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The sitcom spin-off is receiving a lot of heat from evangelicals who were hoping Candace Cameron Bure's Christian values would keep the show family-friendly."Fuller house" is centered around Bure's character, DJ Tanner, who is a recently widowed mother of three boys.
Her sister Stephanie offers to move in and help her raise her sons, and Kimmy, her best friend, also moves in with her teenage daughter Romona.
There it is in our sitcoms and schools, in our commercials and magazines, on our smart phones and in our homes — one theme pounding its way into our psyches: .
Our cultural narrative weaves an overwhelming expectation for teenagers to date frequently and intimately.
Other people’s desires or opinions may be the worst reason to go out with someone. And what’s more different than remaining joyfully single as a teenager? Where’s the outside protection from naïve heartbreak?
Romance is risky and serious business and should never be entered from a place of pressure. Wait to date until you are emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually prepared to pursue romance. Where’s the community that can come alongside the couple and provide spiritual maturity, insight, and objective advice?
I just turned nineteen, and I have never been on a date. Within a few years I think I will be ready, and the idea of dating with intentionality and gospel-fueled motives excites me.
Seriously, no coffee, no dinner, no movie, no one-on-one — ever. That’s why I’m trying to use this time now to cultivate the right kind of heart.