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January 5, 2016  

Unprecedented Evangelical Pro-Life Conference to be Held at 2016 March for Life
Focus on the Family also announces its Option Ultrasound Program has helped save an estimated 358,000 preborn babies

December 7, 2015  

Focus on the Family Inspires People to Live Out Their Faith and Helps Save Numerous Marriages in 2015
Ministry also releases its second film: nearly 300,000 theatergoers see "The Drop Box"

September 23, 2015  

"Bring Your Bible to School Day" Will Unite Students Nationwide in Celebration of Religious Freedom on October 8
Christian band Newsboys to raise awareness of event, issue with new song "Guilty"

June 26, 2015  

Jim Daly Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage

April 28, 2015  

Focus on the Family President Reacts to Oral Arguments in SCOTUS Marriage Case
"In a pluralistic society, it's up to the people to decide how marriage should be defined. After all, it's the people who will be impacted by this decision."

April 21, 2015  

Focus on the Family Amicus Brief Gives Millions of Marriage Supporters a Voice at the Supreme Court
Pro-Family groups present evidence children do best with a married mom and dad, advocate for laws promoting gender diversity in parenting

April 13, 2015  

"Day of Dialogue" Free Speech Event on April 16 to Give Christian Teens a Voice
Student-led outreach promotes religious freedoms in schools

March 11, 2015  

Encore Presentation for "The Drop Box" to Show on March 16
Audiences get second chance to see award-winning documentary after last week's sold-out theaters, weather closures

March 4, 2015  

Social Media Reviews Are In: #TheDropBox is an "Incredible Story of Love" and "Life Changing"
Film debuts in 727 theaters across all 50 states; more than 100,000 tickets sold with two nights remaining for film's limited-engagement run

January 30, 2015  

Focus on the Family's Super Bowl Ad Saved a Life: Five Years Later
Commercial featuring Tim Tebow helped convince a woman to not abort her baby 

January 29, 2015

Praise, Endorsements pour in for "The Drop Box" Documentary
Film highlighting South Korea pastor saving babies from abandonment to be released nationwide on March 3, 4 and 5

January 16, 2015

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly Responds to Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Marriage Cases

January 5, 2015

Focus' Option Ultrasound Program Celebrates 300,000 Babies Saved 
#iSEETWO social media campaign highlights value of both mom and baby during Sanctity of Human Life Month 2015

December 2, 2014

Focus on the Family Debuts Filmmaking Efforts in 2014 
Helping churches respond to mental health issues, introducing a marriage "ER" and empowering students to share their faith at school round out the year's main highlights

November 10, 2014

Focus on the Family Hosts the Heart Gallery for Colorado's Waiting Kids 
Gallery features 100 children in the state awaiting adoption

November 4, 2014

Focus on the Family to Release "The Drop Box" Through Fathom Events in Cinemas Nationwide March 3, 4 and 5, 2015
The award-winning documentary highlights a South Korean pastor's heroic efforts to embrace and protect the most vulnerable members of society

October 1, 2014

Focus on the Family Joins with the North American Mission Board to Offer Pastor Care Line
Partnership provides support for pastors from more than 50,000 Southern Baptist Convention churches

September 18, 2014

Focus on the Family Equips Pastors to Address Mental Illness in the Church
Partnership with LifeWay Research yields helpful insight into intersection of Christian faith and mental illness

July 29, 2014

Pursuit 2014 Event to Connect Young Singles From Around the World
Boundless’ first-ever weekend event to bring 20- and 30-something singles together for “part conference, part meet-up”

June 30, 2014

Focus on the Family President Responds to U.S. Supreme Court's Rulings on Religious Freedom
Religious groups and business owners should not have to violate their faith in order to follow the law

June 3, 2014

Focus on the Family Joins with National Institute of Marriage to Save Marriages in Severe Crisis
84 percent of couples in crisis stay together after going through NIM's intensive marriage counseling

May 20, 2014

Focus on the Family Wins 18 Evangelical Press Association Awards
Ministry publications for young adults and children receive first-place awards 

May 9, 2014

Encore Performance for Focus on the Famiy's "Irreplaceable" Documentary: Thursday, May 15
Nearly 100,000 people fill theaters nationwide for initial event screening  

May 5, 2014

Focus on the Family President Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Legislative Prayer.
“The high court is declaring there’s no need to scrub all religion from the public square.” 

