Cultural Discernment

Parent Prompt: Safetyism

CPYU Parent Prompts are a regularly released resource to spark biblically-centered conversations with your kids about the issues they face in today’s youth culture. In his timeless book Orthodoxy, G.K. Chesterton once wisely quipped that the modern world is “full…
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Training up Fools for Christ

Those of us who embraced the Christian faith during our childhood and teenage years have memories of how hard it was to live faithful lives in a midst of a culture that encouraged us to do otherwise. Much of our…
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Sexualized Music and Sexting

Back when I was a teenager, there was a growing movement in the church to steer kids away from popular music that referenced things like drugs, sex, and violence. Many parents and youth workers were criticized for monitoring what their…
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Truth, Lies, and our Kids

In her book, Live Your Truth and Other Lies, Alisa Childers says that there are endless ways that truth can be spun, manipulated, covered up, and even used to promote deception. Often, the lie is christened with religious-sounding language that…
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Parent Prompt: Image of God

CPYU Parent Prompts are a regularly released resource to spark biblically-centered conversations with your kids about the issues they face in today’s youth culture. Should every person be valued and treated with dignity? In a culture that struggles to truly…
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The Dangers of Too Much Screen Time

In his new book, The Wolf In Their Pockets, Chris Martin offers up some insight and advice regarding what happens to us when we spend too much time staring into our smartphone screens. Chris writes, In the same way that…
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