Protect

Keeping your family and technology in check.

As parents, we want our children to be safe, protected and to enjoy life. We have provided some practical ways for you to get involved, protect, and educate your children about technology and how to use it for God’s glory.

Short List of apps to look out for:

Texting apps:
Kik Messenger
ooVoo
WhatsApp
Facebook Messenger

Micro-blogging apps and sites:
Instagram
Tumblr
Twitter
Facebook
Snapchat
Pinterest
Youtube
Netflix

Self-Destructing/Secret apps:
Burn Note
Snapchat
Whisper
Yik Yak

Chatting, Meeting, Dating apps and sites:
MeetMe
Omegle
Skout
Tinder

Private Photo Apps:
Private Photo Vault
Gallery Lock Lite
Best Secret Folder
KeepSafe
KYMS
Vaulty
PhotoVault

Other:
After School App

Resources
15 Dangerous apps to lookout for.
Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015
Are Your Kids Hiding Their Apps?
Crosswalk
Focus on the Family
Digital Kids Guide – Very detailed
Internet Safety 101 PDF – $1.95
NetLingo List of Chat Acronyms & Text Shorthand
Enough is Enough
Missouri Sexting Laws
Restoring Sexual Purity
Desiring God – Sexual Purity
Focus on the Family – Purity
Equipping Your Teen with Character
Video Game Addiction
10 Ways to protect your children from technology traps

Protection Software
OpenDNS
Covenant Eyes
Sophos UTM Home Edition
NetNanny
MobicIP
K9 Webprotection

Hardware
If your current hardware will allow, useĀ OpenDNS here.
4 Ways to Set Up Parental Controls On Your Home Network
ASUS Wi-Fi Router
The Circle with Disney
Setup Parental controls for Android
Setup Parental controls for iOS
Setup Parental controls for Windows 10
Setup Parental controls for OSX
Best Android Parental controlĀ 

Books
Hands Free Life
Hands Free Mama
The Jesus Storybook Bible
The One Year Book of Bible Trivia for Kids
ESV Study Bible

The Resolution for Men
The Resolution for Women

The One Year Bible Trivia for Kids

Notes

2017 Discussion
Media Plan
Notes from the 01.10.16 talk.