must expose our sin to others. This sounds simple, but there are … (read more…)

 “You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!”
Matthew 23:24

I groan when I read this verse; it drudges up memories of my gnat-straining moments. One of sexual sin’s insidious effects is … (read more…)

Dan came to our support group for the first time after his wife demanded a divorce due to his porn use. He had spent years in ministry, having taught seminars, adult classes, Bible studies, and more. Dan was bitter that his wife was divorcing him … (read more…)