Curious about privacy on social networking sites? Will society be more forgiving of the “digital footprints” young people leave online? Does “privacy” mean anything when someone has a friend list numbering in the 100s? Robert Siegel of NPR interviews Mary Madden, a senior researcher with the Pew Internet and American Life Project, about these and other online privacy issues facing teens today.
My father-in-law died last November, and his pension was supposed to continue to his wife, my mother-in-law. No checks came until January. She deposited that check, and it quickly was sent back to the bank marked in big red letters “CANCELLED” – and her account was debited that amount, and of course was thereby overdrawn, with a bunch of charges. It took a couple of weeks and several phone calls to find out (by this time it was mid-March) that they had her as being dead, too!! The Customer Service Representative who was on the line had researched it, and … Continue reading →
If you are wanting a good sermon on battling lust, go DesiringGod.org and listen to “Battling the Unbelief of Lust” by John Piper. You can also find a transcript of the message on the same web site. (Copyright 1988, John Piper. Used by permission)
A casual exploration of the Internet will show how pornography is affecting marriages across the country. It seems that many people coming from a variety of faith backgrounds are talking about how pornography is hurting relationships in their ranks, everyone from Catholics to Protestants to Jews to Muslims. Even those approaching this issue from a secular perspective acknowledge the negative effects of pornography on male sexuality, and thus on male-female relationships. Covenant Eyes has a new resource to help wives who have just discovered their husbands’ “secret sin.” Read on to find out more …