Our third promise is that “A Promise Keeper is committed to practicing spiritual, moral, ethical, and sexual purity.” In today’s sex-saturated culture, this is an increasingly difficult promise to keep. Studies show 1 in 5 Web searches are for erotic content, and 86% of men are likely to click on porn sites if no one else will know.
A pair of psychologists from the universities of Indiana and Alabama identified several key ways that porn warps the mind, including how it:
Download the free e-book Your Brain on Porn to learn more.
Psychologist Al Cooper says three factors play a role:
Like a three-legged stool, break one of the legs and the allure of pornography collapses.
When someone you trust receives a report of the websites you visit, it changes how you use the Internet.
Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability tracks every site you visit, rates each one for its content using six age-based ratings, (such as T for Teen or M for Mature) and delivers a regular report to the friend you choose.
Send a person you choose a list of the websites you visit, the search terms you use, the YouTube videos you watch, all in an Internet Accountability Report that is designed to start a conversation.
The Reports are easy to read, and your partner can customize the report to only show ratings he or she cares about. For instance, your friend may not care about sites rated Teen, and may only want Highly Mature sites reported.
Install Covenant Eyes on all your computers, tablets, and smartphones. Covenant Eyes for Android monitors both Internet use and the apps that are used on phones and tablets. Covenant Eyes offers an Internet browser for iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch®. Best of all, these apps are free when you subscribe to Internet Accountability on your computer. Learn more about Accountability for mobile devices.
When temptation is overwhelming, click the Panic button to turn off your computer’s Internet access. Your friend will be e-mailed. When you feel stronger, call toll-free and Covenant Eyes will reinstate your Internet access.
Want to block the bad stuff? For added protection, Covenant Eyes offers Internet filtering for Windows and Mac computers and for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Covenant Eyes Accountability starts at $9.99/month. Covenant Eyes also offer family pricing for a flat rate of $13.99, which allows you to protect every member of your family on all of their devices..
Learn why many accountability relationships fail, and how to get it right. Read Coming Clean, Overcoming Lust Through Biblical Accountability.