Boys, girls, flattery, and love oh my

563784_594851230530219_2124705527_nThe picture that you see to the left is a picture that I found on Facebook. I really like the message that is presented in the picture and decided to turn these teachings into an article with Biblical references, since all of these thoughts are actually Biblical teachings. We live in the age of pornography unfortunately, when boys and teens grow up viewing girls and women as objects of pleasure rather than equals, human beings who have great capacity and potential. I have written on the dangers of pornography and you can read it here. Most boys have viewed porn at least once by the time they are 11 years old. This marks them for the rest of their lives. That is why we need to reach out to teenage boys and young men, in order to teach them how to respect women as the equals that they are in the eyes of God. Continue reading