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.

Porn and ED: 3 Peer-Reviewed Studies You Need to Read

Repeated porn consumption rewrites our sexual template, decreasing our arousal by single sexual partners. For a lot of guys, this results in porn-induced erectile dysfunction (PIED). We’ve covered the science behind porn-induced…

Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction: The Science, Stats, and Stories of PIED

“If you are under 40, and not on specific medications, and don’t have a serious medical or psychological condition, your copulatory ED almost certainly arises from performance anxiety or internet…

My Husband Has PIED: What Do I Do?

Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction Is Crushing Marriages In a recent survey sent to over 70,000 Covenant Eyes friends, we asked for their input about what types of questions they wanted answered…

3 Stories of Guys Who Struggled (and Recovered) From Porn-Induced ED

Erectile dysfunction. It’s kind of an awkward topic to talk about and an even more awkward problem to admit struggling with, especially if you’re a healthy, young guy. But there’s…

Your Church Is Looking at Porn

The world is a blurry place. I feel like the lines between right and wrong, dark and light, good and bad, used to be more obvious. Words like “Christian,” “porn,”…

Creating Church Policies That Help Your Staff Overcome Porn

This post has been updated as of March 5, 2021. I was listening to a podcast from a popular megachurch. Instead of the usual welcome, the senior pastor used the…

Am I a Sex Addict?

Have you ever secretly wondered, “Am I a sex addict?” or “Am I addicted to sex?” (because you might not be comfortable labeling yourself as an “addict” yet). If so,…

What’s significant about 40 days?

Everything that’s worth having requires immense effort. I’ve found this to be abundantly true in two specific areas of my life right now–marriage and parenthood. If I want to have…

Dear Porn Addict, This Is Your Wife

Husbands addicted to porn are often totally ignorant to the relational carnage it unleashes on their wife and loved ones once their addiction is exposed. Being caught as a porn…