Articles by John Fort

John Fort, MST, is the Director of Training for Be Broken Ministries where he oversees online training on Pure Life Academy. He is also a co-founder and board member of the Sexual Integrity Leadership Summit. John is a regular speaker on parenting and is the author of Father-Son Accountability: Integrity Through Relationship.

The Common Reality of Early Porn Exposure

The sad reality for nearly every adult who struggles with porn is that their compulsive porn use started in childhood. In the more than two decades I that have been…

Why Punishing Kids for Porn Use Almost Always Backfires

Using punishment to deter our kids from accessing porn may seem like a good idea. This is especially true when they continue to find ways to access porn, even after…

4 Sneaky Places That Normalize Porn Use for Kids

Younger kids access stuff out there that isn’t exactly 100% porn or isn’t so intense that it seems to be really bad. That leads them into thinking porn isn’t so…

Porn-Free Home: A Parent’s Survival Guide

“I first saw pornography when I was 6 when I found a pornographic video in my older brother’s room. I kept watching pornography here and there from that point on….

Porn Must Be an Ongoing Conversation with Your Kids

“I first saw pornography at age 12 when I got a smart phone. I knew it was against God but I still viewed it when I was alone and didn’t…

3 Challenges to Accountability with Your Kids (and How to Overcome Them)

Rather than let challenges to accountability frighten us away, we can anticipate potential problems and address them early on. By planning ahead, we can gain confidence to start needed conversations…

How to Explain Accountability to Your Child

We’ve decided we want to help our child with accountability, but we don’t know how to explain what we will be doing with them and why. We don’t want our…

Accountability and Our Kids: Getting It Right

Parents are more aware than ever about the need for accountability with our kids. Thanks to the efforts of Covenant Eyes and others, we have more powerful tools to help…

Parents Make Little Headway in Porn Prevention Without Honesty

In my experience parents often become ineffective helping their children avoid pornography when they discover how honest they must be for that process to actually work. I’m not talking about…

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