April 22, 2014

Is Focus on the Family's "Irreplaceable" Documentary Too Controversial for Theaters?
Activists ask theaters to cancel showings over the film's bibilcal view of marriage, gender and human sexuality


February 3, 2014

"Irreplaceable" Documentary Focuses on Exploring the Meaning of Family
Fathom Events, Focus on the Family and Pine Creek Entertainment bring one-night though-provoking event to select movie theaters on Tuesday, May 6

January 9, 2014

Focus on the Family Launches the Odyssey Adventure Club
Adventures in Odyssey club gives members access to audio drama's entire library of more than 700 episodes

January 6, 2014

Focus' Option Ultrasound Program Celebrates 10 Years and More Than 230,000 Babies Saved 
Ministry also launches the "Be a Voice for Life" pledge 

December 10, 2013

Focus Outreach to Families Grows With Digital Outreach 
Digital Engagement Center opens new opportunities for helping families thrive

November 13, 2013

Focus on the Family Celebrates Five Years of Helping Find Homes for Children Waiting to Be Adopted 
Wait No More has helped more than 2,600 families start the adoption process

October 24, 2013

Focus Launches Family Help Center | Digital Outreach to Reach Families Through Social Media Engagement
State-of-the-art digital command center is the first of its type in the Rocky Mountain region 

 October 7, 2013

Focus on the Family's "Kingdom Man" Reaches More Than 100,000 Copies Sold
Milestone shows men eager to embrace their God-given purpose

 August 16, 2013

Boundless Challenges Young Adults to "Rock the Body"
"Campaign calls millennials to commit to a local body of believers"

 June 26, 2013

Focus on the Family President Responds to SCOTUS Marriage Rulings
"The critical role of man-woman marriage is not diminished by these rulings today. The essential need for children to have both a married mother and father is not lessened by the opinions."

 June 24, 2013

Focus President Jim Daly Interviews Bono
U2 Rock Star and Activist shares about family, marriage and how his faith impacts his heart for those in extreme poverty

 June 21, 2013

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly Reacts to Exodus' Decision to Shut Down
"We believe there is hope for those who struggle sexually…The hope of a Christian is that our behavior becomes more in line with God and God’s will."

 May 13, 2013

Focus on the Family President Jim Daly Reacts to Gosnell Trial Verdict
"It should be the prayer of all people that the Gosnell trial will ultimately serve as a turning point in the ongoing effort to promote the beauty and protection of all life."

 May 6, 2013

Focus on the Family Co-Sponsors National Foster Care Prayer Vigil with Show Hope and Hope for Orphans
"Scripture is clear about the command to the church to care for orphans"

 April 29, 2013

Adventures in Odyssey, Tyndale, and Good Goers Call Kids to a "Summer of Service"
A Call to Serve (A.C.T.S!) campaign makes serving fun with prizes including an Adventure-Based Mission Trip

 March 18, 2013

Focus on the Family Joins With National Council for Adoption to Help Moms "Consider the Possibilities"
Collaboration part of Focus' efforts which have helped save more than 146,000 babies

 March 4, 2013

Focus on the Family Wins Two 2013 NRB Awards
Ministry recognized for online and social media efforts

 February 11, 2013

Life and Justice 2013 to Unite Advocates of Preborn Life and Biblical Justice
Two-day conference kicks off with a roundtable event moderated by Christianity Today Editor Mark Galli


January 31, 2013

Focus on the Family Welcomes New Vice President of Communications
Paul Batura has more than 20 years of experience in the news media, broadcast journalism, publishing and non-profit administration

 January 2, 2013

"Remembering Roe" Campaign Highlights Focus' Sanctity of Human Life Month Efforts
Year-long efforts will promote the dignity of the pre-born, children, orphan, and victims of human trafficking

 December 13, 2012

Focus on the Family Nominated for Three NRB 2013 Media Awards
Ministry recognized for excellence in TV, online and social media effots

 November 26, 2012

Decisions for Christ Highlight Focus on the Family's 2012 Efforts
Ministry helped save a marriage every six minutes; helped a family navigate a crisis involving their children every 60 seconds

 October 31, 2012

Focus on the Family and NetNanny Join Forces to Protect Families from Online Dangers
Alliance uinites two trusted family-help leaders

 September 20, 2012

Jim Daly Statement on Chick-Fil-A
"I feel bad the Cathy's are having to endure accounts mischaracterizing their values and charitable efforts"

