Articles by Keith Rose

Keith Rose holds a Master of Divinity degree and BA in Sacred Music. Keith worked with the Covenant Eyes Member Care Team for 15 years. He has also served as a Bible teacher, pastoral assistant, and music director at his local church. He's now the editor of the Covenant Eyes blog and the author of Allied: Fighting Porn With Accountability, Faith, and Friends. He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina with his wife Ruby and daughter Winslow.

Learning to Flee: Breaking the Hold of Desire for Porn

“Flee from youthful passions, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart. But reject foolish and ignorant disputes, because you know that they breed…

Dr. Gregory Papcok: The Root Cause of Pornography Addiction

Attachment theory posits that the way we interact with our primary caregivers as children shapes how we form relationships later in life. Dr. Gregory Popcak has explored attachment theory and looked at its connection to…

Theology of the Body and Porn: A Conversation With Dr. Christopher West

Sexuality Points To God God designed sexuality and made it very good. “The Bible from beginning to end tells a story about marriage,” says Dr. West. And this tells us that sexual desire plays a…

Porn and Stress: How to Relieve Stress Without Relapsing

How do you handle stress? Is it possible that stress is causing you to relapse back into watching porn? This past summer, I went through one of the more stressful seasons of my life as…

Is Accountability Software Just “Shameware?” 

Covenant Eyes is an anti-porn app for people who desire freedom from pornography but feel like they don’t have enough self-control to stop watching on their own. It’s an accountability tool for people who want…

Effects of Porn: What Watching Porn Does to You and Those Around You

What are the effects of watching porn? Are there any? Some have argued it’s a safe way to enjoy guilt-free sex without harmful effects. One author at New York Times expressed this viewpoint: “[P]ornography can…

Why You Can’t Stop Thinking About Porn (And What to Do About It) 

If you’ve ever tried to quit porn—or if you’re trying now—you’ve probably noticed that it’s tough to stop thinking about porn. Why is that? Why does pornography seem to get stuck in your brain like…

How Addicted Are They? Levels of Porn Addiction

Have you ever noticed how many different approaches there are to overcoming porn? Even in closely connected Christian circles, we find completely different—even contradicting—recovery programs and advice. There are many reasons for the differences, and…

How a Pastor Fell Into Porn—and Found Freedom!

His fall into the porn trap was subtle. Many people who struggle with porn addiction can point to a defining moment in their experience with porn, but for Pastor Kell, it began more subtly.  Pastor…
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