“I Am Only Human”

“I Am Only Human”

I am sure that you have heard somebody say, “I am only Human,” as if to excuse themselves from judgement after making a mistake. Isn’t this a strange way to respond? As though being human meant they had no choice or possibility of better action? This is the exact...
What’s Wrong With Masturbation?

What’s Wrong With Masturbation?

Masturbation is a word that is very rarely used. We feel that talking about this issue will make people feel uncomfortable and ashamed, so we ignore it all together. One young man even emailed me after a talk I gave about masturbation and pornography to say,...
God Wants to Marry You!

God Wants to Marry You!

What are your deepest desires? What is it you truly long for? Are these easy questions to answer without hesitation, or are you surprised to learn that you have little to no idea what the answers to these questions are. Sadly, many Christians grow up believing that to...
Sacred Art or Pornography?

Sacred Art or Pornography?

Shortly after my wedding, Madeleine and I were blessed to visit St Peter’s Basilica in Rome on our honeymoon. On our guide tour, I was surprised at the amount of art depicting the naked human body. At the top of the huge columns in the Basilica are depictions on the...
Why be Modest?

Why be Modest?

Modesty. A word that often makes women cringe. However, what if modesty was a word that evoked notions of virtue, respect, strength and individuality? What if modesty was seen as a key that unlocked the mystery of woman? The good news, it can, and it does! During my...
Why did Satan tempt Eve?

Why did Satan tempt Eve?

The question of why Satan targeted Eve and not Adam in his temptation in the Garden of Eden has been asked repeatedly; not just over the centuries, but in many Theology of the Body talks I have been to and delivered over the last ten years. It is my hope that the...