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Focus on the Family

WATCH LIVE: The Next Christians

Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion

Jim Daly and Gabe Lyons represent the diversity within American evangelicalism that is lost in coverage of Christian voters and candidates. Gabe Ly...

Christian Radio Host Explains Why Bullying, Homosexuality Are Wrong

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Linda Harvey, the conservative Christian radio host who previously warned families about letting children visit gay doctors, has recently released a g...

Christian Group's Anti-Bullying Guidelines May Protect Religious Freedoms At The Expense Of LGBT Students

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Focus on the Family, a conservative Christian organization known for its vocal opposition of so-called "homosexual activist groups," has released a ne...

In Defense Of The Southern Poverty Law Center

Aaron Daniel Taylor | Posted 10.21.2012 | Religion
Aaron Daniel Taylor

To my friends in the evangelical community, what happened at the headquarters of the Family Research Council was a despicable act of violence, but please don't use what happened as a pretext to exact vengeance against groups like the SPLC.

Five 'Christian Parenting' Ideas To Let Go Of

Christian Piatt | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

We tell our kids about how scary, dirty, dangerous and evil even thinking about sex is, but then we tell them it's precious gift to save for the one person you love and plan to live with forever. This is a setup for sexual confusion.

Immigration Reform And The Evangelical Risk

Erwin de Leon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Erwin de Leon

Although the Evangelical Immigration Table has as one of its principles the protection of "the unity of the immediate family," I expect some, if not most, of these new "allies" not to fight for the dignity and worth of LGBT immigrant families like mine.

Immigration: Unity, Morality and Common Sense

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
Jim Wallis

Nearly 150 evangelical leaders signed onto an "Evangelical Statement of Immigration Reform." Signers came from across the spectrum of evangelicalism including leading Hispanic evangelical organizations, to pastors such as Max Lucado, Bill Hybels, Joel Hunter, and Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family.

Elise Foley

Evangelicals Unite On Immigration Reform Push | Elise Foley | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of evangelical leaders announced on Tuesday they will speak to their congregations and to their lawmakers in a push to convince...

Adam Lambert Gets the Christian Music Critic Treatment

Jim David | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment
Jim David

If audiences only chose entertainment based on Plugged In's reviews over the last couple of years, they would have gone to see The Blind Side and a couple of Pixar movies, with the advisory that cars don't actually talk, since that would be witchcraft.

Father Dobson May No Longer Know Best

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Cindi Love

For the last decade Soulforce has been asking for a face-to-face meeting with Focus on the Family to discuss our concerns about Dr. Dobson's harmful speech about gay people, but each time we pulled up to the FOF headquarters, our volunteers were arrested. Something changed this time.

'Day Of Silence' Likened To Child Abuse, Brainwashing, Acceptance Of Nazis By Critics

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A number of rightwing groups plan to combat a youth-run lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) event held in schools across the country with a ...

Katy Hall

Anti-Bullying Laws Challenged By Christian Groups | Katy Hall | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Anti-bullying legislation may seem unlikely to spark controversy, but there are groups working to overturn new laws in the name of religious freedom. ...

WATCH: Does Focus On The Family's 'Day Of Dialogue' Promote Bullying Of LGBT Youth?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Focus On The Family, the evangelical Christian organization known for its conservative stance on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) com...

Crispy Controversy: NYU Student Launches Protest Against Chick-Fil-A's 'Anti-Gay' Support

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Chick-fil-A is known nationwide for serving up plenty of savory Southern goodness, but one New York University student feels the restaurant's offering...

Saving The Family From Newt

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 03.21.2012 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

Can we move the discussion of family away from demonizing same-gender relationships and taking rights away from women?

The Problem With Tim Tebow

Stu Kreisman | Posted 03.16.2012 | Media
Stu Kreisman

If you were watching Saturday night's Patriots-Broncos playoff game, you probably noticed a commercial that CBS aired in the second quarter. The spot was brought to us by the right wing evangelical group Focus on the Family.

WATCH: Tim Tebow Inspired Focus On The Family's John 3:16 Ad

Posted 01.15.2012 | Religion

Out of the mouths of babes came Tim Tebow's favorite Biblical verse. During the second quarter of last night's Broncos-Patriots game the Colorado ...

Ron Dicker

The $2.5 Million Answer To Star Quarterback's Prayers | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.02.2012 | Business

Tim Tebow, the Denver Broncos' genuflecting quarterback, has been the answer to his charity's prayers. The Tim Tebow Foundation will raise enough m...

My Sister, Our Life With Her Autism

Erik Reitmeyer | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Erik Reitmeyer

Will I ever truly get to know my sister? The autism had always cast a moderate facade on her personality and I was afraid that would never change.

Gingrich, The Courts And A Lesson From 1930s Germany

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Newt Gingrich might not be the GOP nominee for president, but his recent comments about federal courts deserve further consideration: He does not believe U.S. presidents are bound by federal court decisions they dislike.

How To Get The Whole Family To Give Back This Holiday

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen | Posted 01.16.2012 | Impact
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

Often family traditions begin when they're based around an enjoyable, meaningful activity. This year, express your family's thanks for the blessings you have by sharing them with others -- starting with your children.

The Bible Seminar: Rescuing The Text

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

The Westar Institutes' Bible Seminar will seek to reclaim the Bible from voices like Mohler's and to promote dialogue between scholars, clergy and lay members of churches.

WATCH: Denver Broncos Quarterback And Focus On The Family Spokesman Plants Gay Kiss On Teammate

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Although Tim Tebow filmed a Superbowl commercial in 2010 for the anti-gay, anti-abortion organization Focus On The Family (FOTF), he seems to have no ...

Why 'Love The Sinner, Hate The Sin' Doesn't Work

Jonathan Dudley | Posted 12.22.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Dudley

Late twentieth-century evangelicalism has tended to mistake it's own fear of social change for God's will.

Yes, Anti-LGBT Religious Groups Are Hate Groups

Rev. Dr. Katrina D. Foster | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Dr. Katrina D. Foster

As a devout, orthodox Christian and Jesus freak, I do not think using the word "hate" to describe what Mr. Daly and the people at Focus on the Family and other organizations are trying to do is too strong.