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Each episode of the Integrity Restored Podcast will equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to live a porn free life and to help others do the same.

Episode 74: Porn and Harassment with Dr. Peter Kleponis

August 11, 2021

Almost every day we are hearing about a new celebrity, athlete or politician who has been accused of some form of sexual harassment, yet have we ever considered the role of our pornified society that we live in as a driver for that behavior? In this episode, Jim is joined by Dr. Kleponis to outline […]

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Epidode 73: The Mental Effect

August 3, 2021

With over 85 studies outlining the harmful mental effects of pornography, we should be far more hesitant to expose ourselves to it, yet the numbers are growing. In this episode Jim discusses the real world responses our brain has to habitual pornography usage. Takeaways: 1. There are physical, emotional and neurological effects of porn use […]

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Episode 72: Spiritual Authority with De Yarrison

July 27, 2021

Is there really anything we can do spiritually to heal or help a loved one heal from pornography addiction? C.S. Lewis once said “There is no neutral ground in the universe. Every square inch, every split second, is claimed by God and counter-claimed by Satan.” Join Jim and De as they discuss what we can […]

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Episode 71: Spiritual Bondage with Fr. Allen Hoffa

July 20, 2021

Fr. Hoffa and Jim break open the spiritual effects of pornography usage and more importantly what we can do about. Healing from pornography is going to be a journey of the whole person…mind, body and soul and in this episode Jim and Father provide some tools to heal spiritually. Takeaways: 1. We need to make […]

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Episode 70: Not Just for Men with Samantha Kelly

July 14, 2021

In this episode, Jim is joined by Samantha Kelley, the founder and president of FIERCE Athlete, to discuss the growing trend of pornography usage among women and what we can do about it. Takeaways: 1. Up to 1/3rd of all daily searches on pornographic websites are by women 2. The self soothing they seek is […]

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Episode 69: Freedom, Hope for Healing

July 7, 2021

This Independence Day week where we celebrate our national freedom, let’s discuss what is necessary to find FREEDOM from pornography in our lives and the lives of those we love. Takeaways: True healing is possible but it doesn’t involve ” white knuckle” recovery You are not the only one affected by your struggle, what does […]

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Episode 68: UNICEF, Does Porn Harm Kids with Haley McNamara

June 29, 2021

In this episode, Jim is joined by Haley McNamara, the Director of the International Center on Sexual Exploitation to discuss the recent paper published by UNICEF that among other things, posited that porn isn’t really harmful to kids…ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! Nothing could be further from the truth! This is a must-listen episode. Takeaways: A […]

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Episode 67: 5 Steps For Healing Today

June 22, 2021

Whether we are struggling or it is someone we love, it’s important that we can identify and execute necessary steps on our healing journey. In this episode, Jim highlights 5 steps we can start today to begin our recovery. Takeaways: 1. Identifying and naming the problem can be scary but is a necessary first step […]

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Episode 66: Fatherhood in Brokeness with Y.G. Nyghtstorm

June 15, 2021

Every parent, especially fathers, needs to work through their own brokenness in parenting their kids. With the onslaught of pornography and sexting, we need to step up our game to protect our kids even through our own wounds. In this episode, Jim and YG break down the issues and the things we can concretely do […]

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Episode 65: Sexting : Yes, your kid with Timmerie Geagea

June 9, 2021

The numbers don’t lie and there is a high likelihood your child has or will be exposed to sexting as a participant or recipient. In this episode, Timmerie and Jim break open the realities faced by parents and kids alike and offer some insights into what we as parents can do. Takeaways: 1. Nearly 40% […]

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Almost every day we are hearing about a new celebrity, athlete or politician who has been accused of some form of sexual harassment, yet have we ever considered the role of our pornified society that we live in as a driver for that behavior? In this episode, Jim is joined by Dr. Kleponis to outline the neurochemical, psychological and behavioral aspects of this conduct in our workplaces.

