My son Lucas was angry. He emailed me this article that had made him furious.
At first I was having trouble recognizing the problem until I looked deeper at what he was saying.
"Mom, this is deceptive, horrible journalism and people in my generation are not going to recognize the problem!"
And he was right. This article's title did not even agree with its content. There was no "gay gene" found, and yet the whole slant of the article implied a genetic discovery.
Parents, we cannot expect our kids to sort through this hotbed issue of homosexuality without our help. Never have I seen one issue shipwreck more people's faith.
What are you doing to assure that your kids are not confused by the indoctrination happening on a daily basis?
Here are 3 big reasons are kids are getting confused, and the tools you need to set the record straight in your home.
1. Born gay is taught as fact.
A genetic origin has never been proven. In fact, it has been disproved when looking at identical twin studies.
2. Homosexual relationships are portrayed as beautiful.
The media is not portraying the whole story, but our kids will not know any better unless we tell them. Our kids deserve to know the whole story. And the story is not pretty! Read Larry Tomczak’s article Why Homosexual Love Stories Don't Have Happy Endings. It lays it out straight. (It is graphic and clear. Let the Lord lead you as to how to share this data.) Also read Bert M. Farias’s The Raw, Naked Truth About Homosexuality.
3. The church is now sending a mixed message.
The attempt at changing the "sexual rules" that have stood for all Christian history is really just the old idea of revisionism. Do your kids understand this concept that has been tried on many different issues since the foundation of the church?
If you need more help talking about the issues that are shaping this generation's worldview, check out our resource Not Open: win the invisible spiritual culture war. We have videos, audios, and discussion guides to help open the conversation in your home.
Related external links:
Can You Be Gay and Christian? Here Comes the Hate
No, Matthew Vines, These 7 Bible Quotes Do Not Support Same-Sex Marriage
People Are Not Born Gay, Affirms Royal College of Psychiatrists
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