Articles by Lisa Eldred

Lisa Eldred is the Educational Content Strategist at Covenant Eyes, and has 10 years of experience in researching and writing about porn addiction and recovery. She has authored numerous blog posts and ebooks, including More Than Single, Hobbies and Habits, and New Fruit, which was co-authored with Crystal Renaud Day. Her writing about faith and fandoms can be found at Love Thy Nerd.

Purity Culture and Its Unfortunate Intersection With Porn

It seems like every few weeks, something happens to make purity culture trend on Twitter. As of this writing, it’s trending due to the release of a podcast about the brief lifespan of a major…

What to Do if Your Husband Lies About Porn Use

You’ve felt it. The sinking feeling in your stomach. The stab across your chest when you saw what your husband was looking at. Maybe even the screaming void that wordlessly reminds you this wasn’t the…

Is watching porn a sin?

Question: Is porn a sin? Answer: Yep. Answered. Done. Case closed. Shortest blog post ever. Except chances are good that it’s not a good enough answer for you. Maybe you’ve heard conflicting answers from people…

5 Big Questions About Christians and Porn

Christians and porn have an odd relationship. Most Christians, if asked, would say that porn is wrong, yet an increasing number of Christians (including women, kids, and pastors) admit to watching it. Part of the…

The Benefits of Quitting Porn: What Do You Hope to Gain?

Do you think you’ll actually benefit from quitting porn? It sounds obvious to say it, but the secret to successfully quitting porn is actually wanting to quit porn. The unfortunate reality is that, deep down,…

The Secrets to Effective Prayer Against Pornography

“Why can’t I just pray porn away?” It’s a good question! After all, we know prayer is powerful. Jesus tells us that whatever we ask in his name will be answered (John 16:23-24). And while…

Survey Shows That Women Feel Isolated in Their Struggle With Porn

One of the problems of working in the field of porn addiction and recovery is that many of us tend to assume certain things about porn users. We tend to stereotype them as men married…

3 Ways to Break the Trigger of Boredom

What drives you to porn? What are the specific triggers that cause you to crave it? There may be a number of triggers. You’re hungry. You’re anrgy. You had a bad day at work. You’re…

How a Better Theology of Women Could Help Your Church Find Freedom from Porn

Recently, Elyse Fitzpatrick and Eric Schumaker, authors of Worthy: Celebrating the Value of Women, invited me to be part of their podcast to discuss women in the church. More specifically, they wanted me to talk…
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