The following is an essay written by Matthew Duris, one of our scholarship winners from last year. Matt graduates this week with a degree in Psychology from Louisiana State University and will be working as a campus minister at LSU with Campus Outreach ministry. This is one of the essays Matt submitted to apply for our scholarship. If you are interested in applying for this year’s scholarship, fill out our application. Sexual temptation is rampant in our society. Especially as college students, it is a daily fight to “flee from sexual immorality” (1 Corinthians 6:18). It seems that if you run from it … Continue reading →
Our friend Josh McDowell visited the Covenant Eyes headquarters last week so we could work through some of the details of his upcoming global summit: Set Free. Our CEO Ron DeHaas pulled Josh aside to ask him why this conference is such a high priority for him. “I’ve found in the last 5-7 years that one of the greatest barriers to young people and adults accepting biblical truth and understanding it is pornography.” – Josh McDowell Stay tuned for more information about this summit. The conference will be in Charlotte, North Carolina, April 4-8, 2016.
It’s been a year of many milestones here at Covenant Eyes: We released our new Family Accounts, giving users the ability to add as many usernames as they need for one low price. We released our brand new Accountability Reports in order to increase clarity for Accountability Partners. Covenant Eyes representatives met with Google, leading to a major change in their advertising policy for pornography. We released app locking for Android users. We awarded $10,000 in scholarships for college students. We gave away $5000 in our infographic contest after receiving over 170 submissions. We started a new data center in Atlanta … Continue reading →
This year on the Covenant Eyes blog we published more than 180 articles, but these five made the biggest splash. 5. What I should have told Bob Coy 29 years ago by Nate Larkin Mega-church pastor Bob Coy was fired from his church for “moral failings.” I know the issue is Bob’s sin, but I still can’t help feeling a measure of responsibility. I keep wondering what might have happened if I had only summoned the nerve, 29 years ago, to share my own struggle with my good friend. 4. Talking to Your Kids About Sex: A Parent-Child Bible Study by … Continue reading →
Pornography produces pain…and that suffering often multiplies. Such is the case of former porn producer Donny Pauling. He has become an anti-pornography activist and speaker since his conversion to Christianity about a year ago. But pornography leaves scars. On December 1, Donny was arrested and he faces three charges for alleged sexual misconduct with a child under 14. I know nothing of the details of this case, but it grieves me deeply as I have personally met Donny. Over the past year Donny spoke boldly, warning people to flee pornography and uncovering the horrors of the porn industry. Early this … Continue reading →