In a previous blog post, I asked to hear from our customers about the effectiveness of Covenant Eyes when it is broadly implemented across a community (such as at a school or in a church). Many Covenant Eyes members are individuals and families, but more and more church staffs, schools, and other institutions have been making Covenant Eyes available or even mandatory for their members. The effect? Joe Temte, the Dean of Students for Christ For the Nations Institute, writes, “Covenant Eyes Accountability software for the PC and Mac has, for several years, been part of the integrity and character-building … Continue reading →
In a previous blog post, I talked about the importance of discipleship. A disciple is not merely a student who wants to know what a teacher knows, but someone who wants to BE who the teacher IS. This is ultimately what it means to follow Jesus today as His disciple. He has given us His Spirit to be “another counselor” like Himself (John 14:16), and just as the disciples kept in step with Jesus, we can keep in step with the Spirit of Christ (Galatians 5:25). But discipleship also has a human dimension. The fellowship of the church is meant … Continue reading →
Congratulations to Casting Crowns and Mark Hall for their GMA Dove Award nominations!
The next best thing to be wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are – CS Lewis (This blog is dedicated to my old friend and mentor, Shawn, and to all who help bear the burdens of those caught in the grip of pornography.) I had the privilege of attending Friday’s Casting Crowns concert in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Right before the show my wife and I got a chance to go backstage and meet Mark Hall, the rest of Casting Crowns, and the opening bands. It was a very memorable night.