Item description for Every Young Man's Battle Workbook: Practical Help in the Fight for Sexual Purity (Every Man) by Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker & Mike Yorkey...
Overview "Practical Help in the Fight for Sexual Purity"
A guide for personal or group study.
Community Description Sexual temptation. It's everywhere you look. On TV, in the movies, on the Internet. And sometimes it seems you can't escape its clutches. But God wants His children to be sexually pure. How? Here's powerful ammunition from two counselors on the front lines: Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker. It's the companion to their challenging book Every Young Man's Battle. And it's all about how to guard your eyes and your mind -- every moment of every day. How to handle the guilt God's way. How to clean up your thought life. And how to develop a battle plan that really works -- even in the sex-drenched culture you live in. Get started with Every Young Man's Battle Workbook, by yourself or in a group. And prepare to declare victory.
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Studio: WaterBrook Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date May 31, 2003
Publisher WaterBrook Press
Series Every Man
ISBN 1578567572 ISBN13 9781578567577
Availability 0 units.
More About Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker & Mike Yorkey
Fred Stoeker is the coauthor of the best-selling Every Man series, including "Every Man, God s Man" and "Every Man s Battle." He regularly writes and speaks to men about sexual purity. D. W. Smith is the best-selling author of more than seventy novels and has served as an editor for several publishers. Among his books are the novelizations for the Hallmark miniseries "The Tenth Kingdom "and the first "X-Men" movie, and numerous "Star Trek" novels."
Fred Stoeker currently resides in Des Moines, in the state of Iowa.
Fred Stoeker has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Every Young Man's Battle Workbook: Practical Help in the Fight for Sexual Purity?
Needs More... Apr 9, 2008
Where is the DVD? Where are the Flash cards? Where is the audio series? Where is the seminar? I mean when you are going to teach young people to hate themselves, let's go all the way. (Pardon the pun.)
Arterburn and Co. could have so many more "pure" people and, well, they could make so much more money- oops..I mean, they could arm young people with true hatred of their bodies, minds, and feelings. The books are a good start, but let's get real. When you are in the business of selling fear and self-loathing, you could do better than a simple couple of books, right?
No, I am not a libertarian fanatic. And no, I don't believe that anything goes. It just gets so tiring to see these moralizers who, in the name of God, tell you to loath and despise feelings that every normal boy and girl have.
It takes wisdom, caring, and insight to really make a difference in a young life, and about the last thing a fundamentalist, literalist Bible-thumper has is the ability to listen and learn. They have their minds made up on any and everything. The world was created in six days, Eve ate the apple, and on and on. Every bit of human progress was made in spite of them and not because of them. If you don't believe me, try talking to one of them. Ask when the last time was that they questioned ANYthing.
Find someone competent to dispense advice about your life and deal with yourself kindly but within a set of good boundaries. And if you listen to God within you, you will arrive at the conclusions right for you.
You see, it's not a battle as these authors suggest, neither is it a compromise. Nor is it apathy. It is a healthy tension that we all face every day of our lives. It's part of the human condition. And being human is what these authors despise.
hmmmm Mar 10, 2008
the normal book was good but i think this book it better if you are in a group and everyone has the book and the workbook...
The book alone is not enough to combat lust, use the workbook together. Nov 10, 2006
The workbook along with the Authors book 'every young man's battle is a two part incredible tool that will bring young men to their knees and bring out the truth and no one gets a pass on this one. Not even myself, the leader of a small group of high school guys in Northern Indiana that are struggling and are desperately seeking help in the combat to destroy Lust. Two thumbs up and what a tool. Also see 'every young womans battle' for girls as my two step daughters are studying in small groups and it is bringing things out that parents have a hard time talking about. [...]
Getting the discussion going Feb 23, 2006
Young men seeking godly character will benefit from reading this book. Those without a foundation in discipleship will not. I appreciate the authors tackling a topic that the church MUST tackle. I did not come to the same conclusions as the reviewer who saw it as labeling all sex as evil.