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Samson and the Pirate Monks

by Nate Larkin

There is a lot of common ground shared by eating issues and sexual struggles, a fact that prompted Fb founder Constance Rhodes to launch the “Sex and Skinny Tour” with fellow author Nate Larkin. In his book, Samson and the Pirate Monks, Nate Larkin opens a window into the world of a man struggling with sexual issues, and introduces a model of community and friendship that is reinvigorating men’s ministry across the country, a model he calls The Samson Society. Too many men see the biblical hero Samson as their model for manhood–a rugged individualist of the highest order. Yet, Samson’s solitary successes were eventually overcome by moral weaknesses. Larkin, through the story of his own past and the stories of those in The Samson Society, offers a radical, refreshing alternative.

Want to learn more? Watch Constance and Nate’s “Sex and Skinny” sessions in the FINDINGbalance Gathering section of the site (Lessons 037 – 039).

Nate and Constance for The Gathering