Takeaways

1. Porn absolutely changes your perspective

2. Violence and aggression are common porn themes and will influence our individual behaviors/desires

3. In communities and workplaces, training reinforcing dignity is necessary to stem this tide

With over 85 studies outlining the harmful mental effects of pornography, we should be far more hesitant to expose ourselves to it, yet the numbers are growing. In this episode Jim discusses the real world responses our brain has to habitual pornography usage.

Takeaways:

1. There are physical, emotional and neurological effects of porn use

2. Relationships and behavior can be negatively impacted by porn

3. The brain needs to reboot and rewire to heal

Is there really anything we can do spiritually to heal or help a loved one heal from pornography addiction? C.S. Lewis once said “There is no neutral ground in the universe. Every square inch, every split second, is claimed by God and counter-claimed by Satan.” Join Jim and De as they discuss what we can do in light of the ongoing spiritual battle in our lives.

Takeaways

1. The feelings of despair are a lie…there is great hope for recovery.

2. Do you know your baptismal authority?

3. Learn to listen to your thoughts to sift out what is not aligned with Christ.

Fr. Hoffa and Jim break open the spiritual effects of pornography usage and more importantly what we can do about. Healing from pornography is going to be a journey of the whole person…mind, body and soul and in this episode Jim and Father provide some tools to heal spiritually.

Takeaways:

1. We need to make sure we keep space open for the Holy Spirit

2. We need to move from going through the motions to a relationship

3. Three tips are consistency, relational prayer and daily Examen

In this episode, Jim is joined by Samantha Kelley, the founder and president of FIERCE Athlete, to discuss the growing trend of pornography usage among women and what we can do about it.

Takeaways:

1. Up to 1/3rd of all daily searches on pornographic websites are by women

2. The self soothing they seek is a LIE leading to depression and increased isolation

3. All relationships, not just sexual ones, are impacted by porn consumption

This Independence Day week where we celebrate our national freedom, let’s discuss what is necessary to find FREEDOM from pornography in our lives and the lives of those we love.

Takeaways:

  1. True healing is possible but it doesn’t involve ” white knuckle” recovery
  2. You are not the only one affected by your struggle, what does your spouse need?
  3. Have hope, accept God’s mercy, heal your wounds and be the man or woman God created you to be

In this episode, Jim is joined by Haley McNamara, the Director of the International Center on Sexual Exploitation to discuss the recent paper published by UNICEF that among other things, posited that porn isn’t really harmful to kids…ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! Nothing could be further from the truth! This is a must-listen episode.

Takeaways:

  1. A child’s digital rights to privacy are a parents responsibility and should never include porn
  2. Pornography is absolutely and unequivocally tied to sex trafficking
  3. Tragically, porn has damaged many kids today and led to a spike in child abuse

Whether we are struggling or it is someone we love, it’s important that we can identify and execute necessary steps on our healing journey. In this episode, Jim highlights 5 steps we can start today to begin our recovery.

Takeaways:

1. Identifying and naming the problem can be scary but is a necessary first step

2. You can’t do this alone, either as the addict or those affected by it

3. The brain needs to Reboot and Rewire to heal

Every parent, especially fathers, needs to work through their own brokenness in parenting their kids. With the onslaught of pornography and sexting, we need to step up our game to protect our kids even through our own wounds. In this episode, Jim and YG break down the issues and the things we can concretely do in a lively discussion.

Takeaways:

1. Our own brokenness can impact our helping our kids navigate this hypersexualized world so we need to get healed to help them

2. Our wounds from pornography do not have to be passed on to our children

3. Dads need to step up and be the image and teacher in explaining God’s plan for human sexuality

The numbers don’t lie and there is a high likelihood your child has or will be exposed to sexting as a participant or recipient. In this episode, Timmerie and Jim break open the realities faced by parents and kids alike and offer some insights into what we as parents can do.

Takeaways:

1. Nearly 40% of all teenagers have posted or sent a sexually explicit text

2. We are creating at least in the ” eyes of the law” a generation of child porn producers

3. Sexting can lead to other unwanted sexual behaviors, parents need to be constantly aware and communicating with their youth