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Technology, Youth and the Role of the Church

Her experience with the effects of early exposure to pornography came through her husband’s journey of recovery from sexual addiction. She knew her husband’s story and how early exposure to porn had generated an intense craving and altered the way his brain processed information and stress. She was prepared to do what ever it took to protect her son’s mind, body and soul.

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THE JOURNEY OF AN ANONYMOUS PASTOR – Part 4

Have you ever said you’re sorry to someone or to God only because you got caught or because it benefited you to do so? I know that I have. I am not a stranger to false repentance. False repentance is saying, “I’m sorry for ________,” when in reality you plan to do it again when […]

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February 2013 Newsletter – Child Abuse

by David Jones Restoration Path Ex. Director   Matthew 18:6-76  “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea. 7 Woe to the world because of offenses! For offenses […]

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THE JOURNEY OF AN ANONYMOUS PASTOR – Part 3

I was riding my four-wheeler on a warm summer day down some dirt roads when I found the magazine. I found it at the Circle, a local spot for beer parties; it was just a clearing in the woods off a gravel road. I liked going there because I got to bust the beer bottles […]

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THE JOURNEY OF AN ANONYMOUS PASTOR – Part 2

Restoration Path ministers to Christian men and women trapped in sexual and relational sin. Sexual sin does not respect boundaries. It assaults even our spiritual leaders. In the next few weeks you will be reading the real life story of a pastor who is in the fight to defeat this very personal affliction. The content […]

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Introduction Letter from David Jones – September 2012 Newsletter

As the new Director for Restoration Path, I wanted to take a few moments of your time to introduce myself. I would love to have an opportunity to talk with each and every one of you and would be glad to answer any questions you have about me.

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Newsletter for August 2012 – Thanksgiving, Praise and Hope for The Future

It has been a joy and blessing to have lead Restoration Path for this season of its ministry. As I look back over the years of ministry I am grateful to have been invested in so many different clients lives.

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"One element that I have encouraged pastors with is to stand with the congregants to walk in purity." Tommy Corman

Freedom Is Not Free … Galatians 5:13

Freedom is not free is a bumper sticker that commanded much attention after 9-11. This was a statement that many people understood as we were at war. And whether you agreed with the war or not the statement makes since. Freedom is not free not even for our salvation. Somebody had to die for our sin and that was Jesus. We can accept that gift gracefully but now what? How are we supposed to live as Christians in a culture that is sexually promiscuous? How are we to make decisions when we don’t know exactly what truth means? Part of this struggle as a Christ follower is to identify how we are to let go of past behavior if we are going to let God minister to our hearts. God, as a gentleman, doesn’t always break down all our defenses to get us to see something we should change. Many times it’s the still small voice that nudges us in our consciences that what we are doing is wrong. It’s our choices, the free will we have, that needs to be exercised here for His purposes.

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Defining Fatherhood

The term father is defined: ‘To be the creator, founder, or author of; originate.’ (dictionary. reference.com/browser/father).

Many people struggle with sexual sin because of an absent or abusive father. Therefore, it would only make good sense that a remedy, not an instant cure, for that pain is to call on your true Father.

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Spring Brings New Beginnings

Spring is a great season of the year. Easter is a great expression of the newness of life and experiencing a new season that is yet to come. We all have a past that brings us to the present and we anticipate what our future will look like. But living for today is where our joy has its roots. Being at peace with the one true God that created the heavens and the earth brings satisfaction for whatever sins one has been plagued with in the past. We can know a new freedom if we don’t work for it. As we work, we should also realize that there was one who had a plan for each of us in mind as we pursue this life we are living.

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