Plugged in Parenting
By Bob Waliszewski
Crimes shows are mimicked, love scenes are mimicked and bad morals are taken in as acceptable to some who watch the shows, even Christians!
Understanding where your kids are spiritually is the starting place for limiting media, not just setting up a bunch of rules. We are in a battle for our children’s minds and hearts. Encourage our Christian children to honor Christ with their choices in media.
Bob uses scenes from shows on today to emphasize his point of how easily media can ‘slip’ in things that are ungodly.
He then goes to quote scripture verses on how we should choose our friends, view our surroundings and keep from evil. All that can be used in our media experiences today.
I was fortunate to be pretty on target with the thoughts and descriptions that Bob discussed. Only one TV, out in the open, the children listen to Christian music by choice, and the computer is in an open space as well. Does that mean we are immune, not at all. We can just see more clearly the things that are going on, and can continue to monitor and guard against the evil one infiltrating our children’s minds.
Definitely a concept that Christian families need to consider and not just brush it under the rug!