How Can I Help Protect Individuals and Families?

How Can I Help Protect Individuals and Families?

In the same way that we say everyone is a “spiritual being”, we also have to admit that everyone is a “sexual being”. Sex and sexuality is part of being human, so we should be able to talk about it. However, most people find sexuality a difficult subject to talk openly about. Talk Openly About Sexual Issues We can’t protect anyone from their own sexuality. But, as leaders, we can encourage, educate and support people toward healthy sexuality on an individual and cultural level. We can invite discussion of these sensitive topics in a variety of respectful ways. Recognising that…

Among Blessed Families

Among Blessed Families

In an informal anonymous survey of adults in three small UC congregations, 35% see pornography as a critical church problem.  Two thirds of the men admitted to some issue with viewing pornography, with  one in five admitting it was a “difficult, ongoing issue.“ Porn Impacts People of All Faiths  Among self-identified Christians, 2 out of 3  men confessed to having used porn weekly, while 1 out of 6 women admit viewing it at least monthly. Twenty percent of youth pastors are currently struggling with it, and one in seven senior pastors. In fact, Bible Belt and Mormon states use porn…