Resources for those on the journey.

 
The Orthodox Path to Manhood through Sexuality fr jacobse maniphesto paul robson May 02, 2022

Recently Fr Hans had a fascinating conversation on sexuality with a community of non-Christian men.  It is well worth watching.

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Can I Really Break My Addiction To Pornography? article fr jacobse pornography Nov 05, 2021

A better question to ask is, “Can God really help me overcome my addiction to porn and masturbation?” 

Yes, He can. You can’t do it without Him however.  

Try it alone and it wont work. All we have without God is our own willpower and that’s usually good for...

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Brotherhood: Learning How To Become A Man Through Communion With Other Men fr jacobse video Oct 08, 2021

This is a video recording of the first session of an Orthodox Christian Men's Retreat titled "The Path of the Christian Man." The title of this first session is "Brotherhood: Learning how to become a man through communion with other men.

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Restoring Young Men to Manhood article fr jacobse Aug 19, 2021

By almost any measure, the breakdown of sexual morality in the Post-Christian West is nothing short of catastrophic. Although it began with the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s, its intellectual antecedents were evident long before that. It seduces the uninformed and innocent through the false...

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Move Yourself to Make Things Happen article fr jacobse Jul 30, 2021

I woke up one morning in rough shape. It was a hard few years of my life. Sometimes life is like that.

I knew if I didn't break the routine, the day would be lost. I would drift throughout each hour accomplishing nothing. In the evening I would fall asleep with mild disgust, even self-contempt...

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Pornography is an affliction for young men. And it's been mainstreamed. article fr jacobse pornography Jul 23, 2021

It comes from the depths of hell to destroy their characters before they can grow into a healthy sense of who they are.

I am old enough to remember the sexual revolution and its dubious promises that once moral restraints on sexual behavior were removed, a new golden era would dawn in which...

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The most exhilarating journey a man can undertake article fr jacobse Jul 15, 2021

The most exhilarating journey a man can undertake is the journey of self-discovery. But this journey requires two things: radical self-honesty and the brotherhood of other men.

A man cannot escape the bondage of his own weakness if he lives by lies. He must speak truth, first to himself and then...

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Boys to Men: The Rocky Road to American Manhood fr jacobse video Aug 25, 2020

What are the obstacles that keep young men from growing into full, productive manhood? Fr. Hans, pastor of St. Peter the Apostle Antiochian Orthodox Mission in Bonita Springs, Florida, delivers an insightful -- and practical -- analysis based on decades of pastoral experience. The talk is...

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