Articles by Ron DeHaas

Ron DeHaas is the president and co-founder of Covenant Eyes. Ron has a BS and an MS in Geology from The Ohio State University and attended the University of Michigan as a Ph.D. candidate. Ron pioneered the concept of Accountability Software and founded Covenant Eyes in the spring of 2000. Today, nearly half a million subscribers enjoy the Screen Accountability that Covenant Eyes provides. Ron also founded Nehemiah Ministries, a 160-acre retreat and counseling center in south-central Michigan for pastors and missionaries.

Sick of Porn in Our Culture? 3 Things You Can Do Now

When opportunity opens, stick your foot in the door. We can each have a role in impacting culture, or we can sit by and let it impact us. Earlier last month, I received a special…

The Cost of Technology

Indian head pennies and Victory Gardens were still in circulation when I was born, less than five years after General Eisenhower sent an army across the English Channel. By 1955, I was six and starting…

Amazon Supporting Playboy?

In the decades that Hugh Hefner has produced Playboy Magazine, it has been his intent to pervert society into a perverse sexualized culture of pornography, sexual exploitation, and family breakdown. He has been so successful…

True Story: His Porn. Her Pain. Healed.

Every Wednesday at 12:35 p.m. we’ve been doing a Facebook Live interview. During this interview, we had the privilege of hearing from Jay and Lori Pyatt as they shared their story of Jay’s porn use, the pain Lori experienced…

We’re in the Fight Against Pornography Together

Those in combat don’t ask their fellow service members what their worldviews are while engaging in battle. They have a single focus: defeating the enemy. Rather than get caught up in outlying issues, the successful…

Do Internet filters work?

Surprising data* from a nationwide study suggest that Internet filters might actually promote pornography use, while accountability software reduces the use of porn. Of adults in the general population, 29% “seek out” pornography at least…

Accountability Addresses the Problem of Porn

The Set Free Summit just wrapped up! We’re blown away by the amazing content our speakers shared, and convinced more than ever that the conversation needs to continue. It’s time to address the growing problem of pornography!…

How We Talk About Porn Matters

We all know that statistics can be used to tell just about any story you want. One of the reasons we learn to be discerning about polls and surveys is that the answers people give…

Do Kids Talk About Porn?

Do kids talk about porn?  Statistics show that they do–but they talk about it in different ways. A brand new national survey* of 860 teens and young adults (age 13-24) asked “When you and your…
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