Articles by Chris McKenna

Chris McKenna is the Digital Marketing Manager for Covenant Eyes. A guy with never-ending energy when it comes to fighting for the safety and protection of children, Chris is also the founder of Protect Young Eyes, a leading digital safety organization. Chris practices his internet safety tips on his four amazing children and is regularly featured on news, radio, podcasts, and most recently on Capitol Hill for his research. His 2019 US Senate Judiciary Committee testimony was the catalyst for draft legislation that could radically change online child protection laws. With expertise in social media usage, parental controls, and pornography use in young people, Chris is highly sought after as a speaker at schools and churches. Other loves include running, spreadsheets, and candy.

2020 Digital Device Gift Guide: Smartphones, Gaming, and Gadgets

This post was originally shared at Protect Young Eyes. We encourage you to check out their website for other great tips related to social media, devices, and parental controls.  Hello,…

3 Ways Porn Affects Your Sex Life

I have four kids. A daughter and three boys. If you’re a parent, I’m sure you’ve said things that you never thought you’d have to say as a grown, mature…

5 Common Traits in Accountable Families

Back in 1992, the wife and two children of Ron DeHaas, our CEO, were stopped for an accident on a highway near Kalamazoo, MI. A trailer full of kerosene rear-ended…

5 Benefits of Being a Quitter

I’ve been a runner for most of the last 30+ years of my life. Running is a very individual sport. There’s a constant internal dialogue that goes on my head…

How Does Covenant Eyes Protect My Privacy?

Privacy is under attack. Recent stories about large technology organizations who have compromised our personal, private information have made all of us more careful about what we share. Employees at…

Why Church Governance Must Improve (and How to Start the Process)

The recent news of abuses perpetrated by pastors and priests against children and women, and subsequent cover-ups and lack of accountable oversight, are a crushing blow to the church governance….

7 Questions Pastors Need to Answer about Porn

To the pastors and ministry leaders reading this blog post, a percentage of your staff and people are regularly looking at pornography. And, all of your people are stuck in…

To the Teen Alone and Ashamed of Your Porn Use

Shame Has No Age Limit Shame affects kids, teens, and adults. I’ll never forget receiving a phone call from a distraught mother who found my website, and called to share…

Reclaiming Your Family Trips from Technology

I’m the oldest of seven children, which means that I don’t have a childhood memory that doesn’t include a van. I wasn’t even three years old and we were already…

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