Sexual Addiction & Pornography

Documents for Download

10 Tips for Maintaining Sexual Integrity  
We are all acutely aware that sexual temptation is unavoidable in our sex-obsessed culture.  Here are 10 steps to achieving and maintaining sexual purity, steps that are practical, scripturally-based, and capable of helping anyone win the battle.

Compulsive Sexual Behavior & Addiction  
This is a pdf of a brochure that addresses recognizing sexual addiction and how to get help.  Produced by National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families.

Guidance on Using Technology  
This document, from the Apostolic Christian Elder Technology Committee, provides biblical principles and practical guidance for using technology.  Information about safe Internet use, selecting Internet filtering software, and proper use of mobile phones/PDAs is included.  This version of the document was released 5/1/11 and will be updated annually. 

Support for Wives Feeling Betrayed  
A support document for those helping wives feeling betrayed by their husband's sexual sin.

True Guilt - False Guilt  
This document, developed by ACCFS, highlights the differences between true guilt and false guilt. True guilt leads to restoration with God and others while false guilt leads to an endless cycle of shame, hopelessness, and despair. 

Understanding Addiction  
This document, developed by ACCFS, provides an overview of addiction from a Christian perspective.  It helps readers to understand what addiction is, the resposibilities of the addict to seek help, and the ways that family members, friends, and churches can help.  Relevant for those dealing with alcoholism, gambling addiction, nicotine addiction, drug abuse (prescription or illegal), sexual addiction, etc.

Emotional & Physical Danger Signs for Acting Out    
This document, developed by ACCFS, lists emotional and physical states that you may feel when you get the urge to act on unhealthy, sinful, and/or addictive impulses (e.g., desire to drink, binge or purge, allowing impure sexual fantasy to run, etc.). By becoming aware of these triggers, you can begin to use healthy, Christ-honoring coping skills to deal with them more effectively. 

Overcoming Temptation  
A study by Elder Bro. Lynn Stieglitz on how to wage a successful battle with our spiritual enemy, using faith and the armor of God.  The author describes how the "shield of faith" can extinguish "fiery darts" and explains why God helps us to endure some temptations and directs us to flee from others.

A Christ-Centered Twelve Step Program of Addiction Recovery  
12-Step Programs are often a standard part of recovery from addictions. This document shows how each of the 12-Steps fit right in line with biblical truth. The biblical concepts of humility, repentance, confession, restitution, etc. are highlighted as the pathway to overcoming addictions of all types.

Accountability Questions
This is a simple list of questions for use between accountability partners.

 
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