“As a parent, the reality of 2012 is that kids today grow up faster than ever before. Do I as a parent like it? Absolutely not – but as a marketer I understand it,” he explained. “From murder and sex to drug use and cursing nothing is too over the top or shocking when it comes to television these days, and just as NYPD many years ago shocked viewers with a bare bottom, pop culture is always about pushing limits – so this is something which can be understood.”
In what ways are our kids growing up faster and in what ways are they growing up slower? And how should parents and the church respond? Discuss.