Make Change -Truth

Romans 1:16-25

“post-truth” – relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.

The problem with facebook: everyone is an expert.

So truth becomes transitory. Love (or anything else) is whatever I decide it is today.

The “victimless” lie: the things I do in my private life don’t hurt anyone else.

Three Truths

1. The world is already teaching your kids about sex
Parents must be proactive or they will become the aftervoice

2. The porn industry is after your kids
Parents must continue to discuss sex or lose the privilege
of being the source of information and advice

3. Parents still have the greatest influence 
The younger we start the conversation the more likely it is to continue

The truth about Marriage

What matters is commitment, but we spend all our time on the symbols and ignore this most important aspect of marriage!

What constitutes marriage in the eyes of God.

Matthew 19:4-6

So what do we do?

Finally, and perhaps most important, personal integrity requires the power of No. The ability to say No is an essential element of one’s moral compass. Without it, we are merely agreeable pleasers, the Pillsbury doughboys of morals and values.

– Judith Sills, PhD

Homo sapiens occupies a peculiar position in the animal kingdom. This peculiarity manifests itself in man’s relationship both to his own body and to the world. Unlike the other higher mammals, who are born with an essentially completed organism, man is curiously “unfinished” at birth. …human beings are capable of doing and thinking genuinely new things. This is the capacity of saying no…

Peter Berger

In the next 163 hours of this week we must live what we say in these first 5 hours!

1. Resolve where truth is found

2. Don’t go along with “whatever”

3. Act based on truth