Posts Categorized: Sex & Pornography

I am convinced that pervasive Internet pornography has become the greatest barrier to faith in Christ, and we simply must do something about it. --Josh McDowell

Here you’ll find research, calls for action, and encouragement to break down the lies about sex and intimacy our culture is pushing, and turn back to a Biblical, healthy view of sexuality.

Is Biblical Teaching on Sex Hateful and Repressive?

(Original post by Sean McDowell here.)Let’s face it; we live in a world saturated with sex. Our movies, music, novels, politics, and even advertisements are dominated by sex. Essentially, the celebrated view of sex in our culture is: if it feels good, do it. According to the ideas propagated by the late Hugh Hefner, and others... Read more »

Everyone Loves Sex: So Why Wait? Interview with Author Bryan Sands.

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   I recently received a book in the mail called Everyone Loves Sex: So Why Wait? by Bryan Sands. Given that my father launched the “Why Wait” sexual purity movement in the 1980s, when I was in my early teen years, I was curious to see what approach Sands would… Read more »

The Lies and the Truth about Pornography

By Lynn Marie Cherry, author of Keep Walking: 40 Days to Hope and Freedom after Betrayal My husband was 7 years old when he and a buddy found a stack of magazines in the woods behind their neighborhood. Being curious boys, they took the magazines to their tree house and pornography crept into his world. He… Read more »

The Financial Burden of Pornography Addiction

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) We are well aware that individuals addicted to pornography, and their loved ones, pay a high emotional price. An addiction to pornography takes a huge toll on a relationship, resulting in emotional isolation and a loss of time spent enjoying more productive activities, particularly with your family… Read more »

‘Trigger Warning’ – How Careful Do Recovering Addicts Need To Be With Stimuli?

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) Everything comes with a ‘trigger warning’ nowadays. Some people consider these a bit sissy – but for people struggling to overcome things like trauma and addiction, trigger-warnings can prevent exposure to media or situations which really could damage their health. With pornography addiction becoming an increasing concern… Read more »

Weathering the Cultural Storm

On Saturday I walked out on a warm Midwest night into one of the most peaceful neighborhoods you could imagine. The community was fenced in with many kids playing outside under the watchful eyes of their parents and grandparents. The night would have been serene if it wasn’t for the constant noise of the cicadas… Read more »

How Can You Spot A Pornography Addiction?

(Post written by Anne Smith, mother and healthcare professional) Many seek sexual stimulation outside of the bounds of ‘normal’ intercourse. In most cases, people can keep this urge under control, but serious problems arise when people (especially young people) use porn as an educational rather than a recreational tool, and attempt to apply the fictitious (and often damaging)… Read more »