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WRONG GOD After church one Sunday, I noticed my five-year-old son writing something in his take-home Sunday School paper. “Dad,” he said how do you spell, “God?” I was so pleased that he was obviously still thinking about his Sunday School lesson. He wrote, “God” & then asked, “Dad, how do you spell ‘Zilla?”

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THE TWENTY-THIRD CHANNEL The TV is my shepherd; my spiritual growth shall want. It maketh me to sit down and do nothing for His name’s sake because it requireth all my leisure time. It keepeth me from doing my duty as a Christian because it presenteth so many good shows I must see. It restoreth …

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HOLLYWOOD VALUES In his recent book, Hollywood vs America, Michael Medved points out that most current television shows and movies systematically undermine institutions and values such as patriotism, religious faith and the faithfulness in marriage. “Tens of millions of Americans now see the entertainment industry as an all-powerful enemy, an alien force that assaults our …

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PARENTS AND TELEVISION Children see television much the same way they see a refrigerator or a stove — it’s something that parents provide. In a young child’s mind, parents probably condone what’s on the television, just as they choose what’s in the refrigerator or on the stove. That’s why we who make television for children …

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OPPORTUNITY FOR FAMILY NEWS In an episode of the comic strip Dennis the Menace, Dennis comes into the house yelling “Hey, Dad… It’s raining!” His father is sitting in the living room reading the newspaper and watching the news on television. Without looking up, he says, “So I noticed.” Dennis continues: “Guess what, Dad? Margaret’s …

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BIBLE THE BASIS OF HOPE Two angels were flying around the neighborhood the other day. If you listened real carefully, you could hear them talking… Michael: Gabriel, How’s it going? Gabriel: Oh, Michael, it’s been better. Michael: What’s wrong Gabe? Gabriel: Well, Mike, you see that white house down there–the one that’s got the new …

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