The Covenant Eyes Podcast

Covenant Eyes

Welcome to the Covenant Eyes Podcast! Each week Karen Potter and Rob Stoddard with Covenant Eyes interview world-class guests who provide practical, relevant, and biblical perspectives on topics that matter to you and your church. In a digital age filled with endless temptations and distractions, our mission is clear: to empower individuals and families to navigate the online landscape with integrity and accountability.

Each episode features engaging conversations with thought leaders, ministry leaders, cybersecurity experts, therapists, and individuals who have triumphed over or helped others find freedom from pornography and sexual brokenness. We dive deep into topics like pornography, marriage, betrayal trauma, culture, parental controls,  and the importance of accountability in the virtual realm. Together, we'll uncover the secrets to fostering healthy relationships, nurturing personal growth, and embracing a digital world that empowers rather than ensnares.

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Episodes

Transforming Lives with Attachment Theory: The Key to Overcoming Pornography Addiction
Apr 3 2024
Transforming Lives with Attachment Theory: The Key to Overcoming Pornography Addiction
Adam Lane-Smith, a former licensed marriage and family therapist, brings decades of experience and expertise to the discussion. He explains attachment theory in practical terms, highlighting how our childhood experiences shape our ability to connect with others, fulfill our needs, and experience love and care in relationships.Learn about the different attachment styles such as avoidant, anxious, and disorganized, and how they impact our behavior, relationships, and mental well-being. Gain insights into the role of brain chemicals like oxytocin, serotonin, and dopamine in shaping our responses to stress, temptations, and addictive behaviors like pornography consumption.Discover how technology, such as smartphones and dating apps, exacerbates attachment issues and addiction tendencies, leading to increased loneliness, anxiety, and depression in today's society. Adam also addresses the impact of attachment theory on faith and spirituality, emphasizing the importance of deep, meaningful connections with others and with the divine.Whether you're struggling with addiction, seeking to improve your relationships, or simply interested in psychology and personal growth, this episode offers valuable insights, practical tips, and resources to help you on your journey towards healing and wholeness.Don't miss out on this enlightening conversation that explores the intersection of psychology, faith, and technology, and learn how attachment theory can be a game-changer in overcoming challenges and living a fulfilling life.To access Adam Lane-Smith's coaching programs, mentorship, and resources mentioned in the episode, visit his website at https://AdamLaneSmith.com. Don't forget to use code EYES50 for a special discount on his attachment boot camp video course.Subscribe to the Covenant Eyes Podcast for more episodes on addiction recovery, mental health, relationships, and personal development. Join us in creating a healthier, more connected world.TIMESTAMPS:00:00 - Opening & Introduction02:15 - What is Attachment Theory?07:19 - How Do Attachment Issues Start?12:09 - Dysfunctional Relationships & Attachment Disorders15:35 - How Many of Us Struggle With Attachment Issues?21:35 - What Adam Lane-Smith Does in His Practice23:45 - Accountability in Addiction27:08 - Closing CommentsTry Covenant Eyes for FREE today!Use Promo Code: FreePodcast
Dallas Jenkins Interview with Covenant Eyes
Mar 6 2024
Dallas Jenkins Interview with Covenant Eyes
Join us for an intimate conversation with Dallas Jenkins, the brilliant mind behind the groundbreaking TV series, The Chosen. In this episode of the Covenant Eyes Podcast, Jenkins dives deep into his personal journey, shedding light on his battle with pornography and the path to victory.As the visionary creator and director of The Chosen, Jenkins shares profound insights into the power of storytelling to inspire hope and redemption. From grappling with the realities of addiction to experiencing the transformative grace of faith, his story is both raw and inspiring.Throughout the episode, Jenkins delves into the importance of addressing issues surrounding pornography and addiction within the context of faith and community. With Covenant Eyes, a leading accountability software, he explores practical strategies for overcoming addiction and reclaiming victory in one's life.Join us as Dallas Jenkins candidly shares his story of struggle, triumph, and the unwavering power of faith. Whether you're battling with pornography addiction or seeking to support a loved one on their journey to recovery, this episode offers invaluable insights and encouragement.Don't miss out on this transformative conversation – hit play now and embark on a journey of healing and hope!https://thechosen.tv/en-ushttps://www.instagram.com/thechosentvseries/https://www.facebook.com/InsideTheChosenhttps://www.tiktok.com/@thechosentvhttps://www.youtube.com/@TheChosenSeries#DallasJenkins #TheChosen #PornAddiction #CovenantEyes #Victory #Faith #Redemption #Storytelling #AddictionRecovery #Christianity #Hope #Inspiration #AccountabilityTry Covenant Eyes for FREE today!Use Promo Code: FreePodcast
