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New Resources from iCare – info on Internet addiction and social networking

Last Updated: April 16, 2015

Luke Gilkerson
Luke Gilkerson

Luke Gilkerson has a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies and an MA in Religion. He is the author of Your Brain on Porn and The Talk: 7 Lessons to Introduce Your Child to Biblical Sexuality. Luke and his wife Trisha blog at IntoxicatedOnLife.com

The National Coalition for the Protection of Children & Families has the mission to help Christians to embrace, live out, preserve and advance the truth of biblical sexuality. The National Coalition has been on the forefront of educating about sexual ethics, sexually purity, and recovery from the harmful effects of pornography.

iCare, a division of the National Coalition, exists to call Christian women to prayer and action for the protection of our children from sexual exploitation (such as exposure to pornography, online predators, and sex trafficking).

I recently had the privilege of writing some articles for iCare:

Internet Addiction…Is Your Teen Trapped

So how can you, as a parent, know if your child is developing an Internet addiction? You’ll learn about some common signs of Internet addiction among kids. While the Internet is an incredible tool, it is important as parents to help our children understand a healthy balance of life online and off-line.

A Snapshot into Social Networking

Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, and all social networking websites have considerably changed the way teens interact today. This article is for parents who want to learn more about the world of social networking, find out why it is so popular, and know what to tell your teen to look out for.