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Glenn Stanton

Director, Family Formation Studies

Glenn Stanton

Glenn T. Stanton is the director of Global Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family and a research fellow at the Institute of Marriage and Family in Ottawa, Ontario. He debates and lectures extensively on the issues of gender, sexuality, marriage and parenting at universities and churches around the world. Stanton served the George W. Bush administration for many years as a consultant on increasing fatherhood involvement in the Head Start program.

He is the co-writer of “Irreplaceable,” a film seen in theaters by more than 130,000 people across the United States and Canada and released worldwide, and he is the co-author and co–creator of “The Family Project,” a 12-session small group DVD curriculum produced by Focus on the Family.

Stanton is also the author of a number of books on various aspects of marriage and families. His recent books are “Loving My (LGBT) Neighbor: Being Friends in Grace and Truth,” an exploration of how Christians should interact with their gay or lesbian neighbors, and “The Family Project,” a theological, anthropological and sociological look at the essential human institution of the family.

He is also the author of “The Rings Makes All the Difference”; “Secure Daughters, Confident Sons: How Parents Guide Their Children into Authentic Masculinity and Femininity”; “Why Marriage Matters: Reasons to Believe in Marriage in Postmodern Society”; “My Crazy, Imperfect Christian Family”; and “Marriage on Trial: The Case Against Same-Sex Marriage and Parenting,” which was featured on C-SPAN BookTV. He is a contributing author to nine others, as well. 

Stanton is a graduate of the University of West Florida with graduate degrees in philosophy and history. He resides in Colorado Springs with his wife and five children.


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