Paramedics and police rushed to the Augusta, Georgia mobile home of Travis Berg this past Thursday after his mother made a frantic call about her son sawing off his penis with an electric carving knife. According to his mother, Ellen Berg:
“He knows it’s against Jesus, but has been self-pleasuring up to a dozen times a day. He can’t seem to find a girl to get his sex urges out on. We’ve tried Match.com, Craigslist; We even took a drive down to Tijuana, Mexico, no luck. I had told him that maybe we could have somebody build a metal glove with razor sharp spikes on the palm and fingers that could have been permanently padlocked to his penis to prevent him from masturbating. Our family even recommended a cock cage, but my son said that went against the teachings of Jesus…I do admit that I am proud of him for trying to lead a masturbation-free lifestyle.””
Berg, who is 52 year-old, believes in Hell and said that if he didn’t stop masturbating he was going there. So he cut off what he called his “sin stick.”
Doctors wanted to reattach the penis but Berg had fed it to a neighbor’s dog.
Lonnie Childs, President & CEO of STOP Masturbation NOW, says Travis deserves a silver or bronze trophy for what he’s done. According to Childs:
“This hero, Travis Berg, was brave enough to take Matthew 18:8 literally. ‘If your hand or your foot or your penis causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life maimed or crippled than to have two hands or two feet or one working penis than spend an eternity burning in Hell’, because Jesus loves you.”
Doctors said Berg will make a full recovery but now has to wear a catheter and urine bag.
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