Focus on the Family Citizen® magazine

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Liberty Expelled

Benjamin Hawkins

Missouri State University student Andrew Cash fights for his religious liberty as the "new orthodoxy" about human sexuality and gender take root in the counseling profession.

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Legislation and Administration

Karla Dial

Has there ever been an election season like the one we’re facing now? I honestly don’t think so.

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Bringing the Bible Back to School

Candi Cushman

Join thousands of students on Thursday, Oct. 6, from across the country, as they share God's hope and celebrate religious freedom! Learn more at BringYourBible.org.

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What Has the Great Society Wrought?

A pivotal policy created 50 years ago has had a major impact on marriage and family. Time now has the answer as to whether it was good or bad.

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Who to Vote For

Leith Anderson and Galen Carey

Primary season in the 2016 election has been one of the wildest on record. With a few more weeks to go until the respective parties choose their candidates, authors Leith Anderson and Galen Carey of the National Association for Evangelicals have some salient advice to offer from their new book, Faith in the Voting Booth.

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With the Strength and Power of God

Matt Kaufman

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Got Love

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A Kingdom Vision

Crystal Kupper

Dr. Tony Evans a prolific author, speaker, sports chaplain and pastor of the 10,000-member Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas, offers guidance for the country in his latest book, Kingdom Citizen.

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A Growing Bond

Benjamin Hawkins

People of faith are escaping Obamacare’s high premiums and questionable morals by banding together through health care sharing ministries.

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Cultural Giants

Bishop Eric A. Lambert, Jr.

What does it take to overcome the giants in the land in a post-Christian culture? The same thing it’s always taken—a love for God that first transforms our thinking, then our behavior, in counter-cultural ways.

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What To Do When Your State Is Blue

Matt Kaufman

In Left-dominated states, family policy councils are finding ways to make an impact.

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Making a Commitment to Vote

As a U.S. citizen, you are both a decision-maker for our government and a steward of our nation’s values and heritage. Voting is both a right and a responsibility to execute the duties of your office. The U.S. Constitution puts the obligation squarely on our collective shoulders: “We the People” choose our leaders and, by extension, the policies that govern our land.

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Changing the Conversation

Crystal Kupper

The head of the nations best-known professional association for abstinence education reveals the organizations new name, look and focus while remaining true to its core values of helping young people make holistic, healthy decisions for their sexual futures.

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When Liberties Collide

Benjamin Hawkins

Amid threats from gay activists, a new Mississippi law sets a strong precedent for the proactive defense of religious freedom.

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Franklin Graham speaking at a Decision America Tour rally.

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In the Valley of Decision

Crystal Kupper

Evangelist Franklin Graham is headed to every state capital in 2016 to encourage Christians to vote, pray for the United States and live out their faith in every facet of life - including politics.

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Equipping U: The Brain-Altering Power of Digital Pornography

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

There was a time when the extent of a young person's experience with pornography was limited to a few stolen glances at magazines like Playboy or Hustler. But the stakes have been raised exponentially over the last several years through computers, smart-phones and tablets.

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A compilation showing images of the U.S. Supreme Court building and an preborn baby.

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Life At Court

Tim Goeglein

There are high stakes at the nation's highest court this year.

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Scott Gamon

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‘Jesus Loves Thugs’

Matt Kaufman

Today, Scott Gammon is the guy who drives to the bus station in Jacksonville to pick up ex- convicts for Prisoners of Christ.

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A man walking down the street, carrying a bag.

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Setting the Captives Free

Matt Kaufman

Two Florida ministries have fought to overcome the streets–and an atheist group's lawsuit–to give ex-convicts a chance at a new life.

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Scott McMahon with two children.

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The Tragic Case of Scott McMahon

Karla Dial

For the last five years, McMahon has been held in Muntinlupa City Jail in Manila. He hasn't been convicted of any crimes; in fact, he hasn't even been tried yet.

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Eric Volz

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Slaying the Giants

Karla Dial

Americans around the world are more at risk than ever of being wrongfully imprisoned by foreign governments. When that happens, their best bet for regaining freedom is Eric Volz's group, the David House Agency.

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A pair of hands holding the bars of a jail cell.

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The Year of the Lord’s Favor

Karla Dial

There's something very significant about bringing freedom to oppressed people, in the various forms that particular aspect of social justice takes.

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An overhead view of students talking with each other.

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Equipping U: Teaching Students to Speak Truth in Love

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its sweeping redefinition of marriage last year, many on the Left behaved as if the issue was permanently settled. Rather than settling anything, the Court's decision increased sexual activism all the more—and these topics are hitting close to home for thousands of families with kids in schools.

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