Lynne Thompson

Lynne Thompson is a public speaker and a writer who has published more than 300 magazine articles. She is also author of The Official Soccer Mom Devotional and a contributing author to several books including Chicken Soup to Inspire a Woman’s Soul and Stories from a Soldier’s Heart. Lynne is regularly featured on Focus on the Family’s Weekend Magazine broadcast as “The Soccer Mom.” She and her husband, Pete, reside in California with their two kids.

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Making an Impact in the Workplace

Peter C. Wagner warns that although there are several opportunities for Christians to stand out in the workplace, it’s important that it’s not done in weird ways.

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Living in High Definition

We feel trapped, desiring a confidante, yet terrified that honesty will cause those we value to permanently lock us out of their life.

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Making the Bible Fun

How to reach children ages 0-3 with God’s Word

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Engaging Your Teen

Pour truth into your teen at every opportunity.

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Living a High Definition, Transparent Marriage

Oftentimes couples try to keep their spouses in the dark when it comes to their mistakes, justifying that it’s not that big of a deal.

Draw Your Children Into the Bible

Our task is not only scriptural instruction but also role modeling.

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Taking Off Our ‘Happy Faces’ at Church

If you’re not interested in being honest and sharing your struggles you might as well go join a club. Why join a church at all?

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Learning the Bible

Help kids ages 4-7 learn God’s Word

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Creating a High Definition Home

David was freed from his torment when he finally refrained from “covering up his iniquity‚” and gave into a life of transparency before God and man.

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Toddlers and Sexual Discovery

Your little explorer is teeming with curiosity and ready to discover everything, even himself!

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It’s all Fun and Games

Is your child Bob the Builder or Dora the Explorer? Here’s your chance to find out your toddler’s play style.

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Toddler Misbehavior

Is your little angel having a bad day? It’s important to pick the right solution for restoring heavenly peace.

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When No One Is Wrong: A Response to the Interfaith Movement

“Interfaith dialogue” is a pluralistic attempt to find common ground in the values and goals of various religions. Is this something evangelicals should pursue?

Potty Training

How do you get your toddler over this frustrating step?

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Sippy cups, playgroups and lots of energy — welcome to the world of toddlers, where everyday is an adventure!

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Getting Toddlers to Sleep

Having trouble getting your toddler down to sleep? Here are some ideas for making the bedtime experience less stressful.

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Money Tips From God

If God gave out advice about money would you listen? Here are a few ideas you may want to add to your tip sheet.

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Steps to Financial Freedom in the Single Parent Home

Finances can be especially tricky for single parents. Here are a few steps to lead you down the path to financial harmony.

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Story: Reconciling Budget Differences

Scott was a money saver. Tiffany was a weekend spender. Can marriage survive a financial tug of war? How one couple worked through their financial differences.

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Teaching Your Teen Money Management

Help your teen download the facts about spending money—before they leave home.

Money Traps

Money Traps

Are you falling into a financial trap? You may be losing money where you least expect it. See if you can escape these common money mistakes.

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Achieving Financial Harmony

With credit card debt at an all time high, property values plummeting, and consumer costs skyrocketing, is financial harmony even possible?

Give Thanks

Age-specific ways to help your kids experience the meaning behind the celebration on Thanksgiving Day.

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Plagued by Senior Moments?

So you just put the ice cream in the vegetable keeper. Don’t panic; it’s probably just your brain downshifting to middle age.

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Hope for the Separated

Now that one million marriages fail each year, the term separation often equates divorce. Christians are called to change that equation.

Anger Busters for Kids

Here are eight ideas to calm your child.

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The Daily Citizen

The Daily Citizen from Focus on the Family exists to be your most trustworthy news source. Our team of analysts is devoted to giving you timely and relevant analysis of current events and cultural trends – all from a biblical worldview – so that you can be inspired and assured that the information you share with others comes from a reliable source.

Alive to Thrive is a biblical guide to preventing teen suicide. Anyone who interacts with teens can learn how to help prevent suicidal thinking through sound practical and clinical advice, and more importantly, biblical principles that will provide a young person with hope in Christ.

Bring Your Bible to School Day Logo Lockup with the Words Beneath

Every year on Bring Your Bible to School Day, students across the nation celebrate religious freedom and share God’s love with their friends. This event is designed to empower students to express their belief in the truth of God’s Word–and to do so in a respectful way that demonstrates the love of Christ.

Focus on the Family’s® Foster Care and Adoption program focuses on two main areas:

  • Wait No More events, which educate and empower families to help waiting kids in foster care

  • Post-placement resources for foster and adoptive families

Christian Counselors Network

Find Christian Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Psychiatrists near you! Search by location, name or specialty to find professionals in Focus on the Family’s Christian Counselors Network who are eager to assist you.

Boundless is a Focus on the Family community for Christian young adults who want to pursue faith, relationships and adulthood with confidence and joy.

Through reviews, articles and discussions, Plugged In exists to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving you and your family the essential tools you need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which we live.

Have you been looking for a way to build your child’s faith in a fun and exciting way?
Adventures in Odyssey® audio dramas will do just that. Through original audio stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience; these fictional, character-building dramas use storytelling to teach lasting truths.

Focus on the Family’s Hope Restored all-inclusive intensives offer marriage counseling for couples who are facing an extreme crisis in their marriage, and who may even feel they are headed for divorce.