Book Recommendations

The Purity Principle: God’s Safeguards for Life’s Dangerous Trails by Randy Alcorn

Sexual Detox: A Guide for Guys Who Are Sick of Porn by Tim Challies

Closing the Window: Steps to Living Porn-Free by Tim Chester

Building a Pure Life: A Workbook for Counselors and Small Groups by Dave Coats

The Porn Myth: Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography by Matt Fradd

Sex Is Not the Problem (Lust Is): Sexual Purity in a Lust-Saturated World by Josh Harris

Finally Free: Fighting for Purity With The Power of Grace by Heath Lambert

The Enemy Within: Straight Talk About the Power and Defeat of Sin by Kris Lundgaard

Sex and The Supremacy of Christ  edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor

Undefiled: Redemption from Sexual Sin, Restoration for Broken Relationships by Harry Schaumburg

Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain by William Struthers

When Your Husband Is Addicted to Pornography: Healing Your Wounded Heart by Vicki Tiede

Sexual Sanity for Men: Re-creating Your Mind in a Crazy Culture by David White

Article Links

Articles are organized under the general outline of Love, Know, Speak, Do (See Paul Tripp’s Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands). You can find more resources on other subjects here.


Internet Porn: An Entirely New Child’s Game

The Seven Deadly Sins in a Digital Age: 1. Lust – Reformation21

Other people’s pornography – Reformation21 Blog

Credo Magazine » The Pastor and Pornography (Heath Lambert)

Hot Bods, the Bible, and the Brain: Understanding Porn Addiction

I Hate Porn – Desiring God

Moore to the Point – What’s at Stake with Internet Pornography

Raquel Welch Says Pornography “Annihilates” Men | Denny Burk

$28-Billion-Crime: New film shows the dark connection between sex addiction and sex trafficking | Covenant Eyes

Girls Snared by Porn and Cybersex

Women Use Porn Too

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Dispels an Old Myth | Counseling One Another

No Grey Area in 50 Shades of Grey | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blog

Big Sins Little Sins – Tim Challies

12 observations after reading The Porn Phenomenon | ERLC

4 Ways Pornography Hurts The Environment And National Security

Confronting the Public Health Crisis of Pornography | Paul S. Loverde | First Things

The Darkness of Porn and the Hope of the Gospel | Denny Burk

Following-up about porn-use among young men | Denny Burk

Why Porn Kills Sex – Russell Moore

Growing Up in Pornland: Girls Have Had It with Porn Conditioned Boys – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

How ‘Playboy’ Magazine Legitimized Pornography—and Destroyed Itself in the Process

The FAQs: Pornography as a Public Health Crisis

BibleX: Translating Porneia

Spiritual Healing in the Midst of a Husband’s Addiction to Pornography | Challies Dot Com

I was a Christian woman addicted to porn

Porn, Technology, & Christians | The American Conservative

The High Cost of Free Porn | Desiring God

Free at Last: My Surprising Liberation from Porn | Desiring God

When Love Saved Me from Porn

How porn explains the decline of American faith

Porn On The Brain | The American Conservative

How Pornography Works: It Hijacks the Male Brain –

Your Teen’s Porn Brain | Psychology Today

Beware of Beauty Overload: The Adaptive Eye of the Beholder | Brain Pickings

9 Things You Should Know About Pornography and the Brain – The Gospel Coalition Blog

The Bible and the Brain: Scripture strengthens neurological pathways – A Warped Worldview: Another Moral Effect of Pornography

Why is Porn Addictive? | Covenant Eyes

Take Your Vitamin Z: Teens and Porn: 10 Stats You Need To Know

This Is Your Brain on Porn – Justin Taylor

Pornography and Gypsy Moths – Pure Church by Thabiti Anyabwile

10 Ugly Numbers Describing Pornography Use in 2017 – Tim Challies

Here’s How 770 Pastors Describe Their Struggle with Porn | Gleanings |

What are the most up-to-date stats on porn? | Covenant Eyes


Pocket Porn: Nearly a third of teens carry portable X-rated theaters

Why Does He Look at Pornography? | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs – The Seduction of Pornography and the Integrity of Christian Marriage, Part One

Fake Love, Fake War: Why So Many Men Are Addicted to Internet Porn and Video Games – Desiring God

19 Possible Motive-Triggers for Pornography | Brad Hambrick

Porn and the Singleness Panic | Her.meneutics |

4 Approaches to the Use of the Label “Porn Addiction” | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs

Pornolescence | Challies Dot Com

Virtue At GQ: The Heart of ‘Look Sharp, Live Smart’ – RAANetwork : RAANetwork

Psalm 73 and The Pornographer

Porn and the contemplative life

I Get By With A Little Help From My Readers…-Housewife Theologian

Why is my husband so angry? Simply put, shame. | Covenant Eyes Blog

4 myths about the wives of porn addicts


The Truth About the Fifty Shades of Grey Movie — I.N.F.O. For Families

The Shame of Pornography and God’s Justification of Sinners – Borrowed Light

Hijacking Back Your Brain from Porn – Desiring God

True Woman | Should My Boyfriend’s Porn Addiction Be a Relationship Deal-Breaker?

