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Has Attachment Theory Made Us Anxious Parents?
How gospel truth and global perspective free us from guilt-inducing expectations.
Guilty feelings are common among mothers of my generation. We've come to the parenting task at a time when so-called “attachment theory” is common parlance.
Amy Wright, CNN’s Hero of the Year, Points to God as Her Inspiration
We are called to be a people who love the gift of life and advocate for its preservation.
Down's syndrome. Her experience parenting two children with disabilities, as she tells us, quickly motivated her to enter into advocacy mode. When Amy
Why I Don’t Sit With My Husband at Church
Five reasons to separate from your spouse—and sometimes your kids—on Sunday mornings.
Liuan Huska's recent article on attachment parenting makes the point that the Christian family is not a closed unit but rather part of a larger ecosystem. Community starts now.
Beth Moore: My 5 Keys to Accountability
In this celebrity culture, it’s easy for a servant to lose her way. These few habits keep our eyes on Jesus.
In this celebrity culture, it's easy for a servant to lose her way. These few habits keep our eyes on Jesus.
Evangelism and the Marketplace: Four Stories of Evangelism on the Streets of Chicago
Evangelism professor talks to people while they're waiting for the train
in Christ for the forgiveness of sins. Story 2: Parenting Today. Next, we spoke with Mark, a lapsed churchgoer. His interest peaked when he started talking
Special Needs Kids Don’t Need Special Parents
When my son was diagnosed with autism, I thought God had picked the wrong mom. Then I remembered Moses.
The God of Moses calls us to the “impossible” task of special needs parenting so that we may demonstrate his greater power that is at work within us.
Get Thee a Flawed Wife
A letter of encouragement—and realism—to Christian men considering marriage.
A letter of encouragement—and realism—to Christian men considering marriage.
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they're rooted in Scripture.
6 Ways to Survive the Grief of Childlessness
In a time of loss and lament, here’s how I found spiritual solace.
In a time of loss and lament, here's how I found spiritual solace.
Save Your Soul: Start Gardening
For me, local creation care offers an antidote to cultural chaos.
For me, local creation care offers an antidote to cultural chaos.
Parenting and the Marriage Mess
How to keep your relationship strong through the struggles of child-rearing
Opinion | Family. Parenting and the Marriage Mess. If you've got kids, then you know this to be true: It doesn't take much for parenting challenges to boil over into relationship struggles.
Mother Mary Is a Sanctuary—and So Are We
Annunciation Day invites us to be vessels of Christ in the world.
Annunciation Day invites us to be vessels of Christ in the world.
Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World
It’s addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
Opinion | Sexuality. Parenting in a Porn-Saturated World. It's addictive, has devastating consequences, and nearly all of our kids will be exposed to it. What can we do?
Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
How to Discipline in Love
(Even when your child makes you really, really mad.)
0; tweet; link; email; print. Parenting small children can feel like Groundhog Day: correcting the same behaviors over and over again, often with no discernible improvement.
How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused.
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused. Reporting | Family. How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Society’s moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
Society's moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body Esteem in Men More Than Women
Two psychologists at Hope College respond to Christian young adults who struggle with body satisfaction.
Two psychologists at Hope College respond to Christian young adults who struggle with body satisfaction.
‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
Billy Graham's children are thankful for their father; they just wish he'd been around more.
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died. 'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism. Marshall Shelley. Billy Graham was perhaps the most significant
Why Gen Z’s Call for ‘Safe Spaces’ Is Good News for Churches
New expectations may shift youth group conversations, but Christ still provides the answer.
of today are even less eager to reach traditional measures of adulthood and independence like driving, noted Danny Huerta, Focus on the Family's vice president of parenting and youth
Top Story April 23, 2018
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
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