ANNOUNCING MY NEW BOOK! The Art of Forming Young Disciples

I had a “successful” youth ministry, I had everything that I believed I needed in my parish ministry to build a huge and successful ministry. And I looked at the long term results of what the youth ministry had produced over several years – discovering that only a...

HELP! I Can’t Stop Looking at Porn

Originally posted on Chastity Project Pornography use has become an epidemic. The governors of Utah and Tennessee have recently declared pornography a, “public health crisis.” The declaration that was passed in each of the states had bipartisan support (it had...

How Far is Too Far?

I lead a weekly Bible study with a group of high school young men. Prom was approaching and the guys wanted advice. One of them asked me, “how far is too far?” I have known these guys for over three years, and I knew this young man’s heart. He did not have a lustful...

The Theory of One: Youth Ministry One Person at a Time

Originally posted on the St. Andrew Missionaries blog… Imagine that a Catholic parish posted a job description and it read something like this: Wanted: Parish Evangelist Salary: Very high and competitive salary Job Description: Recruit and form one person into a...

Why is it Hard to Break Free from the Shackles of Pornography?

The following blog is an excerpt from my book – Freedom: Battle Strategies for Conquering Temptation. Freedom mentors men – step-by-step – in the fight to overcome the shackles of sexual impurity. You can purchase the book in bulk from Lighthouse...

ST. ANDREW MISSIONARIES OFFICIAL LAUNCH!

ANNOUNCEMENT! On November 30 (The Feast of St. Andrew – Apostle), I will officially be launching and opening my new apostolate – St. Andrew Missionaries. The mission is to help the Church shift her pastoral approach with young people. St. Andrew...

That is Not Locker Room Talk

This article is not about politics, nor is it an invitation to engage in the already tired debate over who is better fit to be President of the United States.  Two weeks ago, an audio recording of Republican Presidential nominee – Donald Trump –  was...

What Makes for “Great” Sex?

The following blog is an excerpt from Chapter 4 of my book Freedom: Battle Strategies for Conquering Temptation. Freedom is an explanation and a step-by-step battle plan for men who struggle with temptation and sexual impurity. I attended a Catholic high school that...