The Savior & The Goat: A Relational Theory

September 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on The Savior & The Goat: A Relational Theory

A common theme in marriage is a relational dynamic I call “the Savior & the Goat”. Typical Saviors and Goats are initially attracted to each other because of function; each person serves an unconscious role [...]

Face to Face with a Dying God: Engaging Beauty & Arousal

August 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Face to Face with a Dying God: Engaging Beauty & Arousal

 I was attending a professional training group to improve my therapeutic skills when I was brought face to face with deep, lingering fear and shame around my past treatment of women and idolatry of beauty.   [...]



This book provides an avenue for dialogue with the over 18 million children who are affected by addiction in America. It follows a simple metaphor of addiction as the main character, Sam, is swept away in a bubble. At first he is curious and excited, but he slowly becomes bored and isolated, encounters a devastating storm, and, finally, tries to find his way back home to his family. His journey symbolizes the struggle of addiction in a way children can understand.

Stumbling Towards Wholeness Book Cover

My third book Stumbling Toward Wholeness: How the Love of God Changes Us is out now with Navpress/Tyndale.

A Brave Lament encourages the scandalous invitation into the belly of grief. Pain matters and is the doorway to knowing God more fully. With heart-wrenching grief accessible through poetic writings, hope is found in the most unlikely place, in the pain itself. This book undertakes the enormous task of stepping into our own heartache with the tragic loss of our son, Jackson Brave Bauman while inviting the reader into their own story of sorrow for the sake of collectively healing our wounds. The following pages have sustained us; these words have been bread and water to our soul may they be the same to you.

Psychology of Porn ebook cover

My book, The Psychology of Porn: Essays on pornography, objectification & healing is available now. This book is an in-depth collection of essays engaging our behaviors both conscious and unconscious involving pornography. May this be a rich resource in helping you or those you love know liberation.


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