The Internet and Our Solemn Obligation Before God

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The Internet and Our Solemn Obligation Before God

This is just a brief review of what Father said in his sermon a few weeks ago…

  1. Put filters on EVERY computer, tablet and smart phone!!!
  2. The woman of the house keeps the password.
  3. Put ALL computers in a public place.
  4. Situate them so the screen can be easily seen.
  5. Internet shut off EVERY NIGHT before bed.
  6. ALL Smart Phones locked up EVERY NIGHT before bed.
  7. NO EXCEPTIONS, parents make excuse after excuse and our kids are in bondage and falling into hell.

Here is the information on the handout he had available for pick up.

According to Family Safe Media, 90% of 8-16 year olds have viewed porn online  (most while doing homework);  and 80% of 15-17 year olds have had multiple exposures to hard-core porn.  If you are going to have the Internet in your home, you must filter it.  If your children have phones with internet capabilities, it is your solemn obligation before God to either completely block the internet unless it is absolutely essential that they have access, in which case it is your solemn obligation before God to get the most robust filter &/or accountability ware possible. The woman of the house should have the password.

2013 Compare Best Parental Control Software for Cell Phones 

http://cell-phone-parental-control-software-review.toptenreviews.com/

PhoneSheriff 

Any compatible Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Symbian OS
or Windows Mobile smartphone, iPad and Android tablet.

http://www.phonesheriff.com/

2013 Best Internet Filter Software Reviews and Comparisons

http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com

 

ContentWatch

Provides Internet protection solutions for home, corporate, education, and government customers. Since 2001, the Company has provided top-rated solutions for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS. Our flagship product is the award-winning Net Nanny.

No other parental controls solution has won more awards

http://www.netnanny.com/company

 

K9 Web Protection

-is a 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.

http://www1.k9webprotection.com/

 

Parental Control Software: Reviews

http://www.consumersearch.com/parental-control-software

 

Top Christian Internet Filtering and Online Accountability Services

http://christianity.about.com/od/practicaltools/tp/christianisps.htm

For the more technically savvy

http://lifehacker.com/5312820/five-best-content-filtering-tools

 

Additional information for Mac Users…

For Apple Desktops

Built in Parental Controls can be found in the System Preferences.  These can only be activated on a user account that is not an administrator.  It’s best to set up a user account for the children and activate these.

 

Turn on parental controls for an existing user

Do one of the following.

  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Parental Controls, click the lock if it’s not unlocked, and then enter an administrator name and password.Select the user, click Enable Parental Controls, and then set up the controls.
  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Users & Groups, click the lock if it’s not unlocked, and then enter an administrator name and password.Select the user, select “Enable parental controls,” and then click Open Parental Controls to set up the controls.

Create a new user to manage with parental controls

Do one of the following:

  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, and then click Parental Controls. If you see a lock, click it to unlock it, and then enter an administrator name and password.
    • If there are users that can be managed using parental controls, click Add (+) below the list of users, enter name and password information, click Create Account, and then set up the controls.
    • If there are no users that can be managed using parental controls, you can create a new user with parental controls or convert the logged-in user to a user with parental controls. For more information, click the Help button in the pane that appears in this situation.
  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Users & Groups, click the lock if it’s not unlocked, and enter an administrator name and password.Click Add (+) below the list of users, choose “Managed with Parental Controls” from the New Account pop-up menu, enter name and password information, and then click Create User. Click Open Parental Controls to set up the controls.
The safest option is to block ALL websites except the ones you add.  This is more work, but worth it to save your children’s purity.
One of the BEST features of the Parental Controls on a Mac is even if they clear their history or select “Private Browsing”, the Parental Controls keeps a log of every site they go to.  Some of the internet filters do this as well.  For example, Covenant Eyes keeps a detailed log of every site and what time and how long they were on it.

 

For iPhone, iPod and iPad 

The Internet and Our Solemn Obligation Before God

On a child’s device it is best to “Enable Restrictions” and turn off Safari, Installing Apps, iTunes Store and In-App Purchases.

  • Click on Settings>General>Restrictions, Disallow Safari, Installing Apps, iTunes Store and In-App Purchases.
  • Below this you can select the “Ratings” for “Allowed Content”

 

As always these are safeguards meant to help us keep our children safe.  Kids are smart, determined and sometimes more technically advanced than us.  You must routinely check up on your kids and their internet activity.  Routinely look at the apps on their phones and check their browsing history.

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