It is always so encouraging to hear stories about how Covenant Eyes is having an effect all over the globe. I have received a series of very encouraging emails from a man named Matt Roche in Ireland. He wanted me to share his story with our readers.
The information in this post has been changed since it was originally published. The software features mentioned in this post were very outdated (for both X3watch and Covenant Eyes), so we decided to take the information down to avoid confusion. As a general rule, Covenant Eyes does not want to bash other products in the marketplace, talking about what we have that they don’t have. We believe the value of our product stands on its own. Instead, click here to read about some of the main features our members love about us.
Today, February 12, is Safer Internet Day, organized by Insafe, a European network the promotes Internet safety awareness. “Safer Internet Day takes place each year in February and is an opportunity to dedicate some time in schools to reflect on some of the issues and more importantly to raise awareness of them” (from the Insafe website).
Accountability is one of the foundational principles of Covenant Eyes. Our software is a tool that allows people to take another step in vulnerability and honesty. What Christian men and women often think about when they hear “accountability” is a small group sitting in a circle discussing their failures and addictions. They may picture a late night phone call to another struggling brother to confess the latest blunder. For those who need to get their sins into the open, this type of accountability can be therapeutic. Peer accountability and support groups can be helpful, but many times these situations end … Continue reading →
An article has come to my attention that I find very interesting. It is entitled “The Porn Myth” by Naomi Wolf. Wolf is known for her 1991 book, The Beauty Myth, where she argues that women are hurt by the pressure to conform to Western culture’s concept of female beauty. The New York Times included The Beauty Myth on a list of the 70 most important books of the 20th century. Wolf is one of the premier voices of the “third wave” of the feminist movement.