Every Single Man's Battle
Staying on the Path of Sexual Purity
Aug 16, 2005 | 192 Pages
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About Every Single Man's Battle
Powerful ammunition for your war against sexual temptation.
As a man, you’re bombarded by sexual images and battle inner urges. You want to do right—in fact, you want to meet God’s standard of avoiding any hint of sexual immorality. But accomplishing that goal is a challenge.
If you are a single man struggling to remain sexually pure, you are not alone—
there’s practical, hard-hitting help from the authors of the blockbuster Every Man Series. Every Single Man’s Battle guides you—or your men’s group—through an honest and clear exploration of God’s Word. You’ll undertake a personal journey into key scriptures, wrestle with questions for reflection and examination, and discover the practical tools and biblical strategies you need to live the pure life God calls you to—even while living in a sexually-soaked culture.
Make a frontal assault on the temptation every single man faces. This book provides all the resources you need.
Now includes the workbook!
Praise for Every Man’s Battle and Every Young Man’s Battle by Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker, andMike Yorkey
“There is no more common enemy of true manhood than the diversion or the perversion of our sexual capacities. I welcome every contribution to the arsenal of resistance.”
—JACKW. HAYFORD, LITTD, founding pastor of the Church on theWay and chancellor of The King’s University
“This book will revolutionize the marriage of every man who reads it. Why? Because every man battles sexual temptations and every marriage grows stronger when these temptations are defeated. The vulnerable, honest, and insightful pages of this book reveal what every man must know.”
—DRS. LES AND LESLIE PARROTT, authors of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts
“This timely resource presents clear practical principles for sexual purity. Arterburn and Stoeker call for courage, commitment, and self-discipline as they lead men into a more successful relationship with God, family, and spouse. This book is truly for every man.”
—DR. JOHN C. MAXWELL, founder of EQUIP
“God has used Steve Arterburn countless times to impact my heart and life; I am thankful for him and his investment in Every Man’s Battle. I am also grateful for Fred Stoeker. Fred pours himself into this book with honesty, vulnerability, and a practical strategy to fight the good fight. He offers biblical truth and hope to anyone with ears to hear how to battle the war of sexual temptation. Read with an open heart—Every Man’s Battle may save your marriage and your witness.”
—DR. GARY ROSBERG, president of America’s Family Coaches and coauthor of Guard Your Heart and The Five Love Needs of Men and Women
“Every Young Man’s Battle does the best job I have ever seen on the subject of sexual temptation. Once upon a time we lived in a world that didn’t talk about secrets, and that world has brought us to the mess we are in today. Young men must have an honest, blunt, and unashamedly Christian look at their sexuality. This book will save thousands of future marriages.”
—JIM BURNS, president of HomeWord
About Stephen ArterburnStephen Arterburn is the founder and chairman of New Life Ministries–the nation's largest faith-based broadcast, counseling and treatment ministry–and is the host of the nationally syndicated "New Life Live!" daily radio program heard on over 180 radio stations nationwide. Steve is also the founder of the Women of Faith conferences attended by over 3,000,000 women.
Steve is a nationally known public speaker and has been featured in national media venues such as Oprah, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, CNN Live, New York Times, USA Today and US News & World Report.
As a best-selling author, Steve has written over 80 books, including the bestselling Every Man's series. He has been nominated for numerous writing awards and won three Gold Medallion awards for writing excellence.
Steve has degrees from Baylor University and The University of North Texas as well as having obtained two honorary doctorate degrees.
Steve resides with his family in Laguna Beach, California.
About Fred StoekerFacing a moment of truth regarding his sexual purity a couple years after his wedding in 1981, Fred Stoeker is well aware of the battle men face with sexual sin. After stumbling upon his father's Playboy magazine under his Dad's bed in first grade, Fred struggled with pornographic materials for the next twenty years or so. Despite entering a committed relationship with Jesus Christ at age 23, Fred continued to struggle with pornography until his wedding the following year. He quickly found that marriage did not eliminate the problem and the negative effects of his sexual sin upon his intimacy with God and with his wife Brenda grew more each year.
While Fred had graduated from Stanford University with a BA with Honors and had begun a successful sales and consulting business in Des Moines, IA, his marriage was struggling, as well as his feelings of personal integrity. Embarking on a study of Christian literature on marriage as well as reviewing his studies on Human Sexuality at Stanford, Fred began to search for answers to his problems. Daily Bible study allowed the word of God to wash him clean and to begin to transform his mind, and before long, God had used Job 31:1 and Luke 6:46 to begin to break the stranglehold that sexual sin had over his life.
Through the years, Fred watched for a Christian book to be written that would convey the practical knowledge that the Holy Spirit had taught him during his battle for sexual purity. He knew such a book was necessary, because he'd been teaching these practical principles over the years and had seen the impact they had in the lives of men in his city. Imagine his surprise when God tapped Fred himself to write that practical book he'd been watching for. Just as God had promised Fred during prayer, God took this practical message all over the world through the best-selling books Every Man's Battle and Every Young Man's Battle.
Fred's marriage to Brenda now spans almost thirty years in the Des Moines area and has been blessed by the birth of two sons and two daughters. Currently, Fred is a bestselling author of several books, including Hero, Every Young Man's Battle and Tactics, the president of Living True Ministries, and a popular conference speaker who challenges men to become sexually pure, to reconnect in true intimate relationship with their wives, and to train their sons to become godly men.
192 pages | Published by WaterBrook
On Sale Date: Aug 16, 2005
Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8
Carton Quantity: 24
Also in the The Every Man Series Series
As a single man, youre in a war against sexual temptation.
But God has given you powerful ammunition.
Youre bombarded by sexual images. Youre constantly battling inner urges. You want to do rightin fact, you want to meet Gods standard of avoiding any hint of sexual immorality. But accomplishing that goal is a challenge. If you are a single man struggling to remain sexually pure, you are not alone. Now theres practical, hard-hitting help from the authors of the blockbuster Every Man series.
Prior to marrying my prized wife, Emma, I read Every Man's Battle. This was an influential book in my attempt at biblical manhood. I recommend that book to all men regardless of their situations in life (not necessarily young boys though). In Every Single Man's Battle Arterburn and Stoeker offer another work in the same vein. It builds primarily on their previous work together, thus the reader may be best served by purchasing it as...
Every Single Man's Battle is designed as an accompanying guide to Every Mans Battle, and generally is geared toward a study or small group. The book deals with the deep underlying causes of sexual integrity issues with single men and the authors are extremely vulnerable with respect to telling their own stories and struggles. I am single, and I have read Every Man's Battle, and I found a lot of encouraging reminders, tips and tricks....
I have had this book sitting on my shelf for probably five months. After I received this book, I was wondering why on earth I would bother choosing this book to read. Then just the previous day, I was talking to a friend of mine about needing to read this book, and I was informed that Stephen Arterburn went through a divorce. This meant that I was even more hesitant to read a book, because after all, if it didn't work for him, why read it?...
This book entitled, Every Single Man's Battle: Staying on the Path of Sexual Purity is a good companion volume to the Every Man's Battle. Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker have built upon the principles laid out in the first book. This book emphasizes on the single man, giving him a practical workbook for his ever changing and busy life. The beginning of the workbook really takes little time getting to the heart of the matter. Arterburn...
I read this book month's before I was getting married so the read was meant for the sole purpose of obtaing an new book to review. I thought that this was a pretty good read. The only issue I had was that it was the work book. I didn't have the other book to use, so I was a bit lost. I liked the fact that this was aimed at single guys. Not many books out there are aimed to help single guys stay pure. Its a hard thing for any guy, but I...