This article was originally posted on January 3, 2017.
During 2016 Atonement realized there was an elephant in the room that could no longer be overlooked. On January 8, 15, 22 and 29th we took a hard look at Pornography; it’s impact on individuals, families, the world at large and what to do to combat it. Below is a list of resources we gathered in the hope of better educating our church and our community.
Many book resources for healing sexual brokenness.
Fine articles and resources for understanding, resisting and overcoming pornography.
Excellent resource materials and articles n how pornography affects the brain. Includes a must watch, Gary Wilson’s TED talk on “The Great Porn Experiment.”
Excellent articles concerning the array of issues involved with pornography
Provides internet accountability and filtering. Offers “Unfiltered: Equipping Parents for an Ongoing Conversation about Internet Pornography.” A 1 hour DVD workshop, with a 32 minutes DVD.
Check out their YouTube videos by Dr. Donald L. Hilton – The Effects of Pornography on the Brain
Porn recovery resources especially for wives whose husbands are addicted to porn.
“Vicki Tiede’s Story – When Your Husband is Addicted to Pornography” 4 ½ minute
Network of counselor /therapists for people struggling with sex addictions.
Kristen Jenson’s website, from which you can purchase, Good Pictures, Bad Pictures. Also link to her blogs which cover multiple issues related to children and porn. Very insightful.
Website the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Deals with sexual exploitation, pornography and sex trafficking. Very knowledgeable.
Resources for parents talking with their children about pornography including the book, How to Talk to Your Kids About Pornography (also available on Amazon).
Website geared toward teens, excellent resources, includes “Fortify Program” a video-based online recovery program, free for teens aged 13-20, available for everyone.
Help for parents with children includes “The Quick Start Guide for Proactive Parents.”