Guarding Your Soul & Your Browser History | The Babylon Bee | Seth Dillon
Feb 21 2024
Guarding Your Soul & Your Browser History | The Babylon Bee | Seth Dillon
Welcome to The Covenant Eyes Podcast with your hosts Karen Potter and Rob Stoddard! In this episode, they sit down with special guest Seth Dillon, CEO of The Babylon Bee, to talk about the fascinating world of Christian satire and the challenges of upholding free speech in today's culture.Join the conversation as they explore how The Babylon Bee emerged as a conservative Christian response to mainstream satire, dissecting the delicate balance between humor and sensitivity in addressing cultural and political issues. Discover the power of humor in engaging with challenging topics while maintaining respect and empathy.Seth shares insightful anecdotes about The Babylon Bee's journey, including their encounters with social media censorship and fact-checking controversies. Gain valuable insights into the threats facing free speech, particularly within privately owned digital platforms, and the importance of standing firm against censorship.With engaging discussions on the impact of satire on public discourse and the role of humor in promoting understanding, this episode offers a thought-provoking exploration of navigating today's cultural landscape with wit, wisdom, and unwavering principles.CHAPTERS:00:00 - Introduction and Background01:03 - The Birth of the Babylon Bee02:29 - The Purpose of Christian Satire03:25 - Engaging in Cultural Conversations06:50 - The Threat to Free Speech10:08 - Using Comedy and Satire to Bridge Divides13:47 - The Struggle with Censorship18:07 - The Relationship with Elon Musk20:24 - Where to Find the Babylon Bee CHECK OUT THE BABYLON BEE:Website: https://babylonbee.com#ChristianSatire #FreeSpeech #WokeCulture #Humor #BabylonBee #SethDillon #ElonMusk #CulturalEngagement #SocialMediaCensorship #Conservatism #PoliticalSatire #Comedy #DigitalPlatforms #PodcastEpisode #TheCovenantEyesPodcastTry Covenant Eyes for FREE today!Use Promo Code: FreePodcast
Overcoming Sexual Sin and Finding Freedom | Jonathan Pokluda
Feb 16 2024
Overcoming Sexual Sin and Finding Freedom | Jonathan Pokluda
In this episode of The Covenant Eyes Podcast, Karen Potter and Rob Stoddard engage in a powerful conversation with Jonathan ‘JP’ Pokluda, lead pastor at Harris Creek Baptist Church in Waco, Texas, and bestselling author. The focus is on the journey of overcoming sexual sin and addiction through the power of faith and spiritual renewal. The host and guests share personal experiences and insights into the challenges of battling lustful desires and the destructive cycle of addiction. They emphasize the importance of self-control, confession, and seeking support from a community of believers.The conversation jumps into the spiritual warfare aspect of dealing with temptation, highlighting the need for vigilance and reliance on God's strength to resist the allure of sinful behaviors. Courageous confession is also emphasized as a pivotal step towards healing and restoration, as individuals open up about their struggles in a safe and supportive environment. Through the lens of Christian teachings, the episode explores the path to finding freedom in Christ and embracing life-giving virtues that lead to a transformed and fulfilling life.VIDEO CHAPTERS:00:00 - Introduction: Welcome Back to The Covenant Eyes Podcast00:45 - Guest Introduction: Meet Jonathan ‘JP’ Pokluda03:14  - The War for Your Soul: JP's Sermon at Auburn University05:50 - Finding Healing and Recovery: JP's Personal Journey07:25 - The Importance of Confession and Prayer: Overcoming Sexual Sin09:50 - Addressing Taboo Topics: Why Pastors Must Speak Up13:32 - Exploring JP's Book "Why Do I Do What I Don’t Want to Do?" 15:46 - Pursuing Virtue: Self-Control and Humility 16:06 - Spiritual Warfare: Understanding the Enemy's Tactics18:44 - The Path to Freedom: Sharing Your Story21:46 - Connecting with JP: Resources and Contact InformationThroughout our conversation, JP shares practical insights, biblical wisdom, and personal anecdotes that inspire hope and empower listeners to embrace the journey of restoration and freedom. Tune in to discover how you can break free from the bondage of sin and step into a life of purpose and fulfillment.🔗 CONNECT WITH JP:Instagram: @jpokludaWebsite: https://JonathanPokluda.com📚 RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:Jonathan's latest book: "Why Do I Do What I Don't Want to Do? Replace Deadly Vices with Life-Giving Virtues"https://www.amazon.com/Why-What-Dont-Want-Life-Giving/dp/0801094968🎙️ Subscribe to "The Covenant Eyes Podcast" for more impactful conversations on faith, freedom, and overcoming challenges.#JonathanPokluda #SexualFreedom #AddictionRecovery #ChristianLiving #CovenantEyes #GospelTransformation #CourageousConfession #FreedomInChrist #AbundantLife #PodcastInterview #SexualSin #AddictionRecovery #SelfControl #OvercomingTemptation #SpiritualWarfare #FreedomInChrist #ConfessionAndHealing #CourageousConfession #LifeGivingVirtues #ChristianPodcastTry Covenant Eyes for FREE today!Use Promo Code: FreePodcast
