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.

Summertime Tips: Managing Screen Time for Kids

Is There a Right Amount of Screen Time for Kids? Determining the right number of hours for a child to use a digital screen is tough. Parents often ask me,…

An Update on Covenant Eyes Android Services

In December, we told you that Google informed a large list of developers, including us, that we would no longer be able to use Android’s accessibility feature to monitor and…

The God Who Sees Me

The following blog post is based on a sermon given by Chris McKenna at the Wesleyan Church of Hamburg in January 2018. If your church recognizes that porn is eroding…

Is Porn Use Causing Erectile Dysfunction in Teens?

There’s not a lot of attention spent on erectile dysfunction in teens, however an increasing amount of younger men and teens find themselves struggling with this problem. The majority of…

FAQs: iPhone Accountability and Filtering with Covenant Eyes

Since the release of the new Covenant Eyes iOS Accountability app in late 2017, the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Our ability to connect our Accountability services into deeper parts…

Google Is Not Parent Friendly

Google’s parental controls on YouTube and Chromebooks have never been amazing. However, a few recent incidents involving YouTube and some setting changes with Chromebook parental controls have made it more…

Covenant Eyes’ Android Accessibility Update

If you monitor technology news, then you may have heard that in November, Google sent a notice to a large list of developers, including us, saying that we would no…

A Covenant Eyes Review of VidAngel

Message from the Covenant Eyes CEO, Ron DeHaas I spent most of a week with VidAngel founder Neal Harmon and his young family. One thing was evident: Neal is driven…

Better iPhone Accountability? There’s an App for That!

Enhanced iPhone Accountability Is Here For over a year, Covenant Eyes has been working hard to invent new VPN (virtual private network) technology to drill even deeper into Apple’s mobile operating…