Michael Shields October 24, 2012 Find original article here: http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/pornography-is-the-silent-cancer-of-our-time (CatholicAnchor.org) – The scourge of pornography appeared in force in Russia during the mid-1990s, when after the fall of the Soviet Union everything seemed permissible. Pornography came to Magadan like a cold wind, blowing through the city and leaving behind openly pornographic magazines and videos strewn [...]
Abby Acone Oct 6, 2012 Find original article here: http://www.keprtv.com/news/local/More-churches-offer-counseling-for-sex-addiction-172990681.html It is a staggering number— each year, the U-S porn industry makes $14 billion — and more money than the entire NFL. And as those profits rise, it’s leading to leading to a public health problem that most people don’t want to acknowledge— sex addiction. Action [...]
Josh D. McDowell Download full Booklet here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/jmm.us.j1ca/J1CABooklet+-+Reprint+3+-+06.04.12.pdf How concerned would you be if a stranger were slipping into your child’s bedroom each evening? What if the purpose of the intruder were to fill your child’s mind and heart with destructive teachings and pornographic images of the vilest nature? You would obviously be alarmed and would [...]
Dennis, senior pastor at Lakeland’s First Baptist Church at the Mall, uses the cute toy to illustrate what he considers an ugly issue: the failure of churches to admit that pornography is a problem for many of their men.
“Pornography is the new pink elephant in the church,” Dennis said. “It’s obvious, but it’s too awkward to deal with. It’s there, but it’s too embarrassing. It’s too sensitive.”
Dennis is determined to stampede — as sensitively as possible — through that awkwardness. He raised the issue of pornography during church services three years ago, and he created material to help men combat the temptation to view titillating images. From that initiative in his own church, Dennis founded a program called One Million Men Porn Free that is on the verge of a national campaign with support from the Southern Baptist Convention…
70% of Christian men admit to struggling with pornography in their daily lives. (14) 50% of Christian men and 20% of Christian women admitted to an addiction to pornography. (15) 55% of pastors admitted to visiting a pornographic site. (16) 53% of Promise Keepers’ men surveyed admitted to using pornography in the last week. (17) [...]
Find full, original article here: http://www.insidebayarea.com/california/ci_19412414 By Peggy Fletcher Stack 11/25/2011 For years, the Rev. Bernie Anderson carried a shameful secret – one he feared would destroy his marriage, his career, his standing in the community, even his spiritual identity. He was addicted to pornography. Like many others facing a similar struggle, the pastor, now at [...]