by Zach Spencer Luke, our resident blogger/community manager, is getting married tomorrow! We at Covenant Eyes would like to take this opportunity to publicly congratulate him, and wish him well on the next chapter of his life! I’m sure he’d appreciate your prayers and encouragements as well!
In a recent blog I wrote about the big “so what” of lust—in the light of so many problems in the world, so many injustices, why the sexual mores of “old time religion”? I was pleased, after writing this blog, to find a sermon by John Piper which mentioned this very issue. Here’s the transcript from his website, www.desiringgod.org: “Why is this a big deal? Isn’t sexual sin, especially when it’s just a desire and not an act, sin with a little ‘s’? Shouldn’t we get on with the big issues like nuclear arms and social justice? You’ve known people … Continue reading →
by Zach Spencer In the concluding episode of Jim Rose’s Tour De Force series Building Integrity in Relationships, Jim tackles the question of Moral Excellence, what it is, what it isn’t, and explains how Accountability Relationships are crucial for building and maintaining moral excellence in the Christian Life. Of course we have included a larger version in our Help and Support Center. We also are providing the video and audio available for download below. All of these videos are also available here.
As my personal burden for the issue of Internet pornography has grown, I have seen in the testimonials of our members how pornography has broken relationships. It breaks down relationships between husbands and wives, parents and children, on the job, even lost jobs, relationship to church family, relationship to the “inner man,” and a person’s relationship to God. Related: The Effects of Porn on Wives and Marriages When there is a secret life going on, that secret life affects every one of those relationships. A secret life pervades every aspect of life, and diminishes effectiveness in all areas of life–home, … Continue reading →
My regards to Boaz, author of Not the Southern Cross, for his comments about Moore Theological College and Covenant Eyes. (For new readers, read here about Moore’s new initiative to encourage the use of Covenant Eyes at their school.) I found one comment very interesting: “The Covenant Eyes is not going to help this situation, it’s only going to make things worse. I predict some people will become quite anxious and some may get depressed and there is the risk of suicidal behaviour. I would refuse to sign up for it, simply on principle.” <sic> I would be very interested … Continue reading →