Preventive & Restorative Resources For Porn Use

PREVENTIVE RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN

Good Pictures Bad Pictures JR. Book (Ages 2-6) – Children will most likely see porn at a young age. Unfortunately, it’s not a matter of if, but when. Young children deserve to be armed early against internet dangers. Using gentle, age-appropriate messages, children will learn to Turn, Run & Tell when they are accidentally exposed to inappropriate content. (Amazon.com)

Good Pictures Bad Pictures Book (Ages 7-12) – This read-aloud story about a mom and dad who explain what pornography is, why it’s dangerous, and how to reject it is a natural and easy way to talk to your kids about pornography. Featuring easy-to-understand science and simple analogies, this internationally-acclaimed book engages young kids to porn-proof their own brains. (Amazon.com)

ProtectYoungMinds.org-Website full of blog posts, resources, and support helping you protect your family from porn, harmful content, and predators. This organization takes a purely scientific and moral approach.

Straight Talk With Your Kids About Sex Book – Offers encouragement, advice, and solid information in the process of guiding your child into a healthy understanding of God’s gift of sex. Having an internal filter, knowing God’s greater design for sex, is the best prevention against porn use. (Josh.org)

Parenting the Internet Generation E-Book – How to have honest conversations about self-image, sexuality, sin, and shame and create a safe online environment. (Covenanteyes.com)

 

PREVENTIVE RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES

Covenant Eyes – Covenant Eyes is a faith-based organization that invented Internet Accountability Through their desktop and app software, users can block unwanted content and also have reports of all internet history sent to specified emails for accountability. Due to outstanding tech support, educational materials, affordable software, a commitment to excellence, and their heart for God and his people, Covenant Eyes is our number one recommendation for accountability and filtering software. Covenant Eyes is made available on an unlimited number of devices for a monthly cost ranging from $11.99 to $15.99. (Covenanteyes.com)

 

God Loves Sex Book – The greatest resistance to a counterfeit is the original. We live in a sexually mad world where God’s gift of sex has been distorted through pornography, promiscuity, prostitution, abuse, trafficking, and rape. The church’s position on sexual matters has been made clear throughout history: all sexual activity outside the boundaries of Christian marriage is sin. But what does the Bible really say about sexual desire and sexual intimacy? (Amazon.com)

 

RESTORATIVE RESOURCES FOR MEN

Faithful & True Workbook – Provides writing exercises, Scriptural references, and proven solutions for men struggling with sexual purity to better understand the nature of their problems and how to find healing. (faithfulandtrue.com)

Seven Pillars of Freedom Workbook – Helps individuals break denial, understand sexual addictions, and experience freedom through a Christ-centered perspective. (puredesire.org)

 

RESTORATIVE RESOURCES FOR WOMEN

Eight Pillars to Freedom Workbook – Helps bring healing to women who have experienced love/sexual addictions and whose behaviors have led to destructive lifestyles. (puredesire.org)

beggarsdaughter.com – Offering resources and articles on sex, singleness, and pornography through a Christ-centered approach.

Betrayal & Beyond Workbook – For women who’ve been hurt by their significant others’ sexual behavior, this resource provides valuable tools, biblical wisdom, and testimonies of hope. (puredesire.org)

 

RESTORATIVE RESOURCES FOR GENERAL

imlivingfree.com – Run by Cru staff member Ben Bennett, this site offers resources and articles on the topic of sexual sin, emotional health, and how healing can be experienced through Christ and a healthy community.

Pure Desire Book – Understand the issue of sexual addiction and pornography with clarity and a biblical perspective that will help you lead people to an intimate relationship with God—and experience the healing love of Christ. (puredesire.org)

Healing The Wounds of Sexual Addiction Book – Discover the roots of sexual sin, its patterns and impact, and learn a Biblical approach to self-control and sexual integrity. (faithfulandtrue.com)

Surfing for God Book – Discover how porn struggles begin, the true desires behind them, and how to overcome the compulsion once it begins. (thomasnelson.com)

RESTORATIVE RESOURCES FOR COLLEGE & TEENS

Living Free Workbook – Written in collaboration between Cru staff and Christian counselors (Ben Bennett, Brett Butcher, and Dr. Ted Roberts) this represents decades of helping college-age men identify and heal from the factors that create and reinforce habitual sexual behavior. (puredesire.org)

Flesh Series (Cru.org) – This rewritten and revamped web and app based version of Flesh helps men understand the battle of sexual sin and the underlying factors driving it, while journeying through an online supportive social structure.

High Ground – This discipleship book for men and women gives an overview of habitual sexual sin and provides the tools to begin walking in freedom. (crustore.org)

Desires Series (Cru.org)  – Helps college-age women identify and heal from the underlying factors that create and reinforce habitual sexual behavior and relationship issues. (puredesire.org)

 

RESTORATIVE RESOURCES NON-FAITH BASED

FightTheNewDrug.org – Support, articles, and scientific research on the topic of porn.

YourBrainOnPorn.com – Resources, research, online forums, and support for those struggling with unwanted sexual behavior.

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction Book – The premier work on this topic by a pioneer in this treatment. Helps identify danger signs, explains dynamics, and describes the consequences of sexual addiction and dependency. (amazon.com)

 

 

More resources, including counseling, parenting, support groups, and internet safety are available at josh.org/resources/sex-relationships/ and setfreesummit.org/resources-and-tools/