Marriage & Parenting

Bruce Ashford discusses the Christian faith and public life

How The Christian Faith Can Contribute To The Common Good

Bruce Ashford, Provost and Professor of Theology and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses how Christianity applies to the many facets of public READ
Jake Sipe, John Rustin, and Jere Royall discuss the election and voter guide

An Impartial, Nonpartisan Look At North Carolina Candidates

NC Family President John L. Rustin speaks with Jere Royall and Jake Sipe, members of the NC Family staff. They discuss the importance of READ
the demise of heroes

The Demise of Heroes

A well-publicized survey of 1,200 junior high students revealed a disturbing fact: today’s kids do not have heroes. When asked “Who is your hero?,” a READ
Fall FNC 2018

AT ISSUE: Casting Off Precious Jewels

I’ve had the pleasure of working as a communications consultant with various amazing non-profits over my professional life. One of the biggest hurdles I READ
no throwaway people

No Throwaway People

I once read a statement that greatly impacted my life and worldview: “Our greatest strength as a human race is our ability to acknowledge our READ
a heart for children

A Heart For Children: The Foster Care Crisis

My husband and I are foster parents, with the goal of adopting. When we began the process 18 months ago, we’d been married a READ
Kimberly Curlin discusses the mission of Safe Families

Surrounding Family In Crisis With Caring Compassionate Community

Kimberly Curlin, the Director of the Wake County Chapter of Safe Families, discusses the mission of Safe Families, which is to bring together families READ
Candi Cushman discusses bring your bible to school day

A Simple Yet Powerful Way To Celebrate Religious Freedom

Candi Cushman, Director of Education Issues at Focus on the Family, discusses Focus on the Family’s “Bring You Bible To School Day,” a nationwide READ
Greg Murphy discusses opioid epedemic

The Next Chapter In NC’s Fight Against The Opioid Crisis

Dr. Greg Murphy, a State Representative, physician, and surgeon from Greenville, N.C., talks about the opioid epidemic and what the North Carolina General Assembly READ
Jane Anderson discusses teen depression

Addressing The Growing Risk Of Teen Depression

Dr. Jane Anderson, a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, discusses the increasing number of adolescents diagnosed with depression, READ
Brad Griffin discusses faith drift

How Parents Can Help Young People Avoid Faith Drift

NC Family President John L. Rustin speaks with Brad Griffin, Associate Director of the Fuller Youth Institute, which focuses on providing research, resources, and READ
Brian Jodice talks about school choice

Exploring School Choice Options In North Carolina

Brian Jodice, Executive Vice President for Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), a statewide organization that seeks and supports greater educational opportunities READ
Katy Faust discusses giving children a voice

Giving Children A Voice In Family Structure Debate

Katy Faust, founder and director of Them Before Us, an organization devoted to giving children a voice in the debate over family structure discusses READ
Ray Guarendi discusses being a grandparent

Being A Grandparent: Just Like Being A Parent Only Different

Dr. Ray Guarendi, a clinical psychologist for over 40 years and author of more than a dozen books on parenting, marriage, adoption, and now READ

Transforming Darkness Into Opportunity

Can you think of anything more obvious in darkness than light? While camping recently with my family on a peninsula overlooking Watauga Lake at READ

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