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Christian Parenting in a Hostile World

Frankly, I am glad I am not a child. Oh, don’t get me wrong; I enjoyed my childhood. I carry fond memories of carefree times, waking up with the feeling of freedom and anticipation as I knew play was my only agenda that day. I went to a public school where the Bible was taught and most of the children claimed to be Christians. By my teenage years, I was aware that some students were involved in drugs and sex, but these were the ‘oddballs’, a group apart from the mainstream of students who were basically moral. I enjoyed television, movies and music, but most of the entertainment was fairly innocent by today’s standards. There seemed to be a conspiracy to promote good values wherever I looked, be it at home, school, church, or the media. Children were largely protected from the immoral trends that were building up momentum in the adult world.