The following resources might be useful for you or to refer a friend to. As with all resources, don’t just accept what they have to say but weigh them up against scripture to ensure they are calling you to the same Holy life that Jesus lived. These links and resources do not necessarily reflect the views and theology of everyone at KBC, nor are they endorsements, but we trust as adults you are mature enough to listen to different perspectives and voices.
Marriage & Sex:
This free Ebook has something for all-men and women, married and single-from contributors like John Piper, C. J. and Carolyn Mahaney, Mark Dever, Al Mohler, Carolyn McCulley, and others
Focus on the Family has collated a number of current and relevant articles on a wide range of topics surrounding marriage.
Same sex attraction:
One of the most volatile and important issues facing the Church today is the question of homosexuality as an alternative lifestyle. The Church cannot duck this question. Events like the brutal murder of Matthew Shepherd, the homosexual student in Wyoming, or the recent spate of scandals involving paedophile priests, which has rocked the Catholic Church, serve to thrust this question to the front and centre of American culture
Living Hope’s mission is to proclaim God’s truth as we journey with those seeking sexual and relational wholeness through a more intimate relationship with Jesus Christ.
Since 1989 Living Hope Ministries has provided a safe place for individuals seeking restoration and healing through weekly support group meetings, moderated online support forums, in-depth discipleship programs, and active partnerships with churches around the world.
Exodus is a Non Profit, Christian ministry in the Asia Pacific region helping men and women find a way out of sexual brokenness.
The following ministries have a number of helpful resources for those struggling with porn or sex addiction:
Guilty Pleasure is a not for profit organisation that is focused towards raising the awareness of porn and sex addiction so people’s lives can be unlocked from its effects. The website includes links to local counselling organisations and support groups.
Setting Captives Free is a non-denominational ministry which teaches the biblical principles of freedom in Jesus Christ. The website includes free online courses, where you are assigned a mentor and can complete a devotion each day for 60 days. Courses include freedom from sexual impurity, and self-image.
Elephant Room (ER) is an anonymous Christian accountability support group that aims to walk guys through the journey of freedom from sexual addiction into a life of integrity, purity and a deeper relationship with Jesus.
Dirty Girls Ministries (DGM) is a US non-profit ministry providing women with help, hope and healing from pornography and sexual addiction.
Books & Courses:
- Bus Stops and Bicycles, Taryn Rose
- The Meaning of Marriage- Timothy Keller
- Sex God- Rob Bell
- Every Man’s Battle, Fred Stoeker (also Every Single Man’s Battle)
- The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman
- Sex and the Single Guy, Joseph Knable
- Dirty Girls Come Clean, Crystal Renaud
- Valiant Man (course)
- Understanding Your Valiant Man (course)
- The Search for Intimacy (course)