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Month: June 2017

The Two Types of Adulterers

*Please note that this is an opinion article, and all ideas and thoughts expressed in the following article might not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the JNN staff.*   The more I talk with people who have walked the dark path of adultery, the more I realize not all affairs are the same. …

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Why Those Who Struggle With Porn Aren’t Bad People

At Fight the New Drug, we talk a lot about the doom and gloom of struggling with porn. How it will affect our brains, ruin our relationships, etc. That information can be important and help us create better strategies for our recovery but let’s be honest, it can also be really depressing. So let’s look …

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The Brain’s Delete Button: How You Can Erase Years Of Watching Porn

One of the best things about modern technology is the customization it allows us. Think about it— you decide which apps are on your home screen, what music you download, your wallpaper background, text size, keyboards, languages, etc. Many software programs can do the same thing, changing and evolving based on your tastes. Many of the …

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Christian Schools and Pregnant Teens: Cultivating a Better Pro-Life Ethic

The graduation ceremony of a Christian school in Maryland was recently overshadowed by a controversy that made its way to the national stage. Perhaps you heard about it. Eighteen-year-old Maddi Runkles–a straight A student, who was also an athlete and student council president–became pregnant out of wedlock. Runkles chose to keep the baby. The school …

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Shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital– New York

A gunman dressed in black opened fire and shot several people in a Bronx hospital Friday afternoon, police said. Shots rang out on the 16th floor of Bronx Lebanon Hospital in Morris Heights about 2:45 p.m. Police received multiple 911 calls about someone shot. Police sources said the shooter is a 35-year-old ex-employee (Editor note: …

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5 Reasons You Should Send Your Kid to VBS

Can I get a drumroll please…” the pastor baited. Little hands frantically fist pounded their seats while beads of summer glistened off their sweaty skin. “And the winner is…”  Every child’s eyes were wide with the delightful suspense of possible victory.  “Collecting over 100 jars of peanut butter for the community food pantry…” Childhood awe dropped …

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How to Date as a Christian

My heart bleeds for this issue. It’s bled because of it, too. Dating is a source of immeasurable joy and pain, tangled up in a beautiful, complicate mess—testing us, shaping us, and often blinding us. Yes, believer and unbeliever alike, it will blind each of us. So what’s the best approach for a Christian to …

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Michelle Duggar Sparks Controversy With New Facebook Post

When you decide to televise your entire family life, you open yourself up to a lot of public scrutiny about how you raise your kids. No one knows this better than Michelle Duggar, reality star and mother to 19 children. While Duggar has received her fair share of criticism, she likely did not expect the …

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The Case for a ‘New Christian Zionism’

Christians have never been certain about what to do with Israel. This is certainly the case today. On the one hand, many mainline Protestants treat the nation of Israel as an international pariah. They pass resolutions urging boycotts and international sanctions, all while calling attention to the plight of Palestinians who have allegedly suffered at …

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Fired Megachurch Pastor Perry Noble Implies Porn is Worse Than Alcohol Abuse

Megachurch pastor Perry Noble was fired from his position with NewSpring Church in Anderson, South Carolina over allegations of alcohol abuse. Noble issued a statement owning up to his abuse of alcohol: “Let me be very clear, neither [my wife] nor I have committed any sort of sexual sin. I have not stolen money. I have …

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Movie Experts Want to Do Away with Term ‘Faith-based Films’

Some of those working in what’s long been called the faith-based film industry don’t want that title anymore. Producer Mark Joseph, whose credits include “I am David,” “The Vessel,” and “Ray,” told Fox News recently that the term “faith-based” isn’t needed. “The term faith-based in an odd term to describe movies— or anything else,” he …

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Christians Taking Children to Camp in India Charged with Kidnapping, Forced Conversion

Six Christians taking children to a Vacation Bible School camp in Madhya Pradesh state, India, remain in custody after police detained them last month on charges of kidnapping and forcible conversion, sources said. Also detained was a 15-year-old boy who was held in a juvenile detention center for nearly a month before he was released …

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