Porn Sunday

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  1. shannonL

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    There are two dudes who have formed this website :xxxchurch.com they will come to your chuch for a "porn Sunday" where they talk about the dangers of pornography. One way they do this is to show a R rated film entitled "Missionary Positions" It is somekind of documentary thing.
    It has become so popular that now they are going to have a national "Porn Sunday".

    To be honest with you at this point I'm kind of speechless. I urge you to take a look at the site then give feedback
     
  2. shannonL

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    BTW, I discovered this "ministry" by reading a Paul Proctor article on News with Views. Evidently this is some new inovative ministry hitting the churches. Like I said I really don't know what to think. I just never thought I would see anything like it. Again don't be confused the website is a christian site. It is a site devoted to reaching people who are hooked on porn I suppose.
     
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    Uuuuuu so glad I went into their store. I've been looking for that for so long and finally found it in their store - a - JESUS AIR FRESHENER!

    NOT!

    Not sure we need this type of thing, the Bible is quite clear on the topic. We don't need visuals to understand it.
     
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    Pure Filth!!

    They had this "Porn Sunday" a couple of weeks ago at a church in a neighboring city. It made me want to vomit! I can't believe they would show this film in a church...God's House! These people go to "Adult" conventions and promote this so-called ministry. Take notice of what there mascot is. I'm not even gonna name it because it is so sickening. I pray that no more churches will support this.
     
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    While I may not agree with their methods, there are far too many IFBs with their heads in the sand on this issue. It is everywhere, especially if you work in a secular environment, and it is being actively addressed on a regular basis with the men in our church, probably not enough. While an R-rated movie may not be appropriate in the morning worship service, unfortunately some men think the porn industry is harmless, when the industry itself should be repulsive in its methods, not just what it produces. Shock and Awe may be the only ways to reach some folks who don't see who their porn habit is hurting in addition to themselves.

    I think I may just order the magic eyes Jesus to watch me surf the web, you can never have too much accountability, and of course the Jesus Loves Porn Stars 70's retro T-shirt, everyone should have one of those.
     
  6. OCC

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    Think I'll stick to Super Bowl Sunday. [​IMG]
     
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    NOT IN MY CHURCH!
     
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    Super Bowl Sunday IS Porn Sunday if you watch the commercials or halftime.
     
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    brother...are we watching the same super bowl? I don't see naked women and men engaged in explicit sex scenes.
     
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    In the book Right From Wrong published in 1994 Josh McDowell made the claim that 25% of the youth in churches are having sex with each other. I believe that is not far off the mark among youth in churches.

    I believe it is worse now. They have what they call "friends with benefits".

    The last church I pastored had a youth leader who was "tutoring" a youth at home. I didn't even know until the mom and step dad approached me about the issue.

    Anyone who doesn't believe the youth are doing things they shouldn't has their head stuck in the sand. Youth today often believe they can get married and if it doesn't work out they can get divorced.

    If the parents don't have convictions just imagine what the youth have!
     
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    You know, you can turn off the T.V. during 1/2 time. ;)
     
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    As long as you don't go grab that beer you saw on the pregame commercial eh? [​IMG] j/k
     
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    Perhaps a slight exaggeration on my part, or perhaps we are desensitized to the filth that pours out of the TV every day so a little extra skin doesn't bother us so much eh?

    Porn is mainstream now, they don't have to hide it any more. It is creeping into every area of entertainment medium, and to ignore that is dangerous, ignoring the issue is also one reason it has become such a problem in the church. Its your typical head in the sand "Oh, we can't talk about that in public, besides, nobody here would get involved in that."

    BTW, greetings from across the Detroit river, I live about an hour north of the Bridge/Tunnel to Windsor [​IMG]
     
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    A question for the whole class...

    Is this too narrow a definition of pornography?

    For Example: is the Swimsuit Issue pornographic? how about Music Videos, Grand Theft Auto? How much filth does it take to damage your integrity?
     
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    Don't mean to speak for the class but some would suggest that your question suggests damage to your integrity. To think these aren't damaging your character indicates it may be :)
     
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    My grandmother who died last year at the age of 97 told me when I was a young kid that it was considered improper for a woman to show her ankles when she was much younger.

    If you listen to Muslims coming from other countries they will tell you we are very hedonistic from their point of view. If you listen to europeans from countries where the swimsuit attire is less and the attire on the city streets more than in America they will tell you we are the leading nation in pornography.
    The issue is not so much what we wear but what we are clothed with.
     
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    My grandmother who died last year at the age of 97 told me when I was a young kid that it was considered improper for a woman to show her ankles when she was much younger.

    If you listen to Muslims coming from other countries they will tell you we are very hedonistic from their point of view. If you listen to europeans from countries where the swimsuit attire is less and the attire on the city streets more than in America they will tell you we are the leading nation in pornography.
    The issue is not so much what we wear but what we are clothed with.
    </font>[/QUOTE]gb---I don't want to sound disrespectful or nothing---certainly what I am about to say has nothing to do with your grandmother----but in general---I find this kind of "thinking" typical of the "WW2 Generation"----that says to THIS generation:

    "We didn't do that nor act like that when we were growing up!"---if that were true---then what---I question to those who may not know---was the #1 Standard Issue given to US troopers being shipped overseas????

    Hint---its still the same objects being "issued" in the public school systems to your teenager in YOUR backyard USA!!!!!!!

    Bro. David
     
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    gb---I don't want to sound disrespectful or nothing---certainly what I am about to say has nothing to do with your grandmother----but in general---I find this kind of "thinking" typical of the "WW2 Generation"----that says to THIS generation:

    "We didn't do that nor act like that when we were growing up!"---if that were true---then what---I question to those who may not know---was the #1 Standard Issue given to US troopers being shipped overseas????

    Hint---its still the same objects being "issued" in the public school systems to your teenager in YOUR backyard USA!!!!!!!
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    So, since they pass them out in the public school currently then all that speak of high moral code (pastors, Christians, nonchristians etc.) should be in question as well.

    Some would agree I suppose.
     
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    My questions were in reference to the quote by King James, and were not questions that I struggle with at all. I happen to think that they represent as much lack of integrity as all out porn.
     
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    Mcdowell's #'s from 94 were off base then by about 10% from other studies I saw. Today, about half the youth have tried some kind of sexual act.
     

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