Help

American Association of Christian Counselors: AACC is committed to assisting Christian counselors, the entire ‘community of care,’ licensed professionals, pastors, and lay church members with little or no formal training with biblical truth and psychosocial insights that minister to hurting persons and helps them move to personal wholeness, interpersonal competence, mental stability, and spiritual maturity.

Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC): ABC exists to encourage, equip, and empower people everywhere to live and counsel the Word, applying the Gospel to the whole experience of life.
Be Free in Christ: Be Free in Christ gives encouragement and support to men who are addicted to pornography and other sexual problems, bringing them to the awareness that they cannot be free in their own power, but only through faith in Jesus Christ and providing a safe environment for recovery and spiritual growth.
Beggar’s DaughterA ministry dedicated to walking with women who have an addiction to pornography.
Biblical Counseling Coalition (BCC): The BCC exists to strengthen churches, para-church organizations, and educational institutions by promoting excellence and unity in biblical counseling as a means to accomplish compassionate outreach and effective discipleship.
Boundless: Boundless provides encouragement and advice for navigating relationships, career, culture, faitha nd more. Boundless helps its viewers mature in Christ as a foundation for marriage and family.
Celebrate Recovery: Celebrate Recovery is a program designed to help those struggling with hurts, hang-ups, and habits by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through the recovery process. Find a group near you.
Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF): CCEF teaches people how to explore the wisdom and depth of the Bible and apply its grace-centered message to the problems of daily living. Simply put their mission is to: Restore Christ to Counseling and Counseling to the Church.
Dirty Girls Ministries: Dirty Girls Ministries (DGM) is a 501c3 non-profit ministry providing women with help, hope and healing from pornography and sexual addiction. Founded by author and speaker Crystal Renaud in February of 2009, the mission of DGM is to break through the stigma that surrounds female porn & sexual addiction by creating safe spaces for women to find help, hope and healing. And to train up others to do the same.
Enough is Enough: Enough Is Enough®; (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Since then, EIE has pioneered efforts to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking, sexual predation, and other forms of online victimization. By leveraging its expertise, growing national partnership network, and positive reputation among the public, media, law enforcement, and Internet industry, EIE continues to advance innovative initiatives and effective communication strategies to protect children online.
Faithful and True Ministries: A Christian counseling organization specializing in the treatment of individuals and couples struggling because of sexual addiction and/or infidelity.
Fight the New Drug: Fight the New Drug takes a non-religious, non-legislative, non-judgmental approach. They recognize an individual’s right to view and produce pornography, however, once they are educated on the harmful effects of pornography we believe they will choose to avoid it. Fight the New Drug only wishes to educate about the negative effects of pornography on individuals, families, and communities.
Focus on the Family (FOTF): FOTF informs people and parents of sexual issues and provides avenues to help them deal culturally and personally with these issues.
Freed by Truth: Freed By Truth’s mission is to address the need for pornography awareness, which has become a culprit in causing millions to be addicted and living without hope for the future and a way out from its grips.
L.I.F.E. Recovery: L.I.F.E. Recovery International has helped free God’s people from sexual addiction since 2000, using their proven resources and model for addiction recovery. Resources are available in English and Spanish. And a directory of support groups are available on their website.
Hope for the Heart: Hope for the Heart is a worldwide ministry with a two-fold mission: providing Bible-based counsel to renew minds, heal hearts, and bring hope to the hurting, while empowering Christians to disciple others.
Joe Beam: Joe Beam is a speaker and author and PhD candidate in sexology. He has over 30 articles on various topics related to the family and couples and sexuality.
Joe Dallas: Joe's ministry informs people of sexual destructive attitudes and behaviors, provides insight to developing biblical perspectives and provides a seminar setting to develop knowledge and support.
Mind Armor: Mind Armor provides tools for waging war against pornography, culturally and personally. The website includes an extensive list of staggering statistics related to pornography, a straight forward teaching video and information for finding freedom from destructive thoughts and behaviors.
New Life Ministries: New Life Ministries seeks to transform lives through God’s truth by reaching out compassionately to those who seek healing and restoration.
Pure Hope: Pure Hope's vision is a world free of sexual exploitation and brokenness, working through providing Christian solutions in a sexualized culture, equipping individuals, families and churches to pursue sexual purity and oppose sexual exploitation.
Pure Intimacy: Pure Intimacy is an online ministry of Focus of the Family devoted to the biblical truth that human sexuality flows from the image of God that we bear as male and female and is a good gift from God. The goal at Pure Intimacy is to present to others the healing and transformation found in Jesus Christ.
Pure Life Ministries: Pure Life serves Christian individuals and organizations dealing with sexual sin by providing biblically based counseling, teaching materials and a public speaking ministry with the goal of leading Christians to victory over sexual sin and into a deeper life in God.
Purity Online: One of XXX Church's sites, created to fight online pornography and recover those addicted. The website offers online workshops, provides info and resources on how you can reach your world for Jesus and other useful info for Christians. *Many different languages.
She's Somebody's Daughter: She’s Somebody’s Daughter is a non-profit organization led by executive director Tammy Stauffer, and is comprised of volunteers, concerned citizens, business leaders, churches, and partner ministries who care about the effects that sexual exploitation is having on women, men, and children. They are creating a model of what it means to “be a community that reaches communities” – building a support network – to honor women and address sexual exploitation.
The Bare Facts: Josh McDowell's book The Bare Facts: The Truth about Sex, Love & Relationships delivers frank and intimate answers to top questions students ask about sex, love and relationships. Visit this site for teaching and video samples, research and more.
The Pink Cross: A faith-based foundation ministering to workers in the sex industry to offer emotional, financial and transitional support. This site also includes ways to combat sex and porn-transmitted problems from community deterioration to diseases to laws to protect children. *NOT recommended for viewers under age 17
The Porn Effect: The Porn Effect has been established to expose the reality of porn for what it is; a weak and whimpering counterfeit of love which is emasculating men, degrading women and destroying marriages. We are an online community which offers support and encouragement to those affected by sexual sin. We speak internationally to men and women about the beauty of sex, the problem of porn and the healing which is possible.
VOICE Today: VOICE Today is breaking the silence and cycle of child sexual abuse worldwide through Awareness , Prevention, and Healing. Child Sexual Abuse is a silent epidemic.
X3 Pure: An online confidential, streaming video solution for dealing with sexual addiction. They provide 30 day online workshops ($99) on the fundamentals to understand various sex addiction behavior. These include describing cycles of temptation, masturbation, etc. The seminars are specific for men, women, parents and couples. 
XXX Church: XXXchurch, the largest site online and the most recognized voice on the planet on the issue of pornography, is your resource online to fight porn addiction. XXXchurch uses the web, social media and news media to tell a story often left untold and is committed to help men and women conquer sexual issues like pornography addiction and sex addiction and regain control of their lives.


