Focus on the Family Citizen® magazine

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Our Adoption Story

Tara Etter

When Crystal Kupper wrote an article appearing in the November issue of Citizen last year, she had no idea the impact it would have on one family.

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A Long String of Pearls

Karla Dial

This month, Citizen celebrates its 30th birthday. In the parlance of marriage, that makes it our pearl anniversary.

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The Transgender Revolution and the Challenge to Your Church

Andrew T. Walker

Are our churches ready and willing to be the communities our Lord calls us to be—both compassionate and truthful?

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Students Lead a Bible Revolution

Candi Cushman

Bring Your Bible to School Day is back and better than ever.

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Sharing Your Faith in the 21st Century

Jacob Sahms

There are many ways to share our faith. But only some of them are effective and relationally wise.

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Religious Freedom on Campus

For the past few months, students have been descending on dorm rooms nationwide—settling into a new rhythm of life at public colleges and universities.

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Leaking Fast

Tim Goeglein

A new study suggests the covalent bonds that hold our society together are weakening.

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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

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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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