Have you been shaken to the core? Getting busted in your porn addiction will do just that! There will often come a time that opens our eyes to how serious a problem we actually have. Hitting rock bottom may seem like a negative thing, but we can choose in those moments to get help instead of staying stuck. In this week's episode, Keith Johnston shares how getting a reality check from the most unlikeliest of places changed his perspective for the better.
In this week's episode the guys chat with Keith Johnston as he shares his story about how a $15K phone bill due to porn use rocked his world. He also shares about how he came to terms with that moment and how it was a catalyst for him to get help!
Porn use progressively gets worse
Often we think porn use will get better over time and that we can just live our lives thinking it will go away on its own. But porn use progressively gets worse over time until eventually we engage in riskier behaviour we never thought we'd engage in. Keith learned this when he was caught at work looking at porn. Like him, if we don't get help we will act out in ways that once would've been unimaginable for us.
We need to own our choices
Taking responsibility is an important step in getting porn out of our lives. We can't assume that help will force its way into our life, so we have to actively seek help and community to get porn out of our lives. For Keith, a $15,000 phone bill from porn use led him to realize he needed to engage with the process of healing and get help.
You are not alone!
One of the biggest lies is "I am the only one stuck in porn." We think nobody will understand or accept us, but God has open arms for us and as we seek Him, we can experience healing with Him and others. We can't beat this alone, we first need God's help and love, and then also need others who will journey with us. You are not alone, but you have to step out of the isolation and shame so that others can walk with you. You can experience full freedom with God's help!
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Next week, Matt and Braden chat with ex-porn star, turned pastor, Brittni De La Mora. Tune in to hear her incredible story of finding the Lord while in the porn industry!
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