The Common Good
May-June 2002

Lust in Las Vegas

by Rose Marie Berger, Jodi Hochstedler | May-June 2002

There has always been crossover from Saturday night to Sunday morning, but a Christian porn site?

There has always been crossover from Saturday night to Sunday morning, but a Christian porn site? Mike Foster and Craig Gross, founders of Web site www.xxxchurch.com, definitely controlled the buzz when they set up a booth at the 2002 Adult Entertainment Expo—the X-rated film industry's annual trade show in Las Vegas. Their ministry and site are designed to help people deal with their addictions to pornography and get people out of the porn industry. Foster and Gross, staff members at Crossroads Community Church in Corona, California, said more than 1,000 people came by their booth. They hoped to get 100,000 visitors a month to their site; instead the site got more than 3 million hits in its first two weeks of operation.

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