“I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes.” Psalm 101:3
Welcome to the website of the First NRC Modern Media Committee. Our purpose is to inform parents and families of the dangers and concerns associated with internet usage and to provide guidance for protecting our families. This site gives an overview of the dangers our families face and provides practical steps families can take to prevent accidental or intentional abuse of the internet.
“When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.” Deuteronomy 22:8
Children are spending an increasing amount of time in front of screens. Whether they be computer screens, phones, or tablets, excessive use of these devices is leading to addictive behaviors in children and teenagers. The article, linked to below, describes the...
Dear Friends, As a committee we wanted to share this article about wireless routers. Routers serve as the “door” to let internet into your house. The router acts as the door keeper, deciding what can come in or go out for all the devices using internet in...
There’s a lot of information available on filtering and online safety, and it can be difficult to organize it all. Use this guide to the contents of the website in order to take it one step at a time. Let us know if you have any questions.
Technology can be confusing and difficult to keep up with. We’ve tried to lay out a few simple steps to followfor securing your devices. Questions like “What are apps?”, “How do I install a filter?” and “What is Accountability?” are answered here.