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Making Parenting Fun (Part 2 of 2)

Pastor Doug Fields shares humorous stories about his own parenting journey, and offers nuts-and-bolts ideas on how to raise children who display confidence, good moral character and convictions, compassion, and competence. (Part 2 of 2) Receive Doug and Cathy Fields’ book “Intentional Parenting” and a free audio download of this two-part presentation for your donation...

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‘For I Was Hungry’: The Verse Brazil’s Evangelicals Can Never Forget

Will we be remembered for our political aspirations or for feeding the famished? You’re reading the English translation of the winner of Christianity Today’s second annual essay contest for Christians who write in Portuguese. Learn more about the competition and CT’s multilingual work and check out the winning essays written originally in Chinese, French, Indonesian,...

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Job’s Wife Urged Him to ‘Curse God and Die.’ Caregivers Get It.

It’s not necessary to condone her exhortations to curse God. But we should seek to understand them. You’re reading the English translation of the winner of Christianity Today’s second annual essay contest for Christians who write in French. Learn more about the competition and CT’s multilingual work and check out the winning essays written originally...

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We Shudder at Abraham Sacrificing Isaac. But We Have Our Own Altars.

We may flinch at seeing the revered patriarch nearly end his own son’s life. But what do we miss when viewing this story through contemporary eyes? You’re reading the English translation of the winner of Christianity Today’s second annual essay contest for Christians who write in Spanish. Learn more about the competition and CT’s multilingual...

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Hagar’s Unhappiness Helps Me Parent Fragile Kids

How an enslaved Old Testament woman’s trials gave me insight into raising the “strawberry generation.” You’re reading the English translation of the winner of Christianity Today’s second annual essay contest for Christians who write in Indonesian. Learn more about the competition and CT’s multilingual work, and check out the winning essays written originally in Portuguese,...

January 30, 2023January 30, 2023by
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Making Parenting Fun (Part 1 of 2)

Pastor Doug Fields shares humorous stories about his own parenting journey, and offers nuts-and-bolts ideas on how to raise children who display confidence, good moral character and convictions, compassion, and competence. (Part 1 of 2) Receive Doug and Cathy Fields’ book “Intentional Parenting” and a free audio download of this two-part presentation for your donation...

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Changing the Conversation on Climate Change

Q&A with evangelical organizer Tori Goebel on the difference 10 years makes and how a rising generation of Christians is looking for “avenues for action.” More than one-third of American evangelicals believe that climate change is a pressing problem, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. One of the groups mobilizing believers on this...

January 29, 2023January 29, 2023by
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Investing in Your Child for the Teen Years

A panel of parents join with Jim Daly and John Fuller to discuss preparing their children for the teen years and adulthood, providing a biblical perspective on sexuality, peer relationships and technology. Receive the “Launch Into the Teen Years Kit” for your minimum donation of $60: .https://donate.focusonthefamily.com/don-daily-broadcast-product-2023-01-27?refcd=1603206 Get more episode resources: http://www.focusonthefamily.com/episodes/broadcast/investing-in-your-child-for-the-teen-years/#featured-resource-cta If you’ve listened...

January 27, 2023January 27, 2023by
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Read the Winners of Christianity Today’s Second International Essay Contest

Wisdom, perspective, and theological understanding from Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, and Indonesian writers. Hagar’s unhappiness helps one Indonesian father become a better parent. A Mexican mother reflects on the parallels between Abraham nearly sacrificing Isaac and the false idols that tempt families to sacrifice their children today. A Chinese writer ponders the ramifications of Joseph’s...

January 27, 2023January 27, 2023by
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Joseph Forgave His Estranged Brothers. So Can You?

His response to his treacherous siblings invites us to reevaluate similar relationships in our lives. You’re reading the English translation of the winner of Christianity Today’s second annual essay contest for Christians who write in Chinese. Learn more about the competition and CT’s multilingual work and check out the winning essays written originally in Portuguese,...

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