Porn Sunday

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Porn Sunday is an event organized by several hundred churches in the United States and around the world to feature the issues of pornography and sexual addiction. It was scheduled for February 6, 2011, in order to coincide with Super Bowl XLV.

Description

The event was conceived by Craig Gross, leader of XXXchurch.com, a Christian group that both advocates against pornography, ministering both to professionals[1] and consumers.[2] In the mid and late 2000s Gross and xxxchurch co-founder Mike Foster featured Porn Sunday events as guest minister in several well-known churches in the United States,[1][3] calling the consumption of pornography among Christians the "elephant in the pews".[2]

The 2011 event drew the participation of a number of National Football League officials and players,[4] who produced a video for distribution at prayer services before that year's Super Bowl championship event.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Orme, Brian. "'Jesus Loves Porn Stars,' aka the Bible". Cox News Services.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hanes, Kristin (January 19, 2011). "Churches Team Up to Tackle Porn". KTXL Fox 40.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Erre, Mike (2006). The Jesus of Suburbia: Have We Tamed the Son of God to Fit Our Lifestyle?. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 185. ISBN 0-8499-0059-X.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Smith, Michael David (January 29, 2011). "NFL players join anti-porn crusade on "National Porn Sunday"". NBC Sports.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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