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Our hope is to see a revival of sexual integrity and dignity throughout the Bride of Christ. To that end, we invite guests on for candid and raw discussions around sexual ethics, pornography, sex trafficking, singleness, marriage, and everything in between. Produced by Proven Ministries.

Our hope is to see a revival of sexual integrity and dignity throughout the Bride of Christ. To that end, we invite guests on for candid and raw discussions around sexual ethics, pornography, sex trafficking, singleness, marriage, and everything in between. Produced by Proven Ministries.

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United States

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Our hope is to see a revival of sexual integrity and dignity throughout the Bride of Christ. To that end, we invite guests on for candid and raw discussions around sexual ethics, pornography, sex trafficking, singleness, marriage, and everything in between. Produced by Proven Ministries.

Twitter:

@PROVENMen

Language:

English

Contact:

301-514-6791


Episodes

Masculinity and the Sex Industry w/ Alan Smyth

3/23/2022
Listener Discretion Advised (this is a raw and hard conversation) The president of Saving Innocence joins us today to talk about sex exploitation and how men are the primary perpetrators. What can men do to turn from being perpetrators to become protectors? Support this show and what we do for $5 a month! Check out Alan and Jessica's book here! Alan serves as the Executive Director for Saving Innocence, an anti-human trafficking, community based organization focused on the recovery and...

Duration:00:45:18

Inside the Industry with a Former Porn Star: Crissy Outlaw

3/16/2022
Listener Discretion Advised. Former porn star Crissy Outlaw joins us to discuss how she got into the porn industry and what the porn industry is like. Help us fight for people like Crissy supporting this show for $5 dollars a month! In 1999, Crissy Outlaw began working in adult entertainment. She was in the business until 2006, when she became a Christian. Since leaving the industry, she has spoken out about the harmful effects of porn and has helped other women also transition out of the...

Duration:01:06:12

Fantasy, Shame, and Love vs. Lust w/ Corey Latta

3/8/2022
In this episode, Shane and Corey talk through how fantasy is used in lust and how imagination can be used in prayer. Along with that, Dr. Latta also helps us to see that our draw to stimulation is also an addiction to shame, and he helps us to see the good news in the midst of our shame. As a practitioner, Dr. Latta helps us to look at these issues not only as thinker but also as a counselor. Support this show at: https://www.provenmen.org/disruptors/ Corey Latta, PhD, is a husband,...

Duration:01:07:11

Lewis and Tolkien: Imagination and Sexuality w/ Michael Ward and Holly Ordway

3/2/2022
Support this show by leaving us a rating and review! C. S. Lewis scholar Michael Ward and J. R. R. Tolkien scholar Holly Ordway join us today to discuss the place of fantasy and imagination in the Christian life. Is fantasy always a bad thing? What is imagination? Can reason and imagination have a healthy relationship? What does imagination even have to do with sex? Join us as we discuss these questions and several more! Support this show for $5 dollars here! Check out Dr. Ward's latest...

Duration:01:14:06

Life After Porn

2/23/2022
This episode finishes up the independent mini-series on porn. Cale joins this episode as he and Shane discuss porn in their own life, how they've addressed it, and what life looks like after porn. As always thank you for your support! Share your thoughts with us, leave a review, and if you'd like to support this show for $5 check out this link! https://www.provenmen.org/disruptors/

Duration:00:37:39

How to Get Free from Porn w/ Ted Shimer

2/16/2022
Ted Shimer joins us so that we can ask him the harder questions around pornography. In this episode, Shane and Ted talk about how common porn actually is in the Church and what it really takes to get clean and free. Check out Ted's book The Freedom Fight: The New Drug and the Truths that Set Us Free Support this show for $5 and get a Naked Gospel coffee mug! Ted Shimer has mentored men since 1991 with the collegiate ministry Student Mobilization. He received his MABS from Dallas Seminary...

Duration:00:51:33

Josh McDowell: Porn and Abuse in the Church

2/9/2022
Author, speaker, and apologist Josh McDowell joins us today to discuss porn and abuse in the Church. Josh has spoken to over 46 million people in 139 countries and he began warning the Church about porn over 20 years ago. In this interview, we discuss the damage of pornography and what it looks like to find healing. Support this show for $5 and get a Naked Gospel coffee mug! Josh has addressed more than 46 million people, giving over 27,200 talks in 139 countries.Josh and his team have...

Duration:00:32:21

The Last Relapse w/ Sathiya Sam

2/2/2022
How should we be honest about porn in our life and what is the place of forgiveness in healing? This episode kicks us off our four week mini-series on pornography. Sathiya Sam joins us to discuss his story with porn. Check out Sathiya's book here: https://amzn.to/3uiheyw Support this show for $5 and become a Disruptor: https://www.provenmen.org/disruptors/ Sathiya Sam is a coach and speaker that helps men live with confidence and integrity. A recovered addict himself, Sathiya is the...

Duration:00:37:40

Questioning God w/ John Hopper

1/5/2022
Support this show by leaving a Rating and Review! Today, John Hopper joins us to talk about faith and reason in the Christian life. We're taking a short break from looking specifically at sexual ethics to examine the place of apologetics in the Christian life. What does it mean to question God? What does it mean to be a witness? Join us as we look at these questions and more! John Hopper has discussed questions about God and life with Muslim clerics in Uzbekistan, Buddhist monks in Canada,...

