Exploring the depth, joy, and richness of our siblings will take work. It will take discipline, mutual support, and mutual love. It won’t be easier. But it will be better. Continue reading
Straight white men have it easier than other people. I don’t like it but it’s true. It’s hard for me to admit that my position and achievements in life may be facilitated by something other than my own merit. But that’s true too. Continue reading
How do we tackle extreme understanding of sexuality and romance? Does the Bible hold an either/or understanding of how we approach our sexual selves? Between extreme sexual licence, and puritanical chastity, is there any place for a healthy and biblically informed view of romance? Continue reading
My last post dealt with the issue of pop culture’s current fascination with all things porn-like. I ended the post with a series of questions, pondering what it would be like for the church to engage in this issue. Here is my answer.
Let’s just put it right out there; Popular Culture is pretty pornographic isn’t it? Not only are there images and explanations of explicit sexuality everywhere, it seems to be getting worse. Continue reading
Posted in Pop Culture Piety Tagged communication, culture, desire, faith, feature, identity, loneliness, love, lust, pop culture, porn, Sex, sexuality
I have intentionally withheld posting this for the past couple of days, wanting to see if anyone would mention Gaga’s performance. Why is Miley Cyrus shamed for her scantily clad performance, while Lady Gaga is hailed as an artist for hers? What are the complex issues involved in this? Continue reading
The culture’s sexualization of young women begins with the culture promoting the supremacy of the princess to young girls. Toddlers and Tiara’s is a prime example of this. Continue reading