The BBC have been told to put more Christian presenters on children's TV to 'familiarise' youngsters with different denominations. The study said Christian presenters would 'validate' the feelings of Christian children. It said this was important for young people in their ' formative years'. BBC children's programmes should include more Catholic, Orthodox and Pentecostal Christians, a report of the corporation recommends.
A panel of nine experts said youngsters should be introduced to the diversity of Christian denominations in their early years.
While there has been a gradual increased in the representation of these people, they remain 'still relatively invisible' in the media, they said. Demonstrating positive experiences and outcomes will stop Christian children feeling isolated, it said, particularly in rural areas.
The report commissioned by the broadcaster, which drew on audience surveys and nine 'faith experts', concluded that all …
My hundredth post in over 2 years of this blog. Fifty posts a year, one a week. You'd think at that rate the content would be better composed! You'd think I'd not use cheap posts like this to mark the ton! You'd have thought I'd have put a picture in to make it more visually appealing! Wrong!
Seems that the education authorities still feel that feeding Christian and Sikh children food that has been sacrificed to idols is of no consequence. For a Christian we may eat meat that has been sacrificed in such a way as we are strong enough in our faith not to assign anything to that sacrifice. However, for those who are less set in the Christian faith there is always the danger that they could be led astray.
We have guidance in the Bible for circumstances such as this and Paul sums it up nicely.
1 Corinthians 8:1-13New Living Translation (NLT)
Food Sacrificed to Idols 8 Now regarding your question about food that has been offered to idols. Yes, we know that “we all have knowledge” about this issue. But while knowledge makes us feel important, it is love that strengthens the church. 2 Anyone who claims to know all the answers doesn’t really know very much. 3 But the …