Porn and pancakes, a meal educating about porn dangers


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Updated: 5/14/2012 9:52 am Published: 5/11/2012 11:15 pm


The Salvation Army is hosting a “Porn and Pancakes” breakfast seminar after many years learning about the pornography industry’s effect on families, marriage and children.  

Captain Patrick Gesner, a Salvation Army minister, works closely with families who have been damaged by internet porn addiction.   

“I think there is not any pastor in America who has not run into the issue of pornography affecting a married couple or children,” said Captain Gresner.  “The culture in America is very over sexualized, from movies, art, TV.” 

He has seen many couples lose their marriage because of the easy accessibility to porn.  One of them was his friend.    

“He had a testimony that he gave about how pornography had wrecked his life,” said Gresner.  “A pastor’s son, he grew up in the church all his life.  So we sometimes think if you've grown up in the church it won’t affect him but he gave a heart wrenching testimony about how it affected him.”

It was hard on his friend but also hard on Gresner. 

“It's heartbreaking,” said Gresner.  “Especially, if you are the pastor who does the marriage counseling with someone.” 

Gresner realizes it will be Mother’s Day weekend and that could stir some discomfort but he sees this seminar as a gift for mom. 

“If men learn the dangers of pornography and commit to accountability they are making themselves better men, which therefore makes them better husbands, better fathers, looking out for their children and their wives.  If they go through this seminar, it shows they are committed to their families.  I think that is something every woman would want of their husband, father, or boyfriend- wanting a man of character and integrity.” 

The porn industry is a mutli-billion dollar industry.  Every year more than $13 billion is spent on the business and every second more than 28,000 online users are viewing porn.  42 percent of online users are viewing porn.  That’s why Captain Gresner is so alarmed by the growing industry and it’s affect on families. 

The Porn and Pancakes breakfast will be hosted on Saturday at the Tulsa location at 925 South Hudson. 


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chrissy3737 - 5/13/2012 8:55 PM
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Are you kidding me right now?? Husbands and wives that have healthy relationships mind you watch porn together it puts excitement in the bedroom and gives you great ideas to further your adventurous sex life. I am for porn all the way better then teenage boys knocking girls up. LOL

watchdog11 - 5/13/2012 12:26 AM
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You guys are dumb and disgusting.

Unwashed Mass - 5/12/2012 10:57 AM
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Seeking porn is a result -- not a cause -- of an unhappy marriage. Salvation army gets it wrong.

kindagreywolf - 5/12/2012 8:50 AM
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If they want my tithes they better not take away my porn.
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