Many parents feel overwhelmed and uninformed, unsure of how to really reach their teenagers, much less help them manage the world of love, sex, and relationships.
As you are aware, there really is a major difference between the world’s philosophy about dating and the Christian approach.
The apostle Paul summed up the Christian attitude when he said: Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
Dear Kim, Thank you for your excellent question and for your patience in waiting for my response!
It is a relevant question, in a society that pushes dating at such a young age.
From a parent's perspective, the world of teenage love and romance has evolved from being complicated to seemingly impossible to manage and monitor with all these new social connections.
With so much change in such a short period of time, a huge gap has developed between how relationships were handled in the past to how they are approached today.So much of what we gather and incorporate into our lives about relationships are the things modeled to us during our childhood and teenage years.Teenagers who witness healthy relationships tend to seek out healthy relationships in their own lives.Christian theology affirms the secular status of marriage, but additionally views it from a moral and religious perspective that transcends all social interests.While marriage is honored and affirmed among Christians and throughout the Bible, there is no suggestion that it is necessary for everyone.Looking for ANSWERS about abortion, fetal development, sex and more? ”, “Is abortion justifiable in case of rape or incest? How can ministries find the best candidates to fill positions?