Purity Guide for Your Eyes – Navigating Our Sexually Saturated World

picmonkey_imageTelevision, Video, Music and Movie Helps

  • Screen It  Would you like to know more about movies before heading to the theater or renting them? Find Out Exactly What’s in the Movies Your Kids are Watching,  Screen It is  $7.95/month or $47/year
  • Family TV  Family movies that teach family values/character.
  • Family Safe Media Providing parental control solutions for families concerned about the profanity, promiscuity and violence in today’s media and entertainment.
  • Kids In Mind  Provides parents and other adults with objective and complete information about a film’s content so that they can decide, based on their own value system, whether they should watch a movie with or without their kids. Cost $25 /year
  • Spiritual Cinema Circle A monthly DVD club dedicated to bringing you and your loved ones inspiring, heart-felt films.
  • Christian Answers  Reviews and ratings are from a strictly biblical perspective, with emphasis on the Ten Commandments.
  • Plugged In  is a Focus on the Family Reviews current and new movies, television shows, games, videos, and music. Colossians 2:8. “See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.
  • Common Sense Media Seeking to know the scoop on the latest entertainment and tech so YOU can make informed decisions on what’s right for YOUR child?  As an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, Common Sense Media seeks to provided helpful info. Be sure to check out their SHOCKING FACTS page.
  • Raising Media-Wise Teenagers PDF by Bob Waliszewski

Internet Filter Providers

  • Covenant Eyes Monitors all websites, newsgroups, and most file sharing visited on your computer.  Reports are always stored on our servers so they cannot be erased Pricing starts at $8.99/month for the first Accountability user, with additional services at a greatly discounted price.
  • Bsecure Online (tamper-proof, reporting of usage/history): $49.95
  • Accountable2you: $4.99 / month is software that monitors all computer activity allowing you to be fully accountable to your partner(s). Accountable2You is specifically designed for people who want to be accountable.
  • K9 Web Protection: FREE Internet filter and parental control software for your home Windows or Mac computer. K9 puts YOU in control of the Internet so you can protect your kids.
  • Safe Eyes: software that protects your family from harmful content and other dangers on the internet.  $49.95 or $69.95
  • X3Watch: $7/month records questionable sites and sends to accountability partner.
  • Net Nanny: $39.99  is the #1-rated parental controls software that protects your family from pornography, online predators, cyberbullying, and much more.
  • Safe Kids and Safe Teens-Digital citizenship, online safety & civilityDigital citizenship, online safety & civility
  • PC’s N Dreams Protection against predators, scams, sexual content, etc.$99.95

Wireless Providers

  • Sprint offers a free Parental Controls service to block websites deemed inappropriate for minors.
  • AT&T offers a $4.99/month Smart Limits service to control access to inappropriate content. Or, request all Internet access to be blocked for free by calling 611.
  • Verizon Wireless offers a $4.99/month Usage Controls service to control what content can be accessed from the phone. Or, request all Internet access to be blocked for free by calling *611.

Additional Resources

  • Parent Television Council A non-partisan education organization advocating responsible entertainment. what’s happening in the fight to improve entertainment
  • Safe Kids and Safe Teens-Digital citizenship, online safety & civilityDigital citizenship, online safety & civility
  • Parent Further provides insightful information to help parents become wise media consumers.

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