fbpx

Category Archives for "Recovery from Porn Add…"

Aug 25

My Struggle with Bad Theology and Mental Health

By Steve Austin | faith , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

The stigma surrounding mental health is worse in the church than just about anywhere else. The church lacks education and, unfortunately, compassion when it comes to those suffering with mental illness. Lack of compassion and education is met with an abundance of dangerous theology. What you’re left with is a poison that is literally killing weary travelers, seeking […]

Read More
May 02

Recovery and Jesus – The Truth

By Steve Austin | Ask Steve Austin , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery

Since I’ve begun sharing how I went from being a pastor to being hospitalized in a psych ward, people often ask about my recovery. Everyone wants to know if there is a single solution. Where does the magic lie? How do they get their own lives (or their loved ones’) back? Or, as others have […]

Read More
Apr 18

How to Host a Self-Care Sunday!

By Steve Austin | Ask Steve Austin , Best of Messy Grace , Current Events , faith , life coaching , Mental Health , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery , The Struggle With Church

Hi, I’m Steve Austin, and I’m thankful to connect with you. I’m so excited about the opportunity to collaborate with your church to host a Self-Care Sunday.   Here’s how to host a Self-Care Sunday for your church or small group… But first, here’s a little about me: I’m a speaker, life coach, and Amazon best-selling author. […]

Read More
Oct 24

Self-Care for the Wounded Soul

By Steve Austin | faith , Mental Health , Messy Grace , Recovery , Recovery from a Suicid... , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add... , Religious Recovery

If you have ever felt hopeless, if you have ever believed that all the bad things in your life were beyond redemption, if you have ever felt unworthy of being loved or accepted, if you have ever feared what would happen if people found out whatever it is that haunts you – I get it. I have been there, too. Maybe you are recovering from abuse, addiction, or a suicide attempt like me. Maybe you are struggling with anxiety or depression and don’t know why yet. No matter what your starting point is, the tools in brand-new book, Self-Care for the Wounded Soul: 21 Days of Messy Grace will help you begin to answer the question, “Now what?”

Read More
Aug 13

Why I Want to be More than Just a Good Man

By Steve Austin | Family , Parenting , Recovery , Recovery from Porn Add...

I was a victim of childhood sexual abuse before the age of four. When I was 12, I discovered porn. What started as teenage curiosity turned to fascination, and eventually a powerful addiction to pornography. For nearly ten years of my addiction, I was a youth pastor in the Bible Belt.
I lived in constant fear of my perfect image being shattered.

But one conversation with my little boy changed everything…

Read More
Jun 29

Abuse, Addiction, and Recovery: This is My Story

By Steve Austin | Best of Messy Grace , faith , Messy Grace , Recovery , Recovery from Abuse , Recovery from Porn Add...

I remember it like it happened this morning, every nasty detail. His name was Jeremy and he lived across the street. He was a teenager. He seemed like a giant at the time. He was big and strong and took advantage of me. This was not just two kids experimenting, which is common. He knew what he was doing. He knew he was wrong.

Read More
>
%d bloggers like this: