A Million Men Against Porn

join-million-menby Kristyn Komarnicki

Baptist Pastor Jay Dennis of the Church of the Mall in Lakeland, FL, wants men to take a no-porn pledge. His goal is to find one million men willing to take a stand against porn, which is, in fact, the same thing as taking a stand for their own spiritual health and the relational health of their marriages and families.

Experts agree that porn is a pervasive and significant problem, for individuals, families, and society at large. It's encouraging to see many in the scientific world acknowledging its harms and also to see the secular press picking up on and sharing the news.

Our bodies and sexuality are beautiful gifts created by the hands of God. Let's all work together to proclaim the goodness of the flesh—after all, God respected flesh so much that he enfleshed his own self!—and to expose the lies told to us so relentlessly by the pornographers and the culture that is held captive to them. Let's remember that our true enemy is the great deceiver, Satan, and not our bodies, not our desires, not even the pornographers. Let's pray for them, pray for ourselves, and pray that the church would become a place of safety and truth and healing for all of us who struggle with sexual sin!

Here's a short list of my favorite groups that are working to tell the truth about our God-created spirits, bodies, and minds:

  • FighttheNewDrug is a terrific site especially for teens and young adults. Secular, truthful, science-based, no shame.
  • PornHarms offers tons of resources for both action/advocacy and education.
  • She's Somebody's Daughter is preparing to launch a national campaign in September, which will focus on creating a culture that embraces truth and real intimacy.

 

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4 Responses

  1. Lynn says:

    They should ha ve this p ledge for both men and women to sign. I don't know if you're aware of this, but many porn producers are female, not men. And many women are into watching it. Just because they tend to be much more private about their involvement with it does not mean they should be excluded from the pledge. Check the facts on pornography … you'll see what I'm saying is fact.

  2. Victor says:

    Violence against girls and women is the greatest human rights violation in the world today!

    SayNO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women is a GLOBAL call for action.

    Say NO records what individuals, organizations and governments worldwide are doing to end violence against girls and women. Whether you volunteer at a shelter, donate, reach out to students or advocate for better policies – every action counts.

    In their lifetime, one billion women are slapped, beaten, raped, punched, kicked, stabbed, murdered, molested, trafficked, harassed, violated, stoned, circumcised, flattened, demoralized, cut, shot, deformed, and abused. They are mothers, sisters, daughters, wives and friends. Any woman regardless of age, race, education, beauty, character, culture, income or profession can be the victim of an act of violence.

    15 to 76 percent of women may be abused in their lifetime. Let us count you in to make a difference – take action NOW to end violence against women.

    http://saynotoviolence.org/

    Please Share With Your Friends!

  3. Pastor Amos Kagwetha says:

    I am fully in support of this and I am already working to get a society against pornography and porno action registered here in Kenya. I will appreciate if I can get like minded men and women to join hand with us to fight this devil.

  4. penny mccreary says:

    Porn killed my marriage and I was totally dumped for porn I hate it

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