Focus on the Family Citizen® magazine

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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

Families 
of
 inmates 
say
 One �y
 with
 God
 enriches
 the 
lives 
of
 children.

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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

Citizen Magazine Staff

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?

Jim Daly

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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The Trump Card

Dave Gallagher

With Donald Trump in the White House, pro-life advocates are optimistic--but completely defunding Planned Parenthood has proven elusive so far.

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A Milestone Year

Karla Dial

There’s something amazing about anniversaries, isn’t there? Moments when we pause to reflect, to honor what God has done in the past and then look forward, with renewed purpose, to what He’s planning for the future.

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Spotting the Signs of Trafficking

Citizen Magazine Staff

Too often, sex traffickers are able to keep their victims in the web of exploitation because sex trafficking can be hard to identify.

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Peace On The Inside

Preston Walcker

Freedom is relative. I found that out firsthand the moment it was taken from me on May 13, 2010.

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Close to Home

Matt Kaufman

An expert says human trafficking is happening in the U.S. more than most people know. And it’s not only sex trafficking: It’s also forced labor.

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Pro Bros

Karla Dial

With their red hair and tall, athletic builds, Adam LaRoche and Blaine Boyer are often mistaken for brothers. And so they are - just not by blood.

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Changing The Game

Karla Dial

"There are a lot of really good intentions in the anti-trafficking world, but very little capability thrown behind most of them. I realized the opportunity to throw world-class capability behind noble intent, and that is why DeliverFund has become such a wrecking ball to the human-trafficking industry.”

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The Wunderkind

Karla Dial

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Meat is for the Mature

Karla Dial

There’s an evil in our midst: Selling children for sex. For years, we've known about this—but generally only thought it takes place in other countries.

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Passing on Principles

Citizen Magazine Staff

Less than two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court redefined marriage to be the union of any two people—not just a husband and wife.

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Media Malpractice

Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer

In their investigation for a documentary film about Kermit Gosnell, a pair of investigative journalists uncovered so much previously unpublished material they couldn’t include that they wrote a book. One chapter examines the role the overtly pro-abortion media played in what took place—and how Christians, pro-life advocates and social media forced them to do their jobs.

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