- 50% of Christian men and 20% of Christian women say they are addicted to pornography.
- 75% of pastors do not make themselves accountable to anyone for their Internet use.
- Regular church attendees are 26% less likely to look at porn, however self-identified “fundamentalists” are 91% more likely to look at porn.
- 9 out of 10 boys were exposed to pornography before the age of 18.
- 6 out of 10 girls were exposed to pornography before the age of 18.
- The first exposure to pornography among men is 12 years old.
- 71% of teens hide their online behavior from their parents.
Next time we will look at Joseph in Gen 39 as a positive model of fleeing sexual sin. For now, we can strive to become those who are more prayerful, less curious and less greedy. Cultivating those traits will certainly aid anyone who truly desires a pure heart that gazes on God and not porn images (Matt 5:8).