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Filming for the Global Parenting & New Media Summit

Today we filmed two talks for the Global Parenting and New Media Summit. One is about Talking to Your Kids About Pornography and the other one is on Talking to Your Kids About Sex.

We're excited about the Global Parenting & New Media Summit!

This awesome event brings all 12 experts in the same room to provide solutions for our digital age, and Brent is one of them!

Learn all about Cyber Bullying, Sexting, Internet Pornography and all the stuff parents today need to know about. 

Also essential for pastors, counsellors, youth workers and anyone who works with kids, teens and families.  

Check it out here: www.FLOWsummits.com

To enjoy a $50 discount off this online event, register at www.FLOWsummits.com/registration and use the discount code ‘freedombeginshere’.

 

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"Start the Conversation" Discussion Questions

Jacob’s Story: Purity

  • Since God created sex and it is good (within marriage) why do we struggle to talk about it?


  • Why would it be a struggle having sex at an early age?


  • How do choices now affect future relationships?


  • What is purity? What are you told that it is at church? At school?


  • Do you want your parents to sit down and to be honest with you?


  • Why do we have so many misconceptions about sex and why do we avoid discussing it in church? How do we protect ourselves in this sexually saturated society?



Joy’s Story: Self-Image

  • What types of messages does culture send to us?


  • What does it mean to guard you heart?


  • How can relationships be difficult? Are Christians that are relationship more complex?


  • Is physical image the most important feature when you choose a boyfriend or girlfriend, or is it something else to you? What is it?


  • Why do you think God asks for sexual patience?


  • Besides just saying NO, are we being taught in church how to navigate through culture when God says one thing and culture says another?


Jamie’s Story: Talk About It

  • How are we supposed to help people who have struggles?


  • What did you do the first time you saw porn? Does that image remain with you?


  • Did you ever feel you were the odd man out in a conversation around sex? How did it make you feel?


  • Who have you had conversations around sex? Do you have an parent or adult to talk about sexual issues or questions?


  • If so many good people are involved in porn, sex, etc. why is it a touchy subject?


  • Who do you know that you can help that no on else is helping?


Kevin’s Story: Confronting The Issues

  • Do you prefer to confront big issues or to ignore them? Why?


  • Do you think porn and sex is rampant in our culture?


  • Do you believe 12 to 17 year olds are the largest users of Internet porn?


  • How is God view of sex different from our cultures view? What do you think?


  • How can we personally support purity and not come off as judgmental?


JD’s Story: Integrity

  • Discovery of porn on the internet…. how has it affected you?


  • How does porn affect relationships? Have you known someone affect by it?


  • So when we view porn or have sex does it affect other people?


  • What characteristic of Christ do you think that people see in you? What characteristics would you like them to see?


  • What is grace? Are there limits to grace?


Sarah’s Story: Vulnerable Situations

  • What did parents teach you? Baseball, swimming, instrument etc…


  • Have you been in situations that were uncomfortable with the opposite sex? How do we avoid these situations?


  • In you have a sex question, who do you go to?


  • James 5:16 “Confess your sins to one another that you may be healed”. Do you do this? Why or why not?


  • What does it mean that God is strong in our weakness? Does God give us more than we can handle?


Jimmy’s Story: Porn

  • Have you ever felt isolated with your struggles?


  • Have you every felt you were not in control of your sin?


  • Confession is good? Yes or No?


  • Has someone walked you through a difficult time? Have you ever been that “one” to anyone?


  • Why is it often harder to do right than to do wrong?


Wes’s Story: Sex

  • Does everyone struggle so why does everyone act perfect?


  • How is pornography addiction different from drugs and drinking? How is it the same?


  • Is purity good or bad … realistic or not?


  • Should we always avoid “awkward”? When should we not?


  • Is it awkward to talk about seex after we get started talking about it?

 

Making a Sex and Graffiti Banner

We decided to go out on a limb and do something that will grab people's attention and maybe even get us kicked out of the upcoming International Christian Retail Show (although we hope not!).

Kyle, our intern, and Natalie, our designer came up with the idea to spray graffiti all over one of our existing trade show banners. They spent an untold number of hours and it turned out great! Check out the photos of us cutting out tons of stencils that helped make the final product.

Huge props to Kyle and Natalie!!
 
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New DVD Available!



"Start the Conversation"

• Features 8 Christian Musicians
• Stories of struggle, grace, and redemption
• Perfect for youth groups
• Bonus videos

Rush of Fools, Joy Lippard, Jimmy Needham and Sarah Reeves! Artists from the Wonder of the World Tour share stories of sex, image, pornography, purity, family, marriage and growing up.

Fast-paced, real and motivational, this is one DVD you will not want to miss out on!

 

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