 September 04, 2012

Focus on the Family's Offers Parents New Tools for Back-to-School Season
Site now offers Parents' Bill of Rights with local school districts and outlines how parents can be involved in their child's education

 August 15, 2012

Jim Daly Statement on FRC Shooting
No person or group of any ideological stripe...should have to fear physical violence

 July 30, 2012

Pro-Family and Pro-Life Groups Partner to Get Out the Vote
"Commit 2 Vote 2012" is reaching 5 million unregistered pro-life, pro-family households with 10 million registration forms

 July 23, 2012

Focus' "Today, I Will" Campaign Exhorts Families Towards Small, Intentional Acts
Research shows daily commitments can significantly strengthen marriages and families

 June 29, 2012

A Community Rises: July 4 Wildfire Relief Benefit Concert at World Arena
Ourpouring of support by local organizations to help aid victims of Waldo Canyon Fire

 May 14, 2012

Big Events and Fun Mark Adventures in Odyssey's 25th Anniversary
Festivities will bring AIO fans up close and personal with beloved characters

 April 21, 2012

Jim Daly Mourns Loss of Lion of Faith - Chuck Colson
Focus on the Family President Jim Daly issued the following statement today on the passing of Chuck Colson

 April 16, 2012

Focus on the Family's Adventures in Odyssey Celebrates 25 Years
Radio program continues to impact millions of kids and adults worldwide

 February 21, 2012

Focus on the Family Named NRB Radio Program of the Year
"Ministry's flagship broadcast with daily audience of 1.5 million honored for consistently 'relevant' and 'entertaining' programming"

 February 10, 2012

Focus's Jim Daly Reserving Final Judgement on Obama Contraception Announcement
"Religious liberties are not something any president has the legal rigt to recognize or deny; they are granted to all citizens by the Constitution"

 February 07, 2012

Focus on the Family on Prop 8 Ruling: No Judge Has the Right to Define Marriage

 February 06, 2012

Focus' Option Ultrasound Program Saves Lives in U.S. and Abroad
Seeing images of their preborn babies "helps women make informed decisions"

 February 01, 2012

Focus Leadership Institute Welcomes New Executive Director
Professor and author Dr. Kneeland C. Brown brings a vision of scholarship, faith and action to Institute

 January 24, 2012

Clubhouse Magazine Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Focus on the Family's much-honored children's publication teaches timeless truths through innovative, fun methods

 January 19, 2012

Focus on the Family, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference Join Forces to Help US Hispanics
NHCLC will distribute Focus marriage and worldview resources to the 16 million Hispanic born-again Christians it serves

 January 14, 2012

Focus on the Family Airs National TV Commercial During Tonight's Broncos-Patriots Playoff Game
Group behind the most talked about ad of Super Bowl XLIV shares the meaning of the Bible's John 3:16 with an estimated 40 million football fans

 January 10, 2012

Focus' "Date Night Challenge" to Strengthen Marriages
Event to help husbands and wives take intentional steps toward thriving relationships

 January 4, 2012

Focus to Promote Value of Human Life Year Round
Be a Voice for Life Campaign kicks off with respect for the preborn child

 December 7, 2011

Focus on the Family Exceeds Goals for 2011
Ministry continues to build momentum and strengthen families worldwide

 November 7, 2011, Focus on the Family's Outreach to single Adults, Joins Forces with Online Dating Service

 November 7, 2011

Area Children Join Together for an Event to Support Kids in Foster Care Who Need Permanent Homes
Focus on the Family, in partnership with the State of Colorado, to raise awareness of the hundreds who are awaiting adoption

 October 18, 2011

Focus on the Family Clarifies Operation Ultrasound Numbers
Ministry also appluads prolife bill in Congress that seeks to illuminate life in the womb

 October 04, 2011

Wait No More Conference Encourages Pennsylvania Families to Adopt Waiting Orphans
More than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania's foster care system are waiting for adoptive families

 September 30, 2011

Focus on the Family Ready for Courageous Movie Release
Film partnership to result in opportunities to reach thousands of men on the issue of fatherhood

 September 16, 2011

Focus on the Family Announces Staff Reductions
Ongoing global economic woes force elimination of 49 jobs; ministry thankful for $90 million-plus in donations in FY11, committed to continue helping families

 August 29, 2011

Wait No More Conference Encourages Washington Families to Adopt Waiting Orphans
More than 1,000 children in Washington's foster care system are waiting for adoptive families

