Tobias Issara and his wife (along with two beautiful daughters and a cute son) currently serve as church-planters in a restricted Southeast Asian country where they have lived for over eight years pioneering the Gospel among an unreached tribal group. Tobias is an urbanite from San Diego, CA. Learn more about their work at and

What Dreams May Come
Pornography and its Effect on the Mission Field

I HAD A CRAZY, vivid dream during my first year on the mission field in Southeast Asia. In it, I was surrounded by attractive women lavishing me with attention. It was a feast of carnal entertainment, and I felt helpless to resist. The fantasy came to a climax when one woman got uncomfortably close, at which point her entire face transformed into a hideous snakelike demon.