A child molester’s son shines a light
SOMERSET, Pa. — Jimmy Hinton grew up at the feet…
In 2006, The Christian Chronicle featured the story of Steve Holladay’s escape from sexual addiction.
Five years later, Holladay remains committed to Ultimate Escape, an Allen, Texas-based ministry that aims to help teens and young adults develop a healthy vision of sexuality and overcome addictive sexual behaviors.
Holly Holladay, the ministry’s co-founder and Steve’s wife, recently wrote a five-part series of blog posts on the couple’s journey:
The moment was surreal. Conversation flowed freely and laughter filled the air as Steve and I shared an order of nachos. A last minute date to a movie preview was followed by an impromptu late-night stop at Fuzzy’s Taco. As we recounted the movie we laughed so loud that other people began to stare. We were thoroughly enjoying each other’s company! In that moment, I couldn’t imagine being happier. For a moment I thought I was going to cry.
So what’s the big deal? Don’t all married couples enjoy times like this? I can’t answer for everyone, but I know that I didn’t. Stilted date nights and unmet expectations were the norm. Like being stranded on an island unnoticed by yet another passing ship, the lack of intimacy in my marriage left me disappointed and dejected. I craved a relationship where scenes like the one above occurred.
How did my marriage get from where it was to where it is? With a lot of hard work and determination! And, a lot of God!
Read the full series of blog posts.
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