Baggage or Biography?

“Yeah, He’s Got Baggage.” Recently I was talking to a friend about some of the ongoing difficulties my past sins have caused, and how I see myself. He used an interesting term to frame what I was doing: holding on to emotional and spiritual baggage. And baggage is an interesting description. It’s something you drag along behind you, and if … Read more

Trent’s Top 10 Christian Books

1.The Bible I’ve read this book several times and I’m still learning new things and being challenged. There’s nothing worse than those ‘super spiritual’ Christians who don’t even know their Bible. Don’t be one of these. Read your Bible. 2. John Bunyan ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’ You probably already own this book, and have already read it, but I couldn’t leave it … Read more

Coping With Pedophilia And Loss

Living with pedophilia usually comes with significant losses; no surprise there. But unlike most other situations of loss, it can be very difficult to communicate to anyone what we’ve lost, or why we need to grieve. I mean, just imagine getting together with your friends at church or the bar and saying “I’m very sad because of being a pedophile. … Read more

Is Seeing A Psychologist Biblical?

When it comes to mental illness, Christians generally haven’t done very well. Quite often there’s a lot of religious advice giving. You feel depressed? You just need to rejoice! You have anxiety? You just need to have faith. OCD? Let go and let God. Bipolar? Rebuke that devil in Jesus’ name! To make things worse, well-meaning and respectable Christians can … Read more

Should I Kill Myself? – A Pedophile’s Torment

If you are in urgent need of help, click here and call the hotline corresponding to your country. So, you’ve just realized that you’re a pedophile, and that no matter what you do, you can’t make it go away. What do you do now? Do you kill yourself? Or do you risk life as a pedophile? Sadly this is a … Read more

Feeling Empty?

For the longest time I had been feeling this way. Whenever I read the Bible, nothing seemed to stand out to me. Whenever I’d spend time in prayer, my mind would wander off and my prayers would turn out dull and lifeless. Everything in my spiritual life was becoming a drag. Somehow, slowly over time, it had lost its joy, … Read more

Why I Joined This Ministry

The Insurmountable Thing I remember the first time I found the website Christian Pedophile, late Spring 2019. I was on a lunch break at work, and simply Googled the words “christian pedophile.” I needed answers, and I needed help. I had not been doing very well at the time; I struggled with a porn addiction that seemed to come and … Read more

An Update – December 2020

It’s now been around 17 months since I started my therapy. Things towards this end certainly seem to be a lot easier than when I first started off. I certainly feel a lot more grounded and confident. It’s been such an interesting journey of identity and healing, sometimes painful, but I’m glad God has given me the ability to stick … Read more

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