A practical Christian response to pornography

Jun 22, 2016 by

From Christian Vision for Men website. ‘The P Word’ Conference in London will look at the huge problem for our churches and communities that online pornography has created. The conference [and website] has been created by Naked Truth and Care, with whom CVM have worked with, in the past, to help men who struggle in this area or who, themselves, are seeking to support others that do. The P Word Conference will aim to equip leaders with a practical and pastoral response to the issue...

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Pornography ‘desensitising young people’

Jun 15, 2016 by

by Katherine Sellgren, BBC: Most children are exposed to online pornography by their early teenage years, a study warns. About 53% of 11- to 16-year-olds have seen explicit material online, nearly all of whom (94%) had seen it by 14, the Middlesex University study says. The research, commissioned by the NSPCC and the children’s commissioner for England, said many teenagers were at risk of becoming desensitised to porn. The government said keeping children safe online was a key priority....

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Porn is a public health hazard – one that’s crippling our teenagers

Apr 26, 2016 by

by Jane Wilson, Telegraph: “I know the other boys watch it, but he doesn’t.” An older friend was sharing her concerns over what material her 13-year-old son might – or might not – be viewing online. “I don’t think he has any interest in that stuff.” The likelihood is that she’s wrong. Ninety per cent of eight to 16-year-olds have viewed pornography, many while on the internet doing their homework. Research from the International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals has found that...

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The One Ring and Pornography.

Mar 9, 2016 by

by Samuel James, For the Church. One moment during the lowest point of their journey, when all seems lost in the black ashes of Mordor, Samwise Gamgee asks Frodo whether he can remember the taste of good food and the feeling of warmth. Frodo’s reply has haunted me often: “‘No, I am afraid not, Sam,” said Frodo. “At least, I know that such things happened, but I cannot see them. No taste of food, no feel of water, no sound of wind, no memory of tree or grass or flower, no...

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Call on UK/Irish Govt AND Internet Bosses to require child-protecting porn filters as default

Dec 21, 2015 by

From CitizenGO: At the end of October, the British Government managed to prevent new EU legislation, which would have effectively ended porn filters, from becoming law in Britain. We at CitizenGo, wholly applaud them for this and we hope you do, too. First, as a matter of national sovereignty, they have stopped EU legislation from overruling the dictates of our own government and, second and most importantly, they have upheld internet filters which protect children from access to online...

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On Human Sexuality, Conservative Victory is Inevitable

Dec 3, 2015 by

By Jeremy Neill, Public Discourse: The emotional and physical devastation produced by the collapse of familial bonds may take decades to fully manifest itself. Once it does, the essential human need for restrictions on sexuality will again become clear. Human history is a story of sexual restrictions. Across the world and down through the centuries, humans have strictly controlled their sexual activity. There are no exceptions: in all cultures a freewheeling primal instinct has been seen as...

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