This past week, I shared the following links on social media and I think they’re worth sharing here too:
We will answer for what we watch
Last week I included a link to David Robertson’s commentary on the Netflix show Squid Game. This post by Kevin DeYoung seems to me to be closer to the mark. Neither DeYoung nor Robertston mention this, but there’s also the problem of Netflix and the sexual exploitation of children. Anyone remember Cuties?
5 Tips When You Discover Your Kid Is Viewing Porn
This is helpful as far as it goes. For Christians, we also need to bring grace, forgiveness, and the gospel to the table.
Censorship isn’t Christians’ biggest social media problem
So what really is the biggest problem? Read Chris Martins’ article and find out. Also, make sure to click that link to the MIT Technology Review article and check out the list of the top 20 Christian Facebook pages (of which 95% are run by troll farms in Eastern Europe). Do you follow any of those pages?
Tomorrow is Reformation Day and many churches will be singing Luther’s A Mighty Fortress is Our God. My cousin Reuben explains what it means that God is “Lord Sabaoth.”
What is Domestic Abuse in Marriage?
This past week the Free Reformed Churches of Australia had their biannual Ministers Conference in WA. We had a number of great talks, including one by Kristen Alkema and Amanda Poppe on Oppression and Abuse in Marriage. This video neatly summarizes some of what they said.