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Addressing Pornography in the Church

According to apologist and writer Josh McDowell, “You have to start preparing your children for being exposed to pornography at age five.” Research  conducted by Barna Group, and commissioned by Josh McDowell Ministry, reported that roughly half of teenagers, and nearly three-quarters of young adults see pornography on at least a monthly basis. In a recent Sexploitation podcast, […]

“Gamifying” Addiction Recovery

A recent article by Fortify offers individuals overcoming pornography a new way of defeating addiction by viewing recovery as a game or quest to be conquered. Research has shown that “gamifying” a tough challenge can bring about positive change. Rather than viewing recovery as a heavy burden or boring program, Fortify recommends approaching it as the ultimate challenge- The […]

Women and Masturbation

“Lust is not a guy problem-it’s a human problem,” wrote Kristen Clark in a Covenant Eyes article. “If you’re a woman who has struggled with any sort of lustful sin habit, including masturbation, you’re not alone. Millions of women (single and married) are facing similar temptations every day.” Last week Covenant Eyes released part two of […]

Arkansas Declares A Public Health Crisis

Arkansas has become the third state to pass a resolution deeming pornography a “public health crisis” of “epidemic” proportions. Similar to resolutions passed in Utah and South Dakota, the Arkansas resolution passed unanimously. Representatives stood in agreement that pornography, specifically online porn, is responsible for a host of social problems relating to sexuality and sexual […]

Twitter Takes a Stand

After being a host for revenge pornography, child pornography and sexual harassment, social media giant Twitter has blocked a number of pornographic search terms from its “photo” and “video” sections. An article by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation claimed that Twitter’s reform is important because “pornography is inherently tied to cyber-based sexual harassment, whether in the form […]

Amazon Offering Hugh Hefner Series

Amazon Prime Video has released plans to reveal a new Amazon original series about the Playboy empire of Hugh Hefner. “We are excited to bring Prime members the untold story of Mr. Hefner’s remarkable life and his contributions to modern American history,” Conrad Riggs, head of programming at Amazon Studios told Variety. There is no […]

Parents Beware of Roblox

  A new game, Roblox, is gaining popularity among children ages 8-12. Roblox allows children to “create adventures, play games, role play and learn with their friends.” So what do parents need to be aware of? The game has a chat feature that allows predators to approach children online. It is also possible to use one’s avatar to […]

How to Erase Pornography From Your Brain

Did you know the brain has a “delete button”? There is an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. According to an article by Judah Pollack and Olivia Fox Cabana, the ability to learn is about more than […]

How Do You React When Your Child Admits to Watching Porn?

“No parent looks forward to the day their child admits to watching porn for the first time, but such a scenario is inevitable today,” John Fort wrote in a recent article. The article, entitled How to React the First Time Your Child Admits to Watching Porn, helps parents plan their initial reaction and their conversation […]

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: A $1 Billion Dollar Industry

According to Business Insider, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition has become the single best-selling issue in Time Inc.’s magazine franchise. The January issue alone has become a $1 billion dollar industry and accounts for nearly 10 percent of Sports Illustrated’s overall revenue. What does this say about our society? Do we equate the value and success of […]