Articles by Mark Denison

Mark Denison, D.Min., along with his wife Beth, is the founder of There’s Still Hope, a national sexual addiction recovery ministry. Mark has a Master’s in Addiction Recovery, is a certified PSAP (Pastoral Sex Addiction Professional), and is an active member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Mark is a former church planter, pastor (30 years), NBA chaplain, and university board chairman. Mark has written four books on recovery: Porn in the Pew, 365 Days to Sexual Integrity, A 90-Day Recovery Guide, and Porn-Free in 40 Days.

Have Yourself a Merry Little (Porn-Free) Christmas

A classic movie, Meet Me in St. Louis, was released weeks before Christmas in 1944. Judy Garland played the leading role, as a young woman seeking to comfort her sister in the face…

Rebuilding Trust in a Relationship Wounded by Porn

Friedrich Nietzsche’s words represent the heart of every betrayed spouse: “I’m not upset that you lied to me I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you” As painful as the discovery…

Five Ways to Be a Better Ally

Every morning, I wake up to a couple dozen new emails. Most of them are my daily reports on the 25 men who have asked me to be their “ally” for Covenant Eyes.…

Jump-Start Men’s Health Month by Quitting Porn

On May 31, 1994, President Bill Clinton signed into law a bill that established National Men’s Health Week, to be observed June 12-19. What began as a week-long emphasis soon morphed into an…

What Is Your Reason for Quitting Porn?

Jim had the best intentions. He wanted to quit porn, fix his marriage, and stay clean. But after two months of sobriety, he relapsed. Derek has a similar story. After an arrest for…

6 Ways to Maintain Recovery When You Can’t Get to Meetings

In response to COVID-19, recovery groups are suspending live meetings all over the country In one day, I received calls from Texas, North Carolina, Connecticut, California, Arkansas, Wisconsin, and…

3 Steps to Avoid the Ditch of Relapse

In recovery literature, you don’t have to look too far to find really good counsel on how to get sober. What you won’t find is enough material on how to stay sober. Sadly,…

5 Recovery Tips You Won’t Find in a Book

It is important to read all you can about recovery. We live in an age when thousands of books, articles, and speeches are available, which address recovery from every angle. It is impossible…

10 Indisputable Rules to Guide Your Recovery From Porn

Thousands of books have been written on the subject of addiction and recovery In just a few minutes on your smart device, you can find dozens of resources: therapists, seminars, 12-step groups, and…
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