Global Christian Perspectives – 08.21.15

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Teens Gone Wild

Being a teenage seems to be an increasing search for excitement. Often with tragic results.  While teenagers have always pushed the boundaries what does that mean in a society that has few boundaries?  Is this the same as in the past or do Teens have special challenges today? I will also be mentioning Kevin Brown’s book Rite of Passage.

http://ktla.com/2015/08/18/3rd-teen-dies-of-suspected-drug-overdose-at-california-music-festival/

Technology and Democracy

How Google could Rig the 2016 Election.

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/08/how-google-could-rig-the-2016-election-121548.html#.VdcMNDZRH4Y

Does Islam have a problem?

Two more in a long line of disturbing stories.

You might want to read Deuteronomy 21:18–21

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/14/world/middleeast/isis-enshrines-a-theology-of-rape.html

http://www.straitstimes.com/world/middle-east/man-leaves-20-year-old-daughter-to-drown-at-dubai-beach-rather-than-allow-rescuers

 

In-Depth Segment: 30 mins

Multiculturalism. 

A common theme of multiculturalism is that all cultures are valuable and not is better than the others. Is this true.  Can we as Christians embrace this?   – BTW I would say of course not because of stories like those above.

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