 

Software

  Bsecure: Bsecure Online has been protecting families around the world since 2001 with our patented, cloud-based technology. In addition to the best filtering protection and reporting tools for Windows, Bsecure version 6.1 now has several industry-leading features.
  Clear Play: Clear Play provides filters for Hollywood masterpieces in one genre- the "Family Move." It is a new type of parental control where you can personalize the playback of your movies- based on your own editing preferences. The site has family movie reviews and provides filter systems for DVDs.
  Covenant Eyes: Covenant Eyes is the pioneer of Internet Accountability software, empowering our members to maintain their online integrity.  Aware of an ever-growing need to better equip parents, Covenant Eyes has developed a family Internet filter that restricts usage based on parental controls.
  K9 Web Protection: Free, enterprise-class security software designed for home computers. K9 delivers the comprehensive protection you need automatically. With K9, you get the same advanced Web filtering technology used by enterprise and government institutions worldwide — all with a user-friendly interface that allows you to control Internet use in your home.
  Net Nanny: Net Nanny protects families and helps them manage their experiences with digital content. Parents, spouses, guardians, and educators are given visibility and control in managing a child’s online experience.
  OpenDNSOpenDNS is the only Internet parental controls solution that empowers parents to manage Web access across every device that accesses the Internet on your home network. This includes phones and computers that your kids' friends bring into the house, giving parents peace-of-mind that their kids are protected regardless of how they're accessing the Internet.
  Pure Sight: PureSight Technologies Ltd. was established in 1998 with the mission of providing a safe online environment for the world’s children. We aim to help parents protect their children in this world of technology by becoming involved in their online lives. We believe this involves education and information as well as software tools.
  Saavi Accountability: Saavi Accountability is the most effective approach for individuals or parents to hold themselves or their family members accountable. Saavi Accountability is an Instant Online Accountability Program that lets you set the standards for your home, and then enables parents or accountability partners to receive instant text message and or instant email notifications anytime your personal standards have been violated.
  Safe Eyes: Safe Eyes is Mac, PC, and iOS compatible software that protects your family from harmful content and other dangers on the internet. 
  Windows Family Safety: Family Safety provides a website and a free program that you install on the computers your kids use, so you can give them some independence but still keep tabs on their computer activities. Family Safety can also help keep your kids off websites you don't want them looking at, and only let them talk to the people you're okay with them talking to.
  X3 Watch: X3watch is a free accountability software program helping with online integrity. Whenever you access a website that contains inappropriate or pornographic material, the program will record the website, time, and date the site was visited. A person of your choice (an accountability partner) will receive an email containing all inappropriate sites you have visited that week.


