Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Church
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.
Opinion | Discipleship
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.
Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Church
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.
Opinion | Family
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.
Opinion | Discipleship
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.
Opinion | Church
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.
Opinion | Family
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.
Reporting | Family
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.
Opinion | Family
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.
Reporting | Family
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.
Opinion | Discipleship
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.
Reporting | Discipleship
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.
Reporting | Family
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
Reporting | Church
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas's influx of new neighbors.
Opinion | Family
Moms Have Always ‘Worked.’ Just Ask the Puritans.
5 things I've learned from an early American vision of the household.
But even if not, we can't pit two aspects of the imago Dei—work and parenting—against each other. All women work, and all mothers are responsible for their children.
Reporting | Church
‘Queen Esther Inspired Me to Speak Up,’ Says Nassar Victim
A biblical role model prompted Larissa Boyce to stand against her abuser. Her church supports her story.
A biblical role model prompted Larissa Boyce to stand against her abuser. Her church supports her story.
Opinion | Pop Culture
The Red Carpet Is No Longer a Refuge from Real-World Issues
This Academy Awards season, celebrities and fans are looking for more from Hollywood, but even with more robust coverage, they may not always find it.
This Academy Awards season, celebrities and fans are looking for more from Hollywood, but even with more robust coverage, they may not always find it.