Has our laser focus on starting new churches actually produced the kind of results envisioned when we restructured our North American Mission Board to become primarily a church-planting network? Starting new churches was never the goal, but was simply the means to the end of making more disciples.
There are two ways to pray for children. The first is to pray them through things like tattoos, skydiving and prom night, and there is nothing wrong with that. But there is also a higher way to pray for them, and that is to pray for their lives to be aligned with His holy Word.
It is a practical impossibility for American society to remove all offensive imagery. The freedom of some constituency groups to express themselves runs up against the freedom of other constituency groups never to look at such expressions. The various images and groups are completely interchangeable.