Protect your family and yourself against the lies of the media
“Hollywood promotes a lie in the fact that there are no consequences. Consequences are a huge thing that Hollywood is not addressing and that’s what’s killing our younger kids, from STD’s to suicide to all the things going on. if we would have positive entertainment coming out of Hollywood, I know the state of our youth today would be one hundred fold better than where it is today.” – Tina Marie Griffin
It is impossible to turn on the television or the radio without seeing or hearing messages that go against everything we stand for as Christians. We are bombarded with glamorous images of premarital sex, drug abuse and alcoholism, and well as suicide and other self-destructive behavior. As parents, it is a daily battle to fight off the influences of Hollywood, the music industry and social media. How do we intentionally help our children to navigate this culture and cling to Christ to find their identity?
Join us today as we hear from former actress turned speaker and blogger, Tina Marie Griffin. Tina’s background in Hollywood and the entertainment industry has given her a unique view into the real lives of celebrities, the double standards that some of them live by, and the pressures that surround them at all sides. Tina has seen first hand that what we see and hear is not the truth. Consequences are very real and it is imperative that we expose the real truth to our youth so that they can become leaders who can make a difference in our culture.
What you will learn:
- Tina’s background and the conversations that she has had with celebrities.
- How parents sometimes feed the very problems they want to avoid.
- That God will bless you for living differently. If you’re persecuted by the world, you’re doing the right thing.
- How God led Tina into Hollywood to learn about the “inside” story and how she could help parents equip their kids to make wise choices.
- The guilt and pressures that actors/actresses face every day.
- The importance of finding identity in Christ.
- Next steps to protect your family and yourself against the lies of the media.
- How to make your children your priority and model a life that bears fruit.
- The importance of being obedient to God.
“The biggest thing you can do is to be obedient to what God’s calling you to do no matter the cost, to keep investing in your kids because you are training them up to change the world. You only have such a short amount of time to make a huge impact.” – Tina Marie Griffin
The Counter Culture Mom – Tina Marie Griffin’s website and great resources for our audience
Tina Marie Griffin grew up on a farm in WI and went to Hollywood to work as an actress at a young age. For a decade, she worked on numerous TV shows and movies. While working in LA, she wanted to learn as much as she could about the entertainment industry and she got a job as an assistant to a major casting director at Universal Studios to learn the inside scoop of the movie making business.What she learned became the reason Tina has been speaking to teens and parents for the past 11 years. In addition to sharing this message in schools, parent events, conferences and camps, Tina has opened for Third Day, Jeremy Camp, Jeff Deyo, Rotterdam November, The Museum, Chris August & Skillet. She is currently a member of Next Generation Alliance, a network of crusaders started by the Luis Palau ministry. Tina has four active children, Jacob, Levi, Eden & Stella, and knows first-hand the importance of creating a media-safe environment for her family. Being married to a co-visionary, her husband Luke has been the exact knight she needed. The Griffin gang resides in Missouri where they like to camp, cook and homeschool together!