Recently we received a comment from someone who wanted to know if there were any credible peer-reviewed journals that were dealing squarely with the subject of pornography addiction. Because porn addiction is not officially classified in the DSM, we get questions from time to time about how widespread this issue is. Below is the bulk of my reply . . .
Covenant Eyes Podcast – Episode 20 In this bite-size podcast author and speaker Bill Perkins talks about how lust is a form of “identity theft.” When a Christian chooses to give into lust, he is not living out of his new identity in Christ. Find out how to eliminate the opportunities to lust through tools like Covennat Eyes. Also learn about what it means to live out of our new identity and break the root of lust in the heart.
The following is a testimony from Melody, a girl who has known firsthand the plight of pornography addiction and the redeeming power of Jesus. . . . . I was introduced to pornography by a “friend” in the 6th grade—that’s 10 years ago—and it’s something that has plagued me since that day. Only ’till about 3 months ago did I really even think I would be able to defeat it. Growing in intimacy with the Lord and a desire to be His pure and spotless bride has kept me determined, and Covenant Eyes has kept me accountable. Thank you so … Continue reading →
Christian musician, Jimmy Needham, shares his story of porn addiction and redemption in this video. This comes from the DVD resource, Start the Conversation. Thanks to Freedom Begins Here and their video editors for this testimony. We strongly believe in the mission of FBH and are proud to join them as we help people fight Internet pornography temptations. Check out Jimmy on his website or at our CovenantMusicians site. Watch the same video on Tangle, or read his guest post on our blog.
This November, CCEF is hosting a conference called “Sex Matters.” We’re very excited about this conference and highly recommend that you attend or purchase the teachings after they are made available online. Winston Smith’s workshop, “Solo Sex,” will speak to a variety of sinful habits: masturbation, pornography use, etc. It is entitled “Solo Sex” because his hope is to shed light on the real root problem of these habits: a focus on the self, a desire to feel good about oneself. Instead of using the typical toolkit-approach, talking to people about how to avoid lust, he will talk about how … Continue reading →