Lainna Callentine, MD, MEd

Lainna Callentine, MD, MEd, is a pediatrician and member of the Physicians Resource Council of Focus on the Family. She is a speaker, teacher, missionary doctor and the founder of Sciexperience. Her work as an author includes the book series God’s Wondrous Machine a hands-on curriculum for children showcasing the human body. Follow Dr. Callentine at

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Abortion is Not a ‘Viable’ Option

An abortion is now legal at any point in some states if the baby is not considered viable. But what does “viable‚” mean, and who’s in charge of defining the term?

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Navigating the Brave New World of E-Learning

Many students now have to go to school at home because of the coronavirus. Enter the brave new world of e-learning.

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Understanding Learning Styles

Every child has a unique learning style. Parents can help their children succeed in school by understanding their learning styles.

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Follow the Bouncing Ball: Sports from a Christian Family Perspective

How can parents help their children develop a Christian worldview toward sports?

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How to Talk With Your Kids About Racial Differences

Dr. Lainna Callentine became aware at age six that her skin was a different color than other kids in class. Get her unique perspective on how we, as Christians, should talk to our kids about racial differences.