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Living for Christ in a Violent Culture

Living for Christ in a Violent Culture

On Wednesday, January 24, my wife and I sat down to have breakfast and to watch the news. During the commercials before the broadcast, an ad for a popular movie sequel came on the screen. Noting that it’s a movie we’ve never allowed our son to watch, Kelly asked me, “Do you think we shelter Owen too much?” I shook my head and said, “There is actually a lot of violence in those movies. We could explain to him that it’s not real. But, I’m not sure he’d understand.”

A few seconds after I said those words...