We’re told that the average teen in America sees between 4,000 to 10,000 marketing messages a day. So many of those messages picture idealized human beings. . . defined primarily by appearance. These standards imprint themselves into the minds and hearts of our kids. As they grow and ponder what they see in the mirror, it’s these images that are the benchmark for value, worth, acceptance, and even worthiness of love. How sad is this?
Our identity is not to be found in anyone or anything other than who we are as human beings made in the image of God. Ultimately, our identity is to be found in who we are in Jesus Christ.
Use the insights found in this infographic to not only inform yourselves on what’s happening with the kids you know and love, but to spark conversations that will lead to their human flourishing. . .