Articles by Forest Benedict

Forest Benedict is a husband and father who lives in Fresno, CA. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider (SATP-C). He is a graduate from Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary. Forest loves the work he does as the Clinical Director of LifeSTAR of the Central Valley and the Program Manager/Teacher in the SATP program at Mid-America Nazarene University. He writes numerous articles about recovery on the LifeSTAR of the Central Valley blog ( and about spiritual connection on his personal, faith-based blog ( Forest also writes and speaks publicly about protecting children from pornography.

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Are You Sleeping On Buried Treasure?

In the spiritual realm, are we not so often playing paupers, with God’s limitless treasure reserve resting within arm’s reach? We thirst for attention and acceptance from others while God’s ocean of adoration surges just steps from our toes.

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