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.

Adam and Eve really existed – and why that matters
Adam and Eve have a long history of being scoffed at by skeptics. Some dismiss the opening chapters of Genesis – including the story of our first parents – as pure myth, while others claim that “science has proven” they could never have existed. Whatever the motive, the refusal to accept that Adam and Eve were real people undermines the pursuit of science, to say nothing of the Gospel narrative of Scripture. Click through to read more.
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The Messianic names in Isaiah: an Advent reflection
“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6)
This beautifully balanced quartet of divine titles makes for a sublime meditation on the power and character of the Messiah that fits well with the four weeks of Advent. Click through to read more.
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When college kids come home for the holidays
Your university student’s first visit home for Christmas might mean some adjustments as you get used to living together again. Read our latest article and get ready to offer grace.
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7 essential conversations to have with your future spouse
Preparing for a wedding is a stressful experience. Even when you try to have a simple wedding, the months leading up to the big day often take the form of an ever-growing to-do list. So premarital counselling can often feel like yet another thing to check off your list. But premarital counselling and preparation is so much more than just a to-do. Click through for a list of questions that real couples found to be the most helpful to talk through before their wedding day.
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