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World Vision Reaches 59 Million with Aid as Charity’s COVID-19 Response Was Its Largest Ever

As more than a year has passed since the coronavirus pandemic was declared, leading evangelical aid organization World Vision partnered with tens of thousands of faith leaders and communities worldwide to reach 59 million people through relief and virus prevention efforts. Not long after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, …

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After Pulling ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Dumbo,’ Family TV Watchdog Wants Disney to Act on Other ‘Horrific Content’

After Disney+ limited several classic children’s movies on the flagship streaming service, an expert from a leading parental media watchdog group is calling on Disney to have more consistency in limiting all inappropriate content for children so there is no double standard. Melissa Henson, program director of the Parents Television Council, an organization that aims to …

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Full-Time Earner and Stay-at-Home Parent Is Best for Families, Majority of American Moms Say

A new survey reveals that American families face profound pressures and that most married mothers believe the ideal household socioeconomic arrangement is a full-time earner and a stay-at-home parent raising young children.  The 2021 Home Building survey released last month by American Compass Research detailed how families in the U.S. are socio-economically. Among parenting-age adults 18-50, only those who …

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Family Unity: A Christian Alternative to Orphanages

Earlier this week I read Elli Oswald’s insightful piece on the prevalence of sexual abuse in orphanages. Her writing was spurred by the horrific news that an American missionary had been convicted of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya. As Ms. Oswald wrote, it’s a disturbing truth that even Christian institutions that we would …

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Why Are We Ignoring Abuse in Orphanages?

An American missionary was sentenced to prison for sexually abusing children at his orphanage in Kenya. This tragic case has garnered significant media attention when the story broke earlier this month, including articles in the Washington Post and the New York Times.  As Christians, we read stories like this with horror. It is terrible to imagine vulnerable children …

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Gen Z Describe Themselves as “Religiously Unaffiliated” and “Isolated”

“The way young people form bonds, make meaning, and live out their values is constantly changing. This is the most diverse generation that has ever existed”, concludes a survey conducted in the US. EVANGELICAL FOCUS The Springtide Research Institute has published the report State of the Religion & Young People 2020, which analyses how the …

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“Family and Church Must Learn to Navigate a Changing World”

A document was recently published with the presentations and contributions of hundreds of participants in the Family and Leadership inquiry, organized by the Spanish Evangelical Alliance. EVANGELICAL FOCUS The coronavirus crisis is driving a series of changes in society that also affect the family. Faced with this new reality, the Spanish Evangelical Alliance organized a …

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ACSI and Ron Blue Institute Partner to Offer Biblical Personal Finance Course to Christian School Students

ACSI and Ron Blue Institute are pleased to announce a new partnership designed to equip junior and senior high school students with a biblical foundation for financial management, enabling them to be wise stewards of their God-given resources.   The Biblical Personal Finance Curriculum is a six-week offering consisting of six modules that will train students …

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