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Pure Gold

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Pure Gold is an honest, no nonsense take on what it means to live with sexual integrity. Each podcast offers practical tips and suggestions on how to strengthen your character, deepen your transparency, and grow in truth through the power of Jesus Christ. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/puregold/support

Pure Gold is an honest, no nonsense take on what it means to live with sexual integrity. Each podcast offers practical tips and suggestions on how to strengthen your character, deepen your transparency, and grow in truth through the power of Jesus Christ. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/puregold/support

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Pure Gold is an honest, no nonsense take on what it means to live with sexual integrity. Each podcast offers practical tips and suggestions on how to strengthen your character, deepen your transparency, and grow in truth through the power of Jesus Christ. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/puregold/support

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English


Episodes

Agreements: Releasing the Lies We've Believed in Life

7/7/2020
This week on the podcast, we go back into the archives as Frank shares a talk he gave a couple years ago on the power of agreements -- subtle lies that come into our heart & mind that we might believe about ourselves, others, and even God. Agreements can take a strong hold of our lives if we're not careful. How do we break the agreements we’ve made in our lives? For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit Purity For Life @ pflhome.com. --- This episode is...

Duration:00:35:31

4 Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself In Recovery

6/29/2020
Our health & success in recovery depends on being honest with ourselves. If we can’t be honest with ourselves and what’s going on inside our hearts, how we can ever expect to be honest with others? This week on the podcast, we talk about four questions that will help you navigate your feelings, thoughts, and the actions you take in your recovery journey. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit Purity For Life @ pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by ·...

Duration:00:27:25

Position & Practice: Thoughts on 2 Cor. 5:17

6/8/2020
What does being made new really look like for someone after they meet Jesus? And how must our POSITION in Christ need to increasingly align with our PRACTICE in life? For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit Purity For Life @ pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/puregold/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/puregold/support

Duration:00:10:59

Facing the Giant of Addiction

5/28/2020
In this podcast, Frank talks specifically to the Church about what addiction is and how we can find healing from compulsive sexual behavior. He also shares his story from addiction into recovery. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit Purity For Life @ pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/puregold/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:26:40

One Simple Way to Build Trust with Your Spouse

5/20/2020
When a small request is made in the redemptive process, there is a huge opportunity to build trust and security. Our commitment to follow through on the request with intentionality and timeliness makes all the difference. We really appreciate Jason Martinkus for supplying his thoughts for this recovery & marriage tip. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:10:07

How's Your Heart?

5/15/2020
Too often, we ignore what’s going on inside our hearts because it’s too painful to look at. Proverbs 4:23 has some excellent advice for us to remain diligent in checking in on our heart on a daily basis. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/puregold/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:03:17

Porn is the Fruit, Hurt is the Root

4/29/2020
For years, we've been sharing the importance of understanding the "why's" behind addiction. Until we do that, we can never be truly free from our struggles. In this bonus segment, Frank shares a recent post from X3church and the importance of understanding what's underneath compulsive porn use. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a...

Duration:00:09:50

How Sex Addiction Can Destroy Your Marriage

4/20/2020
This week on the podcast, we're re-releasing what is potentially the all-time most popular podcast since the start of our ministry, Purity For Life. Sex addiction is devastating in a person's life. And it has many consequences that can potentially spill over and affect the people closest to him or her. Our marriage almost ended before it even got started because of my addiction to pornography. But as you'll hear in this episode, not only did our marriage go through great pain, ultimately it...

Duration:00:29:51

Temptation: A Shortcut that Leads to a Dead End

4/15/2020
Thoughts from Matt. 26:41 & Heb. 4:15-16. This past weekend, Frank jumped on Facebook Live to share some thoughts about temptation. Is temptation really all that bad of a thing? In the past, we've traditionally thought that temptation is simply the diving board that launches us into sin, but what if our various temptations and triggers are actually pointing to deeper needs and desires within us longing to be filled? We hope you benefit greatly from this podcast! For more information about...

Duration:00:15:38

BONUS: Leaning On Our Unshakable Hope!

