Ellen DeGeneres
Whether or not we realize it, we all have been influenced by the entertainment industry more than we might think. When I was a young boy, about the most risqué thing I remember watching on television was Miss Kitty on Gunsmoke. Just a decade later, far more explicit and suggestive scenes were commonplace. Now even watching the advertisements on television or viewing the trailers for movies is enough to make you blush. Like a frog in boiling water, our culture has been so desensitized to immorality and debauchery that we have lost even the semblance of a moral compass. The Bible says, “But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves … blasphemers … unholy … without self-control … despisers of good … lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God. … And from such people turn away! For of this sort are those who creep into households and make captives. … For their folly will be manifest to all” (2 Tim. 3:1-9, emphasis mine). More