Christian parents often try to filter the media their kids consume, but how do we actually teach our children media discernment? It is one thing to guard their eyes and ears. But how do we also train them to identify the subtle and not-so-subtle messages that come from movies, TV, music, and video games.
Today we’re continuing our conversation from last week with Phillip Telfer, producer and co-director of the award-winning documentary, Captivated: Finding Freedom in a Media Captive Culture. Phillip is also the director of Media Talk 101, a Christian ministry dedicated to helping families learn to take their thoughts captive for Christ in a media saturated society.
0:49 – What kinds of false messages come through modern media?
9:41 – How do parents dialogue with their children around the good and bad messages of media?
14:15 – How do we find the time to co-view media with our children?
19:10 – What are practical tools we can use to analyze the media our kids consume?