4/10/2020
Even in the midst the COVID-19 crisis going on in our world where everything seems to have been shaken, we serve a God who is unshaken! And that means we can live that way as well -- when we choose to. In this video, Frank looks at Hebrews 6:19-20 for some biblical perspective on how we can live courageously in uncertain times. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:11:12

BONUS: Exploring the PFL website

4/10/2020
In this bonus podcast from Pure Gold, we take a deep dive into the website behind Purity For Life. If you've never been to Purity For Life's website, you'll want to check it out for tons of resources & help for your recovery journey. Explore the podcast archive, articles, links, videos, and even easy ways for you to contact Frank & Tracey Honess for further support. It's all available to you by visiting pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a...

Duration:00:15:05

025: Learning to Value the Process of Recovery

4/6/2020
This week on the podcast, Frank talks about learning to value the process of our recovery, and not just the destination we have in sight. So often, it's easy for us to only see the end game or the place that we want to get to. We forget about the incredibly special journey we're currently on and what we're learning about ourselves. There is so much gold to be found when we slow down and treasure the moments we're living in. For more information about this podcast & other great content,...

Duration:00:24:19

NEWS: Join the Live Free Community!

3/27/2020
One of the core truths of recovery is learning that you can’t get better by yourself. And you never will…ON YOUR OWN. We need people and were designed to be in relationship and community with other safe, healthy people. Especially as we recovery from life-controlling addictions. Purity For Life is proud to partner with and incredible online ministry called Live Free. Live Free is a private community for men seeking freedom from porn and lust. The ministry exists in the form of an app you...

Duration:00:08:19

024: Avoiding Unhealthy Escape During Times of Crisis

3/23/2020
What a crazy time we find ourselves in as the world battles the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We certainly need to be praying for healing for the sick and protection for those who are healthy. But this week on the podcast we want to focus on the temptation to try and escape the pressure, the stress, and the fear that comes along with this virus. It's very easy for many in recovery to potentially slip back into old patterns of behavior with all the extra time home we have now. Screen time...

Duration:00:28:27

BONUS: Are You Abiding?

2/26/2020
In this bonus segment form the Pure Gold podcast, Frank shares about the importance of staying connected to and abiding in the One who created us in order to see long-term success in our recovery journeys. Abiding in Christ is an ongoing, daily activity that must take place in order to find freedom and healing from sexual addiction. You can do it! We hope you enjoy this podcast! For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. SHOW NOTES: John 15:1-8...

Duration:00:07:54

023: Goodbye Shame, Hello Honor

2/17/2020
If you've walked through addiction long enough, you know that shame is a very real part of your life. It tries to convince a person they are worthless and hold no value. This is exactly what the enemy wants us to think, even though we know the opposite is true. Even though you are addicted, you are still loved and worthy of redemption and restoration. On this week's podcast, Frank shares a letter from one of his recovery guys where he addresses the topic shame and honor in the of a...

Duration:00:20:49

BONUS: All In or Nothing At All

2/12/2020
In this bonus segment from Pure Gold, Frank shares about the necessity of being all in or all out when it comes to our recovery journeys. If we want to thrive and become the people that God wants us to be, we must lay it all on the table and do whatever it takes. Enjoy the podcast! For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:08:44

022: 3 Steps to a Fresh Start in 2020

2/6/2020
The turn into a new year is a great time to start fresh as many people set out to make New Year resolutions -- hoping to keep them for as many months (or as many hours) as they can! But even just making a few adjustments in your life can be incredibly healthy. Maybe you're in that place right now in your recovery journey where you just feel stuck. In this episode, Frank talks about three keys steps that an individual must take in their recovery journeys if they want long-lasting success....

Duration:00:29:37

021: What are your recovery goals for 2020?

1/10/2020
Welcome to the new year! And even more monumental, welcome to a new DECADE! While new year's resolutions can often be forgotten, there is always value in creating goals for yourself. And we should do the same for our recovery journey. In this episode, Frank shares why we should have goals for recovery as well as sharing his own goals for recovery this year. Enjoy the podcast! For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. SHOW NOTES: 006: What is your...

Duration:00:23:44

Holiday Purity Tips: Remember Your Story

12/12/2019
In this holiday purity tip from Pure Gold, Frank shares about the importance of remembering our stories in recovery. He also shares his story for all those who have never heard it before. It is truly by the grace of God that Frank found freedom from porn addiction and continues to grow healthier today! You can also hear his story by going to the "About" menu on Purity For Life's website. For more information about this podcast & other great content, visit pflhome.com. --- This episode is...

Duration:00:17:11