Duration:00:38:25

Year-End Review: Looking at 2021

12/22/2021
Shane and Heather look back on what's happened culturally and with the podcast this past year. They look at the themes, conversations, and guests of 2021. Become a Disruptor for $5 a month here! Books of the Year: The Death of Porn by Ray Ortlund Our Bodies tell God's Story by Christopher West The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson What God has to Say about Our Bodies by Sam Allberry

Duration:00:23:54

Dispatch: Billie Eilish and Porn

12/15/2021
In an interview with Howard Stern, Billie Eilish discussed how pornography destroyed her brain and her understanding of sex. In this episode, we discuss how Eilish's exposure at such a young age is as devastating as she says it was and how that pattern is perpetuating among young people everywhere. If you need help with unwanted sexual behavior, reach out here: https://www.provenmen.org/contact-us/

Duration:00:10:49

What is Masculinity W/ Justin Camp

12/15/2021
What is masculinity? What does it mean to be manly? Why are men in the church struggling so much with loneliness, depression, anxiety, and pornography? And how is all this impacting women in our lives? Justin Camp joins today to discuss these questions and several more! Support this show and help shape it by becoming a Disruptor here! Check out Justin's latest book, Rescue! Justin is a writer and a storyteller with a heart for adventure. Justin co-founded Gather Ministries with his...

Duration:00:34:48

Sam Allberry: Hook Up Culture and our Bodies

11/24/2021
Support this show by leaving a rating and review! Sam Allberry joins us in this episode to discuss the place our bodies have both theology and the culture around us. Sam and Shane talk about Jesus as an embodied person, how Christians should approach their bodies, and how to have hope in the midst of hook up culture. Partner with us for $5 a month and receive a free Naked Gospel coffee mug! Check out Sam's latest book, What God Has to Say about Our Bodies Sam Allberry is a pastor,...

Duration:00:42:33

Should Christians have Desires? w/ Curt Thompson

11/3/2021
Desire is often thought of as a bad thing amongst Christians, so what should Christians do with their desires? What is the place of desires? And does God care about our desires? Dr. Curt Thompson joins us to discuss the place of desires and longings in the Christian life. Shane and Curt talk through the desires of Jesus, how our emotions allow us to know God, and what it looks like to reshape desires. Support this show for $5 a month and get a naked gospel coffee mug (amongst other...

Duration:01:04:06

Theology of the Body w/ Christopher West

10/27/2021
Leave a Rating and Review to support this show! Christopher West joins us to discuss how our bodies are not merely biological but they are also theological. Shane and Christopher talk through gender, hook up culture, post-modernism, singleness, and how our bodies fit into God's story. Get a copy of Christopher West's book Our Bodies Tell God's Story Get a Naked Gospel coffee mug and become a Disruptor here! Christopher West is cofounder, president, and senior lecturer of Theology of the...

Duration:01:17:53

Sex and Singleness w/ Heather Cate and Beca Bruder

10/20/2021
To support this podcast, leave us a Rating and Review! With more single people in the church than marriage people, we have to be attentive to the life of singleness. Heather and Beca are single women who join us to discuss sex, longings, and singleness within the church and the broader culture. Support this show for five dollars a month to become a Disruptor and receive a free Naked Gospel coffee mug and other free giveaways!

Duration:01:04:02

Social Media in the Christian Life w/ Rob Singleton

10/13/2021
Support us by leaving a rating and writing a review! Pastor Rob Singleton joins us today to examine how social media is shaping our humanity. With the creation of social media we are now able to present ourselves, so we need to ask the questions: how is this shaping my relationships? am I presenting a fake image of myself? what does it even mean to follow Jesus in a social media age? Click here to support this show and receive a Naked Gospel coffee mug! Check out Rob's book here! ROB...

Duration:00:46:16

The Death of Porn: Ray Ortlund

9/29/2021
Leave us a rating and review! Pastor Ray Ortlund joins us today to talk through why Christians are hooked on porn. Shane and Ray discuss why porn is present in the Church, the nature of sex industry, and where Jesus is in the midst of porn. Consider supporting this show by clicking here. Get a copy of The Death of Porn here! (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; MA, The University of California, Berkeley; PhD, University of Aberdeen, Scotland) is president of Renewal Ministries, and an...

Duration:00:34:20

A Culture of Abuse and Porn w/ Drew Boa

9/22/2021
Share this episode if you found it helpful! Leave a Rating and Review. Both Drew and Shane have a childhood history with pornography and abuse. But now they both work for different organizations that fight against porn and for healthy, whole relationships. In this episode, Shane and Drew look at their own histories with porn, they're journey's to freedom, and how they go about helping other people find freedom. Support this show and become a cultural disruptor! Drew Boa is an author,...

Duration:01:00:14

Peter Kreeft: Porn, Pleasure, Boredom

9/15/2021
Would you leave us a rating and a short review? In this classic replay, Shane and Dr. Kreeft touch on everything from Boredom, to Neitzsche's insanity, to desire and pornography. This is one of our nerdiest podcast episodes and we hope you thoroughly enjoy it! For Women's Resources, click here! Use Code womenstruggletoo to get 30% off! Click here to support this show and become a Disruptor! Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy at Boston College. He loves his five...

Duration:00:39:52