Focus on the Family Citizen® magazine

Training Days

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Training Days

Matt Kaufman

At the week-long Statesmen Academy, new legislators learn how to put their principles into practice and make an impact in their states.

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Dialed In

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Traffic Stop

Karla Dial

On Jan. 10, the PSI released a lengthy report detailing the myriad ways Backpage’s CEO, Carl Ferrer, and its other two executives had not only knowingly facilitated the sex trafficking of minors, but gone to great lengths to conceal their activities.

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Does Our Culture Make Kids Feel Ashamed of Their Faith?

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

As Christians, we all know how important it is to equip kids with a sense of joy in reading God’s Word and the confidence to freely express their faith in Jesus.

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Campus Culture

Crystal Kupper

The field of higher education has long been a pro-abortion stronghold. But with inspiration from America’s rich history of pro-life feminism, one organization is changing the conversation about abortion and true empowerment with practical help and guidance for student parents on the nation’s campuses.

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Declarative Justice

Mark Mellinger

Christian leaders hope a new document, the Justice Declaration, will help end what many see as a culture of over-incarceration.

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'I see the difference in my daughter'

Matt Kaufman

Families 
of
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 enriches
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lives 
of
 children.

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Day of Restoration

Matt Kaufman

A unique prison ministry brings inmates and their children together behind prison walls for a day—and lays a foundation for tomorrow.

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Father of Twelve Thousand

Crystal Kupper

Charles Mully was once an abandoned child, begging on the streets of Kenya. By his forties, he was a millionaire—yet there are more than 12,000 other reasons his life story is hitting theaters this October.

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Crime and Punishment

Karla Dial

Evil hearts “create confusion and contention” by misleading, lying, withholding information and avoiding responsibility.

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Stay of Execution

Matt Kaufman

A few months ago, Hawaii looked certain to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. But those who opposed medical killing weren’t about to lie down and die.

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The Valley of Death

Daniel L. Weiss

The global death lobby is looking for new victims and has its sights set on America's vulnerable.

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Marked By Love

Karla Dial

For the last several years, Amor Sierra has used her tattoo studio as a base of ministry to reach people the Church typically can’t. And her own testimony allows her to build bridges to the hurting.

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Unity and Uniformity

Karla Dial

We made the Inbox section a standing feature of the magazine five years ago because not only is interaction something consumers demand in this era of social media, but we actually want to build relationship with our subscribers.

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Focusing on the Family for 40 Years

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Do you know of a couple whose marriage is facing a crisis? Are you looking for biblically centered parenting tools to raise your children? Are you prepared to discuss today’s hot topics from a Christian perspective?

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Broken or Real?

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

In his new book, When Parenting Isn't Perfect, Focus on the Family President Jim Daly explores some of the questions all parents encounter in the messiness of family life.

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Strong Families, Strong Citizens

Tim Goeglein

Want to predict how well a child will do in school--and thus, in life? Look at the family.

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The Trump Card

Dave Gallagher

With Donald Trump in the White House, pro-life advocates are optimistic--but completely defunding Planned Parenthood has proven elusive so far.

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A Milestone Year

Karla Dial

There’s something amazing about anniversaries, isn’t there? Moments when we pause to reflect, to honor what God has done in the past and then look forward, with renewed purpose, to what He’s planning for the future.

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Spotting the Signs of Trafficking

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

Too often, sex traffickers are able to keep their victims in the web of exploitation because sex trafficking can be hard to identify.

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Peace On The Inside

Preston Walcker

Freedom is relative. I found that out firsthand the moment it was taken from me on May 13, 2010.

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Close to Home

Matt Kaufman

An expert says human trafficking is happening in the U.S. more than most people know. And it’s not only sex trafficking: It’s also forced labor.

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Series

Changing the Game

For the last three days, a unique mix of software developers, intelligence operatives and former members of the U.S. Special Operations Forces has been working together, trolling hundreds of local online sex ads to find underage girls being trafficked, to identify and locate their pimps, then hand ready-made cases over to law enforcement agencies.

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Meat is for the Mature

Karla Dial

There’s an evil in our midst: Selling children for sex. For years, we've known about this—but generally only thought it takes place in other countries.

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