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Resources for Defenders

The following is a list of resources for Defenders. Use the materials, videos, articles, and other organizations listed here as tools in your toolbox to fight against the commercial sex industry and to raise awareness. Use these resources to educate, empower, and equip other men. Take action!


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Helpful Organizations:

Abolition Now — A community collaboration that connects the anti-trafficking movement in the Portland, OR area. Abolition Now, a project of Compassion Connect, lists helpful resources, facts, and organizations dedicated to fighting trafficking locally, nationally, and internationally. — Author and speaker Rick Johnson founded Better Dads, a fathering skills program, based on the urgent need to empower men to lead and serve in their families and communities. Rick’s books have expanded his ministry to include influencing the whole family, with life-changing insights for men and women on parenting, marriage, and personal growth.

Breaking The Chains Conference Call — This faith-based ministry is a part of Legacy Minded Men, and Breaking the Chains is a program that works to provide anonymous support for those struggling with lust and the objectification of women. This call is held at 8:30pm EST every other Monday night. If you are a person struggling with the use of commercial sex, or other forms of lust, consider attending this anonymous, faith-based, support meeting.

Fortify Program Fortify: A step toward recovery is an online pornography addiction recovery program. The Defenders highly recommend this resource to anyone who is struggling with an addiction to pornography—especially youth! Created by Fight the New Drug, this program is available for FREE to anyone between the ages of 1 and 20. Anyone over 20 can still use the resource for just $39, and that donation also enables another teenager to go through the program.

Healing for the Soul — Christian phone counseling for individuals who are struggling with sexual addiction. Healing for the Soul was founded and is led by Jayson Graves. Dr. Graves is a Christian Psychotherapist specializing in Sexual Addictions Recovery and unwanted attractions.

Men Can Stop Rape — An organization of men that are committed to ending violence against women. Men Can Stop Rape educates men on how to live lives of healthy masculinity. They have national and regional trainings, and develop Men of Strength (MOST) clubs at high schools and universities.

Mighty Man Ministries — An organization committed to providing training and resource materials to men to help them stay strong in their commitment of living a life that will build them and their family relationships.

MST Project — These guys go out to the red light districts of Thailand, Cambodia, and the U.S. to share the gospel with johns/perpetrators. The MST Project mobilizes teams to minister to these broken men through prayer and other resources, like the HOPE campaign.  —  A great resource for men struggling with pornography, sexual addition, or temptation. This site has additional resources, accountability software, support groups, and more materials, books, and videos about how to overcome porn’s choke-hold on your life.


Pure Desire by Dr. Ted Roberts

The Resolution for Men by Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick, & Randy Alcorn

The Gameplan by Joe Dallas

Every Man’s Battle by Stephen Arterburn & Fred Stoeker

Other Resources/Articles:

The Mighty Man Manual by John Snyder. Overcoming sexual addiction. Download PDF sample here.

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