Twelve years into the twenty-first century, it’s official: porn is ubiquitous. Check out the infographic below if you’re not yet convinced (click the image to enlarge).
If you are familiar with the ministry of pureHOPE, you know that we are about equipping people to pursue purity through the pray/understand/resolve/engage lifestyle. Part of the understanding we need to have is of the cultural terrain around us. Whether we are pastoring, parenting, or just trying to follow Jesus, we need to understand our environment, and it is imperative that we understand the pervasiveness of porn and sexualized content and attitudes around us–sin that so easily entangles. It’s a fundamental part of living a Spirit-empowered life that is not outwitted by or ignorant of our enemy’s designs (2 Corinthians 2:11).
Understanding of “the facts on the ground” provides the proper motivation to acquire the necessary tools and strategies, and the proper context for implementing those tools and strategies in our lives, families, and churches. Check out the following posts for practical, biblically based resources to equip yourself and those around you to pursue purity in a pornified age: