“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
Growing up forty years ago, my brothers, sisters, and I would often visit our local public library -- especially during the summer months when we were not attending school. Usually, our parents were not with us during these visits as we lived within biking distance of...
A Pilgrim in Media Land, a book written about teaching our children the responsible use of modern media from a Biblical perspective, was previously distributed to all members. In cooperation with other NRC Modern Media Committees, an audio version has now been recorded that can be streamed or downloaded from this page.
We all know the benefits of browsing the internet for finding information and communicating with others, but it’s shocking to see the evil that is available on the internet, and how often this evil can show up unintentionally on the screen!
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.