One of my favorite verses in Scripture is found in the book of Daniel: “The people who know their God shall stand firm and take action” (Daniel 11:32b). I love it because it reminds me that knowing about God is not the same as knowing God intimately. The people who really know their God will be marked by a new heart and a bold, courageous stance. No one can truly meet God and be the same afterward. This verse could easily find its way on to a commemorative plaque or Christian poster, a short, quotable platitude that inspires for a … Continue reading →
As of 1:00pm (EST) today, Covenant Eyes office is closed for the rest of the day. As you can see by the photo, we’re experiencing a bit of snow here in the flat planes of Michigan. Actually, its pretty bad, and everyone is getting their vehicles stuck in the snow. Sorry for the inconvenience. Our plan is to be open tomorrow (Saturday, Dec. 20) for our normal hours, weather permitting.
Today is my one-year anniversary as the Covenant Eyes blogger. After 316 posts, over 500 comments, and over 60,000 visitors, I am so grateful for the past year. About a year ago Covenant Eyes decided to dive into this weird thing called the “blogosphere,” which is a junk-drawer term for all blogs on the Internet and all the interconnections between them. The word is a play on the word “logosphere,” which means “world of conversations.” We knew there were literally thousands of conversations online every day about the things that we really care about, and we wanted to be able … Continue reading →
November 14-16 this year I had the privilege of attending the annual CCEF conference (Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation). The title of the conference was “The Addict In Us All.” My hope was to be able to gather helpful information for our readers about Christian counseling as it relates to pornography addiction. In case you missed them, here are some of the blog posts written in connection with the conference.
Covenant Eyes recently conducted a survey at the last CCEF conference (Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation). This survey represents the counselors and pastors of approximately 538 total weekly clients. Those surveyed were asked to identify the group to which they belong: Counselor (C) Pastor/Elder (P) Counselor AND Pastor/Elder (CP) Training to be in counseling or pastoral ministry (CPT) Those surveyed were asked to identify the percentage of their clients that were males; approximately 150 counselees that were represented (per week) were females (those who counsel all or mostly all women are labeled group F). Data from this survey shows the … Continue reading →