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Your family is under attack online. Your kids are relying on you to protect them. It is not a matter of if, but when, your child sees pornography. Learn what safeguards to put in place and prepare yourself to have important conversations with your kids.

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Pornography and Sex Trafficking: A Discussion With Dawn Hawkins

Who is affected by sex trafficking? When we think about sex trafficking—if…

Who is affected by sex trafficking? When we think about sex trafficking—if we do at all—it’s usually as something that happens to “other people.” You might read about sex trafficking in the news, but it…

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Why Is My Router So Important?

“Help! I don’t understand my router!” Most parents freeze up when you…

“Help! I don’t understand my router!” Most parents freeze up when you ask them about their router. “Is that the same as a modem? Haven’t touched it since my internet provider gave us one last…

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3 Ways to Help Young People Stop Coping With Porn

I grew up in a family that was disconnected emotionally and relationally.…

I grew up in a family that was disconnected emotionally and relationally. At an early age, I learned to hide what I was thinking and feeling from others. I felt that the challenges of each…

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Family Suggestions for a Porn-Free Spring and Summer

“Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full…

“Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush”. As a Midwesterner, this quote by Doug Larson has me smiling. So long as the snow is melting, the sun is…

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Deceptively Effective: What Our Screen-Saturated World Is Doing to You

What happens when you use technology without intention? Author, speaker, and Covenant…

What happens when you use technology without intention? Author, speaker, and Covenant Eyes software developer Doug Smith tackles that question in a recent episode of the Covenant Eyes podcast. As a software developer, Doug spent…

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Porn and Parenting Styles: What Pastors Need to Know

Not too long ago, I wrote a piece about the connections between…

Not too long ago, I wrote a piece about the connections between purity culture’s teachings and pornography use. As I mentioned there, one of the biggest issues with purity culture is that it allowed parents…

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Covenant Eyes Was Made for Families: Students Share Their Stories

For many young people, “accountability” might sound like a code word for…

For many young people, “accountability” might sound like a code word for “my parents are spying on me.” But recently I heard from three students who expressed a very different perspective. Three of this year’s…

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Covenant Eyes Was Made for Family Conversations: The Hoskins’ Story

I recently sat down with Cheryl Hoskins, a member of the Covenant…

I recently sat down with Cheryl Hoskins, a member of the Covenant Eyes development team, and her husband Paul. I asked them to talk about their experience using the Covenant Eyes software with their family.…

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