Defending Your Values

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Understanding “Transgenderism”

Jeff Johnston

Transgender man

What is "transgenderism" and how should Christians approach this cultural issue? Our Thriving Values™ resources will help you understand and respond with grace and truth to one of the most confusing cultural issues we now face.

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Marching for Freedom

Carolyn McKinstry marched peacefully with Martin Luther King, Jr. in Birmingham, Alabama in the 1960s. She talks about friends, classmates who were arrested during the Civil Rights Movement. Listen to the full program here.

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Rep. Franks (AZ) Explains H.R. 36

Rep. Trent Franks (AZ) explains H.R. 36,  the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act."

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ACTION ALERT: Their Fate is in Your Hands

An unborn child. Their fate is in your hands.

Be a voice for the voiceless. Contact your U.S. Representative before Jan. 22, and ask him or her to support H.R. 36, the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act."

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When Homosexuality Hits Home for the Holidays

A father hugging his son

Your brother comes home a day early for the family gathering and privately announces, "I'm gay." How should you, a Christ follower, respond?

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Religious Persecution in the Workplace

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Windsor decision that states — not the federal government — define marriage. What does this mean for biblical marriage?

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They Dare to Obey

Focus on the Family

Two hundred million Christians in more than 50 countries suffer persecution. They suffer in different ways, but one thing remains the same: They continue to worship Jesus.

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How LGBT Public Accommodations Affect Religious Freedoms

What's the impact of LGBT nondiscrimination laws on religious freedoms and public accommodations?

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How To Talk to Your Child About Sexually Graphic Material

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

There is no fool-proof formula to follow when it comes to protecting children from sexually graphic material, pornography or online predators. Even if you make your own home secure, at some point your children will walk out your door and have to make their own decisions.

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Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking is a specific form of human trafficking in which a victim is induced by fraud, force or coercion to perform a sex act for payment.

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Helping Parents Make Their Voices Heard

Many states already have laws requiring sex education, and now there are nationwide efforts to require so-called diversity or tolerance lessons, as well. But who ultimately decides what kids learn in the classrooms about sexuality, relationships and marriage?

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Homosexual Curriculum: One Mom's Story

It all started when Tammy Schulz received an invitation to a "Welcoming Schools" presentation at her local elementary school.

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School Choice

What would you do if your child was trapped in a failing school, and you weren't able to send him or her to a private school?

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Sex Education: Find Out What's Being Taught in Your Child's Classroom

Have your children been introduced to explicit "sex education" in a public-school classroom? More often than not, parents learn of their child's exposure to objectionable sexual content in the classroom after the fact.

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Modern-Day Pilgrims

The Romeikes came to America from Germany for the express freedom to homeschool their children — a move that has been stretching their faith in ways unimaginable.

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Is Your School Respecting Your Family’s Values?

Well, it's finally happened. Your kids have reached the age when sex education is taught in their health classes. But you're feeling a little anxious: Will the school respect the values you're teaching at home — as well as the emotional and developmental sensitivities of your child?

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Protecting Your Child's Heart at School

The classroom isn't always a safe place to be — especially when it comes to sexually explicit content. Download our free Empowering Parents how-to guide and learn how protect your child's innocence.

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Why Abstinence Education? It’s Right — and It Works

U.S. Olympic track and field athlete Lori Jones, or "Lolo," as her fans calls her, won gold medals for the United States in 2008 and 2010.

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Understanding Same-Sex Attractions

Sexuality is one of God’s good gifts to us, bringing a man and woman together in marriage and producing children. But we live in a fallen world, subject to sin and death, and this affects every area of human life, including sexuality and relationships.

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Making Medical Decisions for a Loved One: A Caregiver's Guide

Today’s advances in medical technology can sustain the lives of patients in otherwise dire circumstances. Some people want every possible treatment medical science can offer in every situation; others do not.

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Abortion: Why I'm Pro-Life

What would you do if your child was trapped in a failing school, and you weren't able to send him or her to a private school?

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Religious Freedom in Danger

The United States was founded on the principle that God, not government, is the source of our fundamental rights.

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Physician-Assisted Suicide

Death is the inevitable fate of all humans. When facing death, the question may arise as to whether or not third parties should be allowed to intentionally end the life of the patient or help the patient commit suicide.

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