In our post-porn culture, Christian women are informed by culture’s immorality and influenced by their own impulses.Read More
What should a wife do when everything is falling apart and it feels like God is "missing in action?"Read More
Over the past thirty years, the Church in America has been rocked by numerous sexual scandals within the roles of its leadership. A great number of ministers have fallen prey to the temptress of sexual sin. Surely Solomon spoke the truth when he said, “For she has cast down many wounded:, and all who were slain by her were strong men.” (Proverbs 7:26 NKJV)Read More
I thought I had a pretty good life. With a wife, baby girl, house and a high paying job, I was successful by most American standards. Raised in church and having had a salvation experience when I was seventeen, my life was basically on cruise control—physically and spiritually. However, I had a dark secret.
Many different pictures of God have been painted for us by different people and sometimes by our own personal experiences. But who is this God, really? Today you'll hear from Pastor Steve Gallagher as he looks at one of the central characteristics of God's nature which is always talked about, but which can be easily misunderstood - His love.Read More
The book of James reveals four distinct stages in the process of sin. Allow me to describe these for you, so you can understand what’s really going on inside of you when you sin.
“Forgive my husband?” my counselee exclaimed, “He doesn’t deserve to be forgiven!" Truly, this woman had been sinned against over and over again by her husband. In fact, he had been visiting prostitutes, viewing pornography, going to strip clubs and massage parlors the entire time they were married. When she came to Pure Life Ministries for help, I will never forget her face as she walked into my office. Beaten down and hardened by all the years of sin, she had no joy, no hope, and no light in her eyes.Read More
Over and over again, James had chosen to conceal sin. He had repeatedly and deliberately kept things hidden which should have been exposed, and in greater and greater degree, his life bore out of the truth of Proverbs 28:13. "Those who conceal their sins shall not prosper."Read More
The world keeps offering us endless justifications about why pornography is OK, including "At least I am not committing adultery." But is that really a valid argument?Read More
Perhaps you have heard the adage, “God hates sin, but loves the sinner.” I Googled that phrase once and came across a website that violently disagree with it. “God hates sinners,” the man exclaimed in an unmistakable huff. He went on to cite a couple of Old Testament verses that seemed to support his notion. All I can say is that this man exuded a harsh and self-righteous spirit that I have never sensed from the Lord.Read More