One of the ways we support families here at Focus is through our series of original articles, which we publish for free online each month. In case you may have missed them, here are links to a few of our latest articles related to marriage and parenting, as well as to faith and culture.

The mystery of the Magi and a light for the nations
No Nativity scene or Christmas play is complete without those three wise men. But Matthew didn’t include them in his Gospel so they could be extras in historically inaccurate Nativity plays. Their brief appearance serves a far more vital Gospel role, one that’s been largely obscured by their popular Christmas image. Click through to read more about the often misunderstood inclusion of the Magi.
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Cherish Your Spouse video series
This month, we shared an exciting new offering! Gary Thomas wants to help you take your relationship to the next level! In this free, five-part Cherish Your Spouse video series, he will show you how to support, adore, showcase and protect your spouse. Cherishing is something we need to be intentional about doing – even if we do it imperfectly! The result will be a happier, more fulfilling relationship in marriage. Get started today:
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The grandparent competition
When grandparents compete for their grandchildren’s affection, it can be a painful contest. If you often feel upstaged by your grandkids’ other set of grandparents, this article is for you! Follow the link to read more.
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Peace on earth: how and when?
“Peace on earth.” It’s one of the most cherished sentiments of the Christmas season. Yet despite being such a well-known theme, the angelic declaration of peace on earth is commonly misunderstood, even among people of faith. Click through to read more.
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