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How Not to Do It and How to Do It Right

The new commercial advertisement for the 2014 Kia Sorento is a hoot. It is well worth your one minute viewing! Sadly, it also is a graphic depiction of the mistaken two-stage strategy of all-too-many parents when it comes to sex education in the home: First, weave an enchanting and engaging fairytale about where babies come from (in this case, of infants shooting in rockets from a planet in outer space into the lives of waiting parents on earth!). Second, when … [more]

University Sex Culture Today

The report in the September 7, 2012, Chronicle of Higher Education (entitled “Sex and College at Yale”) should serve to motive responsible Christian parents to prepare their children for a culture hostile to Christian sexual morality:  In the winter of 2010, during a popular tradition at Yale University known as Sex Week, a representative of a sex-toy company called Babeland gave a talk to an eager audience of more than a thousand Yale undergraduates. Before long, the students, who had … [more]

On the Meaning of Perverse TV Sex

Pornography continues to intrude more and more into the standard fare on TV, and from there into the hearts and minds of many, including many children and teenagers. A recent essay lays out clearly the way the fundamental worldviews are at play in the depictions of sex on TV. “Girls” is a new television series on HBO (that we have never seen). An early episode created a cascade of criticism for a particular sex scene, with those criticisms in turn … [more]