Coming Clean: Overcoming Lust Through Biblical Accountability | Covenant Eyes

20 Quotes from Finally Free – Desiring God

33 Reasons to Abstain from Porn

Discussing and Dealing with Pornography | East Point Church

Porn-Free Church: Sex, God, and the Gospel – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Counseling Single Men (and Men in General) Toward Lasting Freedom from Pornography | Covenant Eyes

Between The Times

Escaping pornography | The Briefing

Closing the Window | Challies Dot Com

A Brief Theology of Desire | Challies Dot Com

10 Articles on Pornography | Challies Dot Com

Breaking Pornography Addiction

Ammunition for the Fight Against Porn | Desiring God

You Can Say No to Porn | Desiring God

Rejecting the Industrialized Sex of ‘50 Shades of Grey’ | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

An Open Letter to Those Debilitated by Their Sexual Sin | Crossway Articles

The Porn Myth in Under 6 Hours — Stephanie Gray

If you’re watching “Game of Thrones,” you’re watching porn.

8 Sins You Commit Whenever You Look at Porn – Tim Challies

5 Ways Porn Lies To You – Tim Challies

The penalty of pornography and the power of the gospel | ERLC

Seven Reasons You Should Not Indulge in Pornography | Themelios from The Gospel Coalition

If Your Right Hand Causes You to Sin (Ten Reflections on Masturbation) | Desiring God

Never Harmless, Never Private, Never Safe | Desiring God

How Pornography Kills Ambition | Boundless

A Letter to My Sons About Pornography | Desiring God

A Plan for the Problem of Pornography – Reformation21 Blog

Married men: your porn habit is an adultery habit | The Matt Walsh Blog

10 Way Your Spouse’s Sexual Sin Affects You | Brad Hambrick

How do you counsel a husband who has revealed a struggle with pornography to his wife? | Practical Shepherding

How do you counsel a wife who has been harmed by her husband’s struggle with pornography? | Practical Shepherding

Confessing Lust to Your Wife: How Detailed Should You Be? | Covenant Eyes

“Pastor, my husband’s addicted to pornography!”

Help! My Kids Are Looking at Porn! | Challies Dot Com

HELP! My Kids Are Viewing Pornography | Counseling One Another

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Motivate Your Son to Use Pornography – The Gospel Coalition Blog

The Porn-Free Family | Challies Dot Com

Raising a Pure Son In a Sex-Crazed World — We are THAT Family

Take Your Vitamin Z: Raising Kids in a Pornified Culture

Sex in the Media – The Price Our Kids Pay | Covenant Eyes

Pornography: Why Internet Accountability Software Doesn’t Work – Reformation21 Blog

Pornography and Power | Greg Forster | First Things

Lust Has The Worst Credit Rating

Pornopoly – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Is Your Pain the Root of Porn Use? | Desiring God

True Story: I’m Ditching Porn Because I See Women As People Instead Of Objects

8 Lies to Reject in Overcoming Lust and Pornography |

Reclaiming Your Eyes from Pornography | For The Church

Book Reviews | Review: Sexual Sanity For Men – The Gospel Coalition

Book Review: Closing the Window: Steps to Living Porn Free by Tim Chester | Brad Hambrick


A New Router that Stops Pornography from Going onto Your Computer or Device – Justin Taylor

F.L.E.E.—A Strategy for Pursuing Sexual Purity – The Gospel Coalition Blog

ANTHEM: Strategies for Fighting Lust – Desiring God

Your Secret Weapon Against Pornography | Counseling One Another

How to Slay the Dragon of Pornography

Will a Better Sex Life Keep Porn at Bay? | Biblical Counseling Coalition Blogs

5 Ways Not to Tell Your Wife about Your Porn Addiction | Brad Hambrick

the beginning of wisdom: equip your kids to “say no” to porn

When Your Child is Looking at Porn | Guide for Christian Parents

I just caught my kid looking at pornography | ERLC




Does Porn Use Disqualify a Pastor? | Desiring God


Eternity Is at Stake in the Fight Against Porn | Desiring God


Porn-Free Church | Free E-book for Pastors | Covenant Eyes

Free E-book: Your Brain On Porn | Covenant Eyes | Covenant Eyes

For Pastors Who Struggle with Pornography | Covenant Eyes


Joe deals with Porn and the Gospel | @WhatIsJoeDoing – RAANetwork

Take Your Vitamin Z: The Gospel and Pornography

Take Your Vitamin Z: The Science of Porn Addiction

Take Your Vitamin Z: D.A. Carson on Overcoming Porn Temptation

Overcoming Sexual Sin | Brad Hambrick

Pursue God, Not Pornography | Denny Burk

Advice for Students Who Are Porn Addicts | Desiring God