How Christian Television is Fueling Moral Conversations
Christian television is playing an important role in fueling moral conversations in America, according to a recent report. The study found that people who regularly watch Christian television are more likely to be engaged in moral conversations than those who do not watch Christian programming.
What Is Christian Television and Why Is It Important?
Christian television is important for a number of reasons. First, it can serve as an opportunity for Christians to fellowship and learn from one another. Second, it can help people better understand the Bible. Third, Christian television can provide education and information about Christianity that people may not find elsewhere. Fourth, Christian television can be a tool used to evangelize others.
Fifth, Christian television can provide a platform for sharing the gospel with those who may not be interested in hearing it from other sources. Sixth, Christian television can be a way to encourage people to live morally upright lives. Seventh, Christian television can provide a venue for evangelism and prayer ministry. Eighth, Christian television has the potential to bring believers together and build relationships that will last long after they have left the station.
Moral Messages in Christian TV
The majority of Christian television programs offer moral messages to their viewers. Shows aimed at children, such as “Word of Faith Kids”, often have bible verses displayed prominently in the background or on-screen. In some cases, these messages are subtle, such as when a character is shown making a careless mistake and then learning the importance of humility. Other times, these lessons are more overt, such as when characters are depicted as good people who make mistakes but ultimately learn from them.
While many Christian TV programs aim to teach children about right and wrong, others specifically address moral dilemmas that adults may face. For example, one show tackles the issue of abortion by portraying both sides of the argument. Another program addresses dating and relationships in an honest and straightforward way. These types of shows provide valuable insight into modern life that many Christians may not otherwise experience.
How the Main Messages on Christian Television Promote Moral Conversations
Christian television networks are very influential in promoting moral conversations in the United States. These networks air programming that encourages viewers to think about and discuss ethical issues. The main messages on these networks promote ethical reasoning, which is the process of formulating an opinion or decision based on principles and values. This type of thinking is essential for making sound decisions, and Christian television networks help to foster it by providing a variety of programming that challenges viewers to think ethically.
Christopher McDaniel earned his BFA, in 1983, from Virginia Commonwealth University. Since 1992 Chris has been producing “Time in the Word”, a flagship television program of ReJOYce IN JESUS Ministry. He consults with ministries nationwide on building & training their own TV/video production teams. He currently is working to help Hosanna Broadcasting Network.