fighting for purity and freedom

james tarring cordrey:

These days we need to prepare our kids for the fact that they are growing up in a pornified world. Since we cannot prevent them from seeing pornography, we must equip them to resist its pull.

Originally posted on pureHOPE:

At the heart of our purePARENTING message is the idea that parents need to equip–not just protect–their kids as they grow up in a sexualized culture.  Even before they leave the house to start life on their own, our kids are interacting with the culture outside of our presence–at school, on the bus, at practice, in friends’ homes, etc.  That’s when it becomes necessary that they have been equipped to understand God’s will for them (Ephesians 5:17), to understand the lies they are exposed to (2 Corinthians 2:11), and to think and act purely in a God-honoring way (Psalm 119:9).  They need to be established in a life of prayer, understanding, resolve, and engagement.

This equipping begins early (earlier than most parents realize), and should continue in age-appropriate ways.  We’ve produced a brief document to assist parents in cultivating purity of heart and…

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