Mastering the Art of Intimacy: Insights from Dr. Carol Tanksley
Feb 7 2024
Mastering the Art of Intimacy: Insights from Dr. Carol Tanksley
Welcome to another insightful episode of The Covenant Eyes Podcast! In this episode, we have the honor of hosting the accomplished Dr. Carol Tanksley – author, speaker, personal coach, and licensed OB-GYN physician. Dr. Carol shares her unique journey, highlighting the profound impact of personal growth and overcoming challenges in her life.Discover the depths of Dr. Carol's ministry as she discusses her latest book, "Sexpectations: Reframing Your Good and Not So Good Stories about God, Love, and Relationships." This candid conversation delves into the complexities of sexuality, relationships, and intimacy, offering valuable insights for individuals seeking freedom from pornography and sexual brokenness.Join our hosts, Rob Stoddard and Karen Potter, as they explore the transformative power of addressing matters of the heart. Dr. Carol unpacks the distortions and challenges surrounding intimacy, emphasizing the need for a deeper understanding beyond surface behaviors. The episode includes riveting vignettes from real-life experiences, providing a relatable perspective on the struggles many face.Dr. Carol introduces her groundbreaking approach to sexual wholeness, emphasizing the importance of reframing past stories and healing deep-seated wounds. The discussion touches on the role of Jesus in reshaping our narratives and the beauty that emerges when authenticity meets compassion.The conversation extends beyond the book, offering a glimpse into Dr. Carol's ministry and additional resources for those seeking guidance. Learn about the 30-day free email devotional, quizzes, and a five-part prescription for finding sexual healing God's way available on Dr. Carol's website.As the episode concludes, Dr. Carol leaves listeners with a powerful takeaway – the pursuit of intimacy. Recognizing the core need for connection and intimacy, she encourages individuals to go beyond surface-level behaviors, offering a challenging yet rewarding path to healing.Tune in to this episode for an enriching discussion on intimacy, healing, and the transformative power of reframing your story. Don't miss the opportunity to embark on a journey towards sexual wholeness with Dr. Carol Tanksley on The Covenant Eyes Podcast!Check out Dr. Carol's ministry resources for further support and growthCONNECT WITH DR. CAROL:Website: Dr. Carol Ministrieshttps://www.drcarolministries.com/Podcast: Relationship Prescriptionshttps://www.drcarolministries.com/podcast/Additional Resources: YourSexpectations.comhttps://yoursexpectations.com/#Intimacy #SexualWholeness #DrCarolTanksley #CovenantEyesPodcast #SexpectationsBook #Transformation #RelationshipPrescriptions #YourExpectationsTry Covenant Eyes for FREE today!Use Promo Code: FreePodcast
Wimpy, Weak, and Woke: Challenging Assumptions with John Cooper
Dec 15 2023
Wimpy, Weak, and Woke: Challenging Assumptions with John Cooper
Join us on a thought-provoking journey with John Cooper, the lead singer of Skillet, in this compelling episode of the Covenant Eyes Podcast. The conversation revolves around his latest book, “Wimpy, Weak, and Woke,” tackling the challenges Christians face in a world gripped by confusion.Cooper sheds light on the evolving complexities of living a Christ-centered life amid societal upheavals. Reflecting on the past’s simplicity, he explores the current confusion, addressing the clash between utopian ideals and eternal truths from the Kingdom of God.  Cooper passionately emphasizes the need for the church to break its silence and actively engage in today’s cultural battles. The discussion extends to the revolutionary idea that Christ owns the world, challenging believers to reclaim their role in transforming society. Cooper outlines the power of Christ’s rule and the importance of resisting cultural challenges. This episode provides profound insights into pressing issues and offers a roadmap for Christians navigating the complexities of the modern world.Subscribe, like, and share to be part of this crucial conversation that addresses the intersection of faith and culture. Join us in understanding the transformative potential of embracing eternal truths in a world yearning for clarity. Don’t miss this compelling episode that addresses pressing issues and offers a roadmap for Christians navigating the complexities of the modern world. #johncooper #WimpyWeakWoke #CovenantEyesPodcast #ChristianLiving #UtopiaVsTruth #PodcastInterviewTry Covenant Eyes for FREE today!Use Promo Code: FreePodcast