 August 15, 2011

New Plugged In Parenting Book Takes the Stress out of Media Discernment
Trusted entertainment advisor Bob Waliszewski helps families work together to make wise entertainment choices

 July 12, 2011

Focus on the Family Teams Up with gmc to Provide Quality Advertising to Constituents
Partnership will connect families with family-friendly ads

 July 10, 2011

Focus on the Family Still Wants To Help Kids Get Shoes Through TOMS
Ministry hopes it can still air broadcast featuring TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie, despite Internet controversy generated by those who disagree with groups' views on marriage

 June 7, 2011

Update on Focus on the Family's Option Ultrasound Program
Nearly 100,000 babies potentially saved

 May 25, 2011

Focus on the Family Teams Up with TVGuardian to Offer Positive Entertainment for Families
New device connects to TV sets, mutes all forms of profanity

 May 23, 2011

Clubhouse Magazine Encourages Children to Spend Summer Break Helping Others
Focus on the Family's latest summer challenge to aid children and orphans in Rwanda

 May 20, 2011

'America's Pastor to Pastors' Retiring from Focus
Rev. H.B. London Jr. say 20 years with group a 'gift from God'

 May 16, 2011

Focus' "Make Every Day Count" Campaign to Help Families Grow Stronger
Facebook page helps parents take intentional steps towards a thriving family

 May 9, 2011

Colorado Springs Independent, Focus on the Family Join Forces to Celebrate and Support Foster Children and Their Families
Event to be held Saturday, June 11 at Colorado College

 May 3, 2011

Wait No More Adoption Conference Heads to Michigan
More than 4,600 children in foster care are waiting for adoptive families

 May 3, 2011

Leading Pro-Life Groups Host Webcast Event
Webcast features dramatic story of former Planned Parenthood Director Abby Johnson; event to benefit pregnancy care organizations

 April 25, 2011

Focus on the Family to Host Family Concert Events
Event will feature performances by Phil Joel and The Lads

 March 30, 2011

Focus on the Family to Sponsor Family Activities During 2011 Sky Sox Season
"Focus on the Family Fun Zone" will feature games for parents, children to enjoy together during each baseball game

 March 14, 2011

Focus on the Family to Sponsor Student-Led Day of Dialouge TM
April 18 event helps students share hope of God's love and truth with classmates in their schools

 March 11, 2011

Focus on the Family and Dole Nutrition Institute to Co-Sponsor Nutrition Contest
Healthy family trivia contest promotes healthy lifestyles Focus campus, good nutrition and the importance of family mealtimes

 March 07, 2011

The Duggar Family to Visit Focus on the Family March 19
The stars of '19 Kids and Counting' will film episode on Focus campus, participate in “Meet the Duggars” event

 February 23, 2011

Focus on the Family Super Bowl Ad Wins Broadcasting Award
5.5 million reconsidered their position on abortion after seeing ad

 February 8, 2011

Wait No More Conference Heads to Georgia
More than 1,500 legal orphans in the Georgia foster care system are waiting for adoptive families

 January 11, 2011

Diverse Pro-Life Coalition to Sponsor Life and Justice Conference
Jan. 22 event to examine sanctity of human life and biblical justice issues including orphan care, human trafficking and genocide

 December 16, 2010

Focus on the Family More Relevant Than Ever
Ministry still impacting families worldwide

 December 14, 2010

Focus on the Family Airs Exclusive Bush Interview Today
Former President discusses his faith, family

 December 10, 2010

Focus President Jim Daly Recognized by Newsweek
Magazine names him one of top new evangelical leaders

 December 6, 2010

Focus on the Family to Air Exclusive President Bush Interview
Former president discusses faith, family Dec. 14-15

 November 16, 2010

Focus on the Family Announces 2010 Christmas Campaign
From shopping with a purpose to raising money for vulnerable children, helping others is at the heart of this seasons efforts

 November 11, 2010

New Focus on Day of Truth: Now "Day of Dialogue"TM
Focus on the Family becomes new event sponsor, Alliance Defense Fund will continue to offer students free legal support

 November 1, 2010

Wait No More Adoption Conference Heads to Dallas
More than 3,500 legal orphans in the Texas foster care system are waiting for adoptive families

 October 8, 2010

Focus on the Family's Radio Theatre Returns Oct. 9 with The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Fans of the C.S. Lewis classic can compete for a free trip to the London premier

 October 4, 2010

Plugged In Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Families Navigate Media in an Ever-Changing Culture
PluggedIn.Com Gets More Than 1 Million Visits Each Month; Launching Mobile Phone App

