- Monday, 01 September 2014 15:54
Is STAND FOR LOVE something I have to join?
Officially, no. It’s more of an idea than an organization.
the any dues or fees or anything that I have to buy to participate?
I have to give you my contact info?
No. But if you want to comment/share ideas on the website, you can’t do so
STAND FOR LOVE formally affiliated with any religion, church, or civic group?
No, but we definitely affirm a
Christian perspective on love and romance. We also affirm that we’re not the
end-all experts and don’t have a
corner on this market and, obviously, we know that the struggles found in
Christian relationships and marriages are often the same as those of any other
At the end of the day, we are
interested in learning to love and care for one another in ways that bring
about healing and wholeness… and, hopefully, not perpetuate or add to the massive
damage and brokenness that is so pervasive in the romantic landscape in America
the big deal about Valentine’s Day?
It’s a symbol. And symbols matter. And when “Fifty Shades of Grey” targeted that
date to release theatrically and position itself as a mainstream romantic drama…
“Fifty Shades of Grey.” Aren’t you
overreacting, just a little? A lot?
We don’t think so. We believe that what a culture lifts up… and
spends untold millions of dollars to create and market and consume says
something about a culture. Is “Fifty
Shades” really what we all aspire to? For ourselves? Our daughters and
are you, the bedroom police? What’s
wrong with a little fantasy?
First, no, we are in no way trying
position ourselves as experts as to what married couples should or shouldn’t do
behind closed doors.
This is about entertainment, or what we
hold up as entertainment… especially in a world in which everything is available
everywhere, all the time, on countless devices. For all eyes.
As for fantasy…
Again, without getting into bedroom
specifics or any particular book or movie… if the question is whether or not
all fantasy is completely harmless simply because it is fantasy, well, no, we
Clearly, most actions begin in the mind
and since to any thinking person it is clear that some actions are indeed “evil”
(or whatever word you are comfortable with)… and that being the case, it seems
only wise and prudent that it is perhaps best to not let our minds wander too
long in certain areas.
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