Family North Carolina Fall 2018

FNC Fall 2018 cover

The flagship publication of the North Carolina Family Policy Council is Family North Carolina magazine. Click here to subscribe online or write NC Family at: P.O. Box 20607, Raleigh, NC 27619. You may also call us at 919-807-0800 or email us at to begin receiving Family North Carolina magazine.

Feature Story

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 majority of students responded “None.” For those who could conjure up a hero at all, many identified a popular singer, actor, or sports figure—usually not a person of exceptional character or […] READ MORE

About This Issue

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 often faced was convincing organizational leaders that what they did on a day-to-day basis was exciting, and that their everyday success stories would be inspiring to potential supporters. Because they were […] READ MORE

Spotlight Story

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 differences; Our greatest weakness is our failure to embrace them.” READ MORE

Spotlight Story

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 year. We both had a particular heart for older children, knowing that, as children get older, they are much more difficult to place in adoptive homes. (See infographic on next page.) […] READ MORE

Commentary from the president

PERSPECTIVE: Modern-Day Heroes

We—NC Family and you—are part of an incredibly vibrant and powerful national alliance made up of 40 state-based Family Policy Councils (FPCs) and a host of national allies stretching across this nation and ultimately impacting the world for Christ! READ MORE