 September 27, 2010

Focus on the Family Celebrates Pastors with Clergy Appreciation Month

 August 30, 2010

Wait No More Conference Heads to Denver Sept. 18
Previous Colorado events have already helped reduce number of waiting kids in state foster care from more than 800 to 365

 August 02, 2010

Focus on the Family Announces Budget Reductions
Ministry trims 110 staff, pledges to continue 'robustly' serving millions worldwide

 July 22, 2010

Focus on the Family Launches New Facebook Page
Improved functionality, interactivity match even top business sites

 July 12, 2010

Family News in Focus Names Stuart Shepard New Host
Longtime broadcaster, former correspondent replaces Kim Trobee

 April 6, 2010

Focus on the Family Launches 12-City 'Celebrate Family Tour' in Dallas
Event to feature a live taping with Focus President Jim Daly and Gary Smalley

 March 29, 2010

Wait No More Adoption Conference Heads to Ohio
More than 3,000 awaiting adoption in Ohio's foster care system

 February 22, 2010

Focus on the Family’s The Screwtape Letters Nominated for Audies Award
Contest winners will be announced May 25

 February 3, 2010

Abstinence Education Works – and Should be Funded
Young adults eager to embrace a lifestyle that will ensure future success

 January 15, 2010

Focus on the Family to Air Super Bowl AdCommercial will feature Tim Tebow and his mother, Pam

 January 11, 2010

Focus Applauds President Obama's Call for Greater Efforts to Prevent Human Trafficking
Battling pornography key in preventing the trafficking problem

 December 30, 2009

Focus on the Family Looks To Bright Future
Ministry wishes founder James Dobson well in new radio endeavor with son

 December 10, 2009

Florida to Host Next "Wait No More" Adoption Conference
The event will educate people about today's orphan crisis.

 November 2, 2009

Conference to Challenge Mainstream Views on Homosexuality
On Nov. 7, "Love Won Out" speakers will affirm that those with unwanted same-sex attraction have a right to self-determination and change

 October 30, 2009

"Thriving Family" Replaces "Focus on the Family" Magazine
The new magazine emphasizes the core parenting content upon which Focus on the Family was founded

 October 30, 2009

Focus Takes Next Step in Leadership Transition
Dr. James Dobson praised for "remarkable" legacy

 October 12, 2009

Focus on the Family and "VeggieTales" Creator Introduce "JellyTelly"
Families will find engaging daily programming and games that also offer valuable life lessons from a biblical perspective

 October 6, 2009

Conference Challenges Colorado Families to Adopt Waiting Orphans
Colorado's waiting kids deserve forever families

 October 5, 2009

'The Screwtape Letters' Stars Andy Serkis from 'The Lord of the Rings'
Focus on the Family Radio Theatre® introduces first-ever full-cast dramatization of the C.S. Lewis classic

 September 30, 2009

Focus on the Family Launches Blog to Build Community for Newlyweds and Beyond
Young Married Life will offer candid thoughts on the joys and challenges of starting a family with the hope of providing couples a smoother transition

 September 10, 2009

Clergy Appreciation Month Marks Years of Ministry to Pastors
Clergy Appreciation Month serves as a time for church members to find creative, helpful ways to lift up their pastors and show them they are loved, valued and needed

 August 13, 2009

Focus on the Family Teams with State of California to Reduce Number of Waiting
California's waiting kids deserve permanent homes

 August 11, 2009

Love Won Out Transitions to Exodus International
Focus on the Family's conference on homosexuality joins Exodus' expanding church outreach

 July 30, 2009

National Apologetics Conference Challenges Youth to Confront Today's Culture
The world cares what this generation thinks and says and does

 May 20, 2009

St. Louis Event Challenges Churches to Adopt Missouri Kids
Missouri's waiting kids in foster care deserve forever adoptive families

 April 24, 2009

Prayer Vigils for Children in Foster Care to be Held Across America
Prayer is essential to our efforts to help children in the U.S. foster care system

 March 9, 2009

Focus on the Family Responds to Pres. Obama's Order Endangering Human Embryos
Learn more about Focus on the Family, our leaders, our array of ministries and how to visit us in Colorado Springs

 February 27, 2009

Dr. James Dobson Steps Down as Focus on the Family Chairman
Latest development in natural transition alleviates more administrative burden; will continue to appear on daily radio program

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