Abuse Awareness 2012: Focus on Internet Pornography
We don’t want to talk about it, but it’s time that we should.
Internet pornography is huge and growing fast. Its impact on individuals, marriages and families, even in Christian communities, must not be minimized. Our churches can become safe places of hope and healing, but only if we break the silence.
Article – How Many Porn Addicts are in Your Church?
This article from Crosswalk.com, an organization dedicated to building up the church, discusses how extensive the problem of Internet porn might be in Christian communities
Internet porn stats: should parents be concerned?
Do you know what your children are seeing on the internet? How vigilant should a parent be? This article may open your eyes to the risks faced by children on the internet.
I Never Knew I Was at Risk
A two-minute video about one man’s descent into pornography addiction
A 36-minute sermon about pornography addiction by Glenn Robinson, Pastor at North City Church, a non-denominational church in Sacramento, CA
Book & Sample Small Group Discussion Guide
Just One Click: Christians, Porn, and the Lure of Cybersex
This book, published by Faith Alive, is filled with real life stories and examples. The authors, who are Christian psychologists, alert readers to the risks and consequences of cybersex, provide guidance from Scripture, and suggest strategies to overcome the problem. This sample chapter, with discussion questions, is a good place to begin to have a meaningful discussion about internet pornography.
Accountability and Filtering helps you protect your family online. Learn how the Internet is used in your home and how to protect, yourself, your family and your organization. In addition to their protective software, this website features a blog, and helpful educational materials.
“Porn addiction is one of the most difficult addictions to overcome. XXXchurch is your resource online to fight porn addiction. We prevail through awareness, prevention and recovery.” This website is filled with resources to help those struggling with addiction to pornography and those who want to support them in the process.