 

Other

  Additional Research Articles (free download)
  Broadband Responsibility
  Family Digital Code of Conduct (free download)
  Guide to Family Issues: The Harms of Pornography
  Life After Porn
  Morality in Media (aka Porn Harms)
  My Kids Have Looked at Porn! What Do I Do Now?
  Social Costs of Pornography
  The Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, Family and Community
  The Sad Reality of Sexual Abuse
  The Truth Behind the Fantasy of Porn
  Theology of Sex (free download)
  War on Illegal Pornography
  Your Brain on Porn
  YouTube for Kids

 


Books

Healing for the Holes in Our Souls 
by Sharon L. Patterson
This book balances practical questions about healing emotional and spiritual wounds with wonderful applications of biblical insight.

Healing the Wounds of Sexual Addiction
by Mark Laaser, MDiv, PhD

With today's rampant availability of Internet pornography, sexual addiction has become a national epidemic that affects up to 10 percent of Christians. As devastating as any drug habit, it brings heartbreak and despair to those it entangles. 

False Intimacy
by Harry Schaumberg
With frank honesty, False Intimacy offers realistic direction to those whose lives or ministries have been impacted by sexual addiction while examining the roots behind these behaviors. This compelling book examines different aspects of sexual addiction, including shame, purity,and forgiveness, while exploring one's true identity and God-given sexuality. 

On the Threshold of Hope
by Diane Mandt Langberg
On the Threshold of Hope
 offers hope and healing to men and women who have been traumatized by sexual abuse. Dr. Langberg’s insights and the quotations from many survivors assure readers that they are not alone and that Christ, the Redeemer, can heal their deep wounds. Through stories, Scripture, questions, and encouragement, Dr. Langberg walks with survivors on the road to healing through Christ’s love and power.

Out of the Shadows
by Pat Carnes, PhD.
Sex is at the core of our identities. And when it becomes a compulsion, it can unravel our lives.Out of the Shadows is the premier work on this disorder, written by a pioneer in its treatment. Revised and updated to include the latest research-and to address the exploding phenomenon of cybersex addiction-this third edition identifies the danger signs, explains the dynamics, and describes the consequences of sexual addiction and dependency. With practical wisdom and spiritual clarity, it points the way out of the shadows of sexual compulsion and back into the light and fullness of life. 

Shattered Vows
by Debra Laaser
If you have been devastated by your husband's sexual betrayal-whether an isolated incident or a long-term pattern of addiction - you need to know you don't have to live as a victim. 

Terrible Things Happened to Me
by Tom Scales
Watch the destruction of a young boy’s innocence and hear his pain at being powerless. Learn the events of childhood that leave him without tears, without feelings and deeply fearful of friendly or intimate relationships. See the intervention of God in his life and his transitions from victim to survivor and from survivor to victor. Appreciate how breaking his silence freed him from the control of predators and gave his life new direction and meaning. See the beauty of Faith as it nurtures the aging adult to a place of healing and subsequently to the path of ministry to other survivors.

The Pornography Trap
by Ralph Earle, PhD, and Mark Laaser, Mdiv., PhD.

Addressing the problem of pornography addiction, especially on the Internet, and other sexual addictions. This book was especially written for pastors and Christian leaders. 

The Wounded Heart
by Dr. Dan B. Allender
Addresses issues of sexual abuse across social, religious, and gender lines. He provides a Biblically-based path for survivors to find healing and restoration through God's help, love, and mercy.

When a Man You Love Was Abused
by Cecil Murphey
For all women who know and love a survivor of sexual assault, best-selling author Cecil Murphey has penned an honest and forthright book about helping the man in your life survive–and thrive–despite past abuses.

When Your Husband is Addicted to Pornography
by Vickie Tiede
When your husband's addiction to pornography leaves you shattered, betrayed, and alone, where do you turn? Through daily readings and questions on six important topics: hope, surrender, trust, identity, brokenness, and forgiveness, you will grow in healing and hope. 

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