Want to write for the Covenant Eyes blog? Share the story of your journey to freedom from pornography. Let us know how you overcame porn or how Covenant Eyes has made a difference in your life or the lives of those you love. In the book, Harris opened up about his previous struggle with masturbation. He shared that many people masturbate, but hardly anyone talks about it. I also struggled with masturbation, and I began weeping as I wondered why no one was willing to be brave and open up about this subject.
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Occasionally that means tackling a taboo. Seventeen years ago we published "The War Within," an anonymous minister's battle with lust and voyeurism. Nearly two decades later, sexual temptations in various forms continue to plague those in ministry. The following is one pastor's lengthy struggle to overcome homosexual thoughts and desires. Like "The War Within," this is a straightforward account of a sensitive subject, but we believe its publication could be a first step in helping other Christian leaders who are privately facing a similar struggle. Some days the urge to fantasize wasn't so bad.
To swing to the opposite extreme of doing absolutely nothing is also not good. Sometimes strong advocates of gracious response to sin can forget that grace and forgiveness do not remove all consequences. However, I believe that in the church, we fail much more often on the former extreme than on the latter one. What tends to happen most often is immediate termination often accompanied by an unexplained disappearance.
So all over social media, a new generation of church is stepping up to tackle it. Did Jesus masturbate? What does the Bible say about porn? Is it okay to watch porn if it helps me avoid premarital sex?