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Lessons in ministry from the life of Thomas Boston #4: Overcoming addiction

The human heart is made to love and this love settles on almost anything in or around us and when it does we face addiction.  Self-image, stimulants, power, money, other people, all compete for our affection and that affection can … Continue reading

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Christian Vision for Men – Men and Motives #2 Addiction

Here’s part two of my notes from the CVM day “Men and Motives”. This session was on addiction. Why do we get addicted? We were made for heaven and perfection. Earth is not heaven. There is pain and suffering for … Continue reading

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Porn Free

News has been released this week that a licence application has been submitted for a fourth lap dancing club in West Bromwich High Street. I can’t see how a town of only 137,000 people can support that many strip joints. … Continue reading

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More on Christians dealing with porn

There’s a few posts on this blog about overcoming porn use and how the Christian press has been raising the issue of porn more openly and decisively in recent times. An American journalist, Anne Jackson, commented on my post on … Continue reading

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The Crisis in British Masculinity

There’s more evidence in last week’s Daily Mail of discontent amongst British women due to a crisis of masculinity in British men. Liz Jones writes “Who created this generation of feeble ‘Hotel Mum’ men? Er, I did” Jones is scathing … Continue reading

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Porn open season

Has anyone else noticed that the Christian press is writing openly and decisively about the problem of pornography? Christianity magazine ran an article titled Gagged and Bound in its February edition, asking why churches are silent on something which is … Continue reading

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The vicar’s wife and lads’ mags

There’s been little local storm brewing over at the Express and Star after they ran an article about the successful complaint by the vicar’s wife which led to lads’ mags at Asda being moved to the top shelf. I was … Continue reading

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For Men Only: overcoming porn use

I have decided to change the opening line of this post from “This post is for men only” to “read this if you use porn, it will help you build the desire you need to kick the habit.” Why have … Continue reading

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How patience makes a man

In a recent conversation with James Lawrence from CPAS, we talked about the crisis of masculinity affecting western men. If the feminist movement was a reaction to male dominance, men now need to work out together what it is to … Continue reading

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