14-Year-Old Sues Facebook

Revenge porn is a problem on all platforms of social media. According to Fight the New Drug, revenge porn sites are very similar to regular porn sites. The difference is that the images are of regular people who sent sexually explicit images to someone they trusted, only to have them posted online without their permission. For example, […]

WRAP Week 2016

This Sunday, October 30th kicks off WRAP week 2016! The White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Campaign began in Butler, Pennsylvania in 1987. The woman who began the movement, Norma Norris, became passionate about the issue of pornography after listening to a sermon at her local parish. She saw the passivity of those around her as law […]

National Lutherans for Life Conference

This past weekend the Abstinence Clearinghouse attended the National Lutherans for Life Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Check out our Facebook page to view videos of our weekend adventures!   Thank you to all who visited our booth at the National Lutherans for Life Conference! I was  encouraged immeasurably and loved sharing coffee, chocolate and good conversation with each of you!  […]

One Women’s Battle with Seduction

She claimed sex was merely a gateway drug; a “portal to the much higher high.” What was she really after? Seduction. “Seduction is the art of coercing somebody to desire you, of orchestrating somebody else’s longings to suit your own hungry agenda. Seduction was never a casual sport for me; it was more like a […]

The Yes’s and No’s of Parenting

Have you ever been caught buckling to your child’s temper tantrum after saying the word “no.” Refusing your child something they enjoy can be difficult; however, sometimes it is necessary. According to Sam Crabtree, pastor at Bethlehem Baptist in Minneapolis, understanding the meaning of yes and no are “profound prerequisites for experiencing and appreciating mercy and grace.” Here are a […]

Her Twisted Sexual Reality

Share   Can pornography effect your sexual tastes? Fight the New Drug, an organization founded to shed light on the harmful effects of pornography, recently published an article based on an email received from a woman struggling with pornography since age 12. Now married, she shared how her years of porn use still deeply affects her ability to have […]

4 Things Parents Should Know About Snapchat

Share With over 100 million daily users, Snapchat has experienced a staggering increase in users since its beginning in 2011. For a quick summary of what the Snapchat app is, click HERE prior to reading the facts below. Five things every parent should know about Snapchat: Snapchat is a means of communication and like any form of communication, it can […]

Victory Over Addiction

Share Jason Castro had a secret addiction that almost cost him his marriage. After staring on season seven of American Idol, Castro went on tour. That’s when his secret addiction exploded. That addiction?Pornography. Although he was busy with the show, he felt a constant sense of loneliness. He ran towards porn, which eventually led to him […]

Three Silent Marriage-Killers

Share It is not uncommon for relationships to develop barriers over time. These barriers may be unintentional and even go unnoticed. Consider these three self-evaluative questions: Do you feel freedom to discuss any topic within your relationship without becoming defensive or embarrassed? Is your spouse the first person you turn to in celebrating victories and […]

Teen-Parent Smartphone Contract

Share Is it time for you to buy your child their first smartphone? There is no doubt allowing your child to have a smartphone makes communication easier. It is also no secret that having a smartphone opens up a whole new world to your child. Pastor Tim Theule, from Grace Central Coast Church in California […]