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everystudent.com

Ever wonder how there can be a God when there is so much suffering in the World?  Or what God thinks about sex?  Or if we can trust what the Bible says? Everystudent.com is a fabulous resource website dedicated to answering tough questions like these and many more.


Train and Grow

Wanting to dig a little deeper in your Christian life?  Or do you need materials to disciple another Christian or lead a Bible study? Here you will find thousands of bible studies, discipleship lessons, and articles about Christian growth.


Starting with God

Did you just receive Christ into your life or are you restarting your relationship with Him? Startingwithgod.com will help you know what to do next.  Cover the foundations of the Christian life, or sign up for daily devotionals emailed directly to you to help you figure it out.


Sexual Brokenness and Wholeness Resources

Six Steps Towards Establishing Sexual Wholeness in Our Lives:

  1. Convictions that are strong and consistent with Biblical principles
  2. Brokenness and a repentant heart regarding sin
  3. Experiencing the forgiveness and freedom of the Gospel
  4. Living in the light within the context of community
  5. Taking ownership of the issue and pursuing growth in practical ways
  6. Experiencing growth and change over time and growing awareness of what is underneath the behavior
  7. Ability to advise others in regard to this area

Below are various resources that have been compiled including discipleship resources, books, articles and websites. Some speak directly to issues of sexual identity, gender identity, pornography, etc. Other speak more to understanding our stories and experiencing God’s grace and victory over our sin.

DISCIPLESHIP CONVERSATIONS/RESOURCES

Purity – Self Study
3+ Questions
The 45 Day Offensive
Warfare Prayer (to be used with the 45 Day Offensive)
Sexual Detox – A Guide for the Single Guy by Tim Challies (use with the 45 Day Offensive)
Sexual Detox – A Guide for the Married Guy by Tim Challies (use with the 45 Day Offensive)
The Power of Habit, Charles Duhig at TEDx Teachers College (use with the 45 Day Offensive)
Accountability

BOOKS

Dating During the Apocalypse ed. By Katherine James and A.J. Marks
Flesh by Rick James
Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction by Dr. Mark Laaser
Surfing for God by Michael John Cusick
Strength in Weakness by Andrew Comiskey
Breaking Free by Russell Willingham
Pure Desire by Ted Roberts
In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive Online Sexual Behavior by Patrick Carnes
Addiction: A Banquet in a Grave by Ed Welch
Pleasures Evermore by Sam Storms — Not directly about the subject but about valuing Christ greater than any other thing.
To Be Told by Dan Allender
Addiction and Grace by Gerald May
Fully Alive: A Biblical Vision of Gender That Frees Men and Women to Live Beyond Stereotypes by Larry Crabb
God Loves Sex by Dan Allender and Tremper Longman III
The Wonderful Spirit-Filled Life by Charles Stanley

BOOKS (specifically about sexual abuse)

A Door of Hope by Jan Frank
The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Dan Allender
On the Threshold of Hope by Diane Langberg
Hush: Moving from Silence to Healing After Childhood Sexual Abuse by Nicole Braddock Bromley
Breathe: Finding Freedom to Thrive in Relationships After Childhood Sexual Abuse by Nicole Braddock Bromley

ARTICLES

The Porn Circuit by Sam Black (Covenant Eyes)
Hot Bods, the Bible, and the Brain: Understanding Porn Addiction by Luke Gilkerson (Covenant Eyes)
CS Lewis on Lust by Luke Gilkerson (Covenant Eyes)
Has ‘Authenticity’ Trumped Holiness? by Brett McCracken
How to Make Accountability Work by Tim Challies
Sexual Detox – A Guide for the Single Guy by Tim Challies
Sexual Detox – A Guide for the Married Guy by Tim Challies

AUDIO/VIDEO

Brene Brown – Shame and Vulnerability. Not directly related about the subject but very good in dealing with shame and vulnerability.
Video 1 – The Power of Vulnerability (2011)
Video 2 – Listening to Shame (2012)
Video 3 – Brene Brown Returns to Church (and Finds Jesus Weeping) (2013)
Audio – The Courage to be Vulnerable

Jason Martinkus DCC 13 TED – Sexual Addiction
Jason Martinkus DCC 13 Super Seminar – Sexual Addiction
Philip Zimbardo :The demise of guys (2011)
The Great Porn Experiment: Gary Wilson at TEDxGlasgow (2012)

Dan Allender CSU 2007 Men’s Time. Good on engaging your story…men and women.
Session 1 video (first 8 minutes is intro)
Session 2 video

The Impact of Sexual Abuse and How God’s Grace Heals and Transforms Lives Audio
A Liberating Look at Gender – Larry Crabb
Track 1 (Must buy series to listen to the rest (4 total))
Sex and the Spremacy of Christ Part 2 message by John Piper


WEBSITES

www.pureintimacy.org – Christian website with testimonies, etc
www.XXXchurch.com  – free email service to accountability partner
www.settingcaptivesfree.com – free 60 day Bible study with online mentor
www.sexhelp.com
www.whatgodintended.com – Christian perspective on sexual addiction
www.netaddiction.com
www.sexualrecovery.com
www.sa.org – non-Christian 12 step sexual recovery program
www.covenanteyes.com – Filter reports to a friend their activity
www.celebraterecovery.com

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