Two weeks ago, our pastor shared a message entitled “The Church’s Response to a Changing, Challenging Culture.” It was a message to help us remember and learn from how Jesus and His followers responded to their government, religious leaders, the lost and broken, and to His followers.
One of the thoughts that struck me as central to Pastor Bob’s message was, “A Christ-like response requires an appropriate posture, not just correct doctrine.”
I also know that many parents, myself included, are struggling with the question, “How do I talk to my kids about this?” In many ways, it’s the new “The Talk.” With the topic all over the news, social media and dominating all sorts of conversations we’re left with wondering how to control the context in which our children learn about and process through gay marriage and homosexuality. And that means that just as the sex talk should have never been about a single conversation neither should the topic of homosexuality. Likewise, just like the topic of sex this is a topic that we should proactively discuss.
Starting the conversation