Teachable Moments

What to Do When the Culture Intrudes

In a world that seems increasingly bent on destroying childhood innocence and undermining faith, trying to protect children is part of the job description for modern Christian parents. Dangers lurk in schools and on TV, on computers and in the culture of greed and selfishness all around us. But even with the use of every protection imaginable—internet filters, V-chips, homeschooling—it is simply not possible to put an impenetrable wall between children and what's out there.

Author Marybeth Hicks believes that parents must not only acknowledge that fact, but use it to their advantage. In her new book, Teachable Moments: Using Everyday Encounters with...


is the author of the newly-released book, Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids, published by Our Sunday Visitor.  She has been covering family issues for twenty-five years, as a producer for CBS News, a contributor to National Catholic Register, and a Senior Editor for Salvo magazine.  She has written for FoxNews.com, First Things, WORLD magazine, and Touchstone.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #32, Spring 2015 Copyright © 2024 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo32/teachable-moments