Social Issues

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Standing in the Gap for Kids in Foster Care

A Servant's Heart

Dr. Sharen Ford and Kelly Rosati discuss the plight of orphans in the foster care system and ways that listeners can help these children.

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Reviving the Church to Change the World (Part 2 of 2)

Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times

Author Os Guinness discusses the need for today's Christian church to experience a spiritual revival if it is to be truly effective in changing the world for Jesus Christ. (Part 2 of 2)

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Reviving the Church to Change the World (Part 1 of 2)

Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times

Author Os Guinness discusses the need for today's Christian church to experience a spiritual revival if it is to be truly effective in changing the world for Jesus Christ. (Part 1 of 2)

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Transgenderism

Genesis teaches that God created humanity male and female in his image and likeness. We are divinely separated into male and female.

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The Drop Box: Saving Babies, Changing Lives

Film producer Brian Ivie and Focus on the Family's Kelly Rosati discuss the upcoming movie The Drop Box, a moving documentary about a South Korean pastor who has rescued hundreds of abandoned babies, many of whom have disabilities.

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Exposing the Lure of Romance and Erotica (Part 2 of 2)

Pulling Back the Shades

Dr. Juli Slattery and author Dannah Gresh talk about the cultural fascination with erotica that's been largely spawned by the popular novel and now movie Fifty Shades of Grey and other sexually explicit media. Our guests explain why such material especially appeals to women, and the danger it poses to marriage and families. (Part 2 of 2)

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Exposing the Lure of Romance and Erotica (Part 1 of 2)

Pulling Back the Shades

Dr. Juli Slattery and author Dannah Gresh talk about the cultural fascination with erotica that's been largely spawned by the popular novel and now movie Fifty Shades of Grey and other sexually explicit media. Our guests explain why such material especially appeals to women, and the danger it poses to marriage and families. (Part 1 of 2)

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Birmingham and Beyond: Racial Tensions in America (Part 2 of 3)

While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor

Carolyn McKinstry discusses her experiences during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, including her survival of several violent clashes resulting from racial tensions. She emphasizes a message of forgiveness, reconciliation and love based on a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. (Part 2 of 3)

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Birmingham and Beyond: Racial Tensions in America (Part 1 of 3)

While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor

Carolyn McKinstry discusses her experiences during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, including her survival of several violent clashes resulting from racial tensions. (Part 1 of 3) Also, Jim Daly talks briefly with Rep. Trent Franks about an important congressional vote to protect preborn babies which is scheduled to occur this Thursday, Jan. 22. 

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Cohabitation: Why Traditional Marriage Matters

The Ring Makes All the Difference

Glenn Stanton, Focus on the Family's Director of Family Formation Studies, discusses the benefits of marriage and describes the negative consequences of couples living together before getting married – not only for couples who engage in that practice and their children, but society as a whole.

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Differing Expectations of Living Together

If you’re living together before marriage to “test your compatibility,” family researcher Glenn Stanton says you need to realize you have different expectations. Listen to the full program here.

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Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know (Part 2 of 2)

Chosen DVD and Training Package

Linda Smith, president of Shared Hope International, discusses the trafficking of minors in the United States, how listeners can fight it and how parents can protect their children. Joining the conversation is a young woman named "Lacy" who shares her story as a former child trafficking victim and how she escaped the industry with the help of Shared Hope International. (Part 2 of 2)

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Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)

Chosen DVD and Training Package

Linda Smith, president of Shared Hope International, discusses the trafficking of minors in the United States, how listeners can fight it and how parents can protect their children. Joining the conversation is a young woman named "Lacy" who shares her story as a former child trafficking victim and how she escaped the industry with the help of Shared Hope International. (Part 1 of 2)

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Breaking the Silence

This Veterans Day, if you stop and listen carefully, you’ll notice something profound surrounding our nation’s heroes: A resounding depth of silence. Silence is common among many of our nation’s heroes.

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Fatal Addiction: Ted Bundy's Final Interview

On January 23, 1989, Focus on the Family Founder Dr. James Dobson conducted the final, exclusive interview with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy. Recorded on the eve of Bundy's execution, Fatal Addiction is the story of a tormented man caught between the lessons he learned as a child and his plunge into the dark world of hard-core, violent pornography.

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Transgenderism

Focus on the Family Issue Analysts

A profound deconstruction of gender is taking place within every arena of society that undermines the fundamental order established by God Himself.

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The Separation of Church and State

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution begins with "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion," a phrase commonly called the Establishment Clause.

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School Choice

School choice is a nationwide movement that empowers parents by enabling them to make the best possible choice for their children's education.

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Stem Cell Research

Stem cells are the basic building blocks of the human body. They are responsible for creating, replenishing and rejuvenating over 200 of our body's cell-types.

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Judicial Philosophy

In recent years, activist courts have increasingly appealed to laws, documents and court decisions from foreign countries in order to justify judicial results not supportable under our own Constitution and laws.

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Revisionist Gay Theology

No matter where one turns in the culture today, the issue of homosexuality and "gender identity" is being hotly debated.

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Lotteries

States have effectively marketed their lottery-based promises and false hope to America, and citizens have swallowed them hook, line and sinker.

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What Do You Know About Roe v. Wade?

Shana Schutte

Like many Americans, you know Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, but you may know little else.

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Equality and Social Justice

Focus on the Family

Additional resources for helping your child learn the importance of these values

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