Articles by Sam Black

Sam Black joined the Covenant Eyes team in 2007 after 18 years as a journalist, serving as a reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines in six states. Sam is the author of The Porn Circuit, and he creates partnerships with like-minded organizations to strengthen the worldwide fight against pornography.

Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Accountability

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Why Do Men Binge on Porn?

Understanding the Neuroscience Behind Online Harems A wife who stumbles on the Internet tracks of her husband’s porn tour is often shocked at the number of images and videos in this cyber harem. Why so…

Keep Yourself Out of the Headlines

Why an Internet use policy is important, and how to get your own As a leader, rate the following. If none are a priority to your church, business, or organization, stop reading. Public reputation The…

Painful story of teen’s bullying, suicide serves as warning to parents

Amanda Todd’s heart-wrenching video of how she was bullied and stalked leaves indelible questions and even fears for parents: “How can kids be so cruel? Could this happen to my child or a teen in…

iPads in Education: Porn’s Trojan Horse

Helping educators safely use iPads in the classroom and homeschool Instead of a big backpack overloaded with textbooks, many kids are walking home from school with something new: an iPad. The problem is, schools are…

Rethinking the Sex Talk (Part 2)

Talking to a son about girls, sex, and pornography can make even a dad’s face blush. But dads can help their sons understand the difference between healthy relationships and the pathologies of today’s sex-soaked culture.…

Rethinking the Sex Talk (Part 1)

What every son needs to hear from his dad Many dads feel awkward when talking to their sons about girls, feelings, sex, and…yikes, pornography. Dr. Dave Currie, a counselor and president of Doing Family Right,…

Full Interview with Dr. David Currie

Rethinking the Sex Talk Dr. Dave Currie, a counselor and president of Doing Family Right, was interviewed by Sam Black at Covenant Eyes in June 2012 about how dads can start great conversations with their…

Guarding Kids in a Sexualized Culture

Janeen has an infectious smile. It shines on the soccer field or when she plays piano. But when this 12-year-old honor roll student’s grades began to slide, her mom began to dig for answers and…