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In case you missed it: March articles

By Focus on the Family Canada on Mar 29, 2019

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.

Disappointing, difficult and destructive marriages: What’s the difference? 
Mislabelling a struggling marriage can cause great harm, not just to the relationship, but also to the individuals in that relationship. So what does it mean to have a disappointing marriage, a difficult marriage or a destructive marriage? Learn what these relationships look like and why it's so important to be able to tell the difference.
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Celebrating Easter as a family
Wondering how to talk with your kids about the true meaning of Easter? Check out this simple, seven-day family devotional for Easter week. It includes Bible readings paired with some fun family activities, and is best suited for kids ages 5 to 12.
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Millennials, evangelism and the importance of defining terms
In a recent Barna report examining how Christians feel about sharing their faith, four groups (millennials, gen-Xers, boomers and elders) were near unanimous that being a witness about Jesus was part of their faith and almost three-quarters of millennials felt they were gifted at sharing their faith with others. Yet nearly half of millennials also felt it was wrong to share their personal beliefs with someone of a different faith in hopes that they’d one day share the same faith. But as always, there is more to this story than the numbers suggest. Read the reasons for concern and for hope.
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Captain Marvel: drawn into an ideological war not her own
What was it about Captain Marvel that sparked such a polarized online reaction, before anyone had even seen the movie? And what does that reaction say about how the online community – including Christians – engage with popular culture and with one another? Sadly, the anonymity and fake courage provided by social media covers a multitude of sins – and not in a redemptive way.
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