Just a few miles to the west of the Focus campus stands one of the premier ministries in all of Christendom. There, in the shadow of the red rocks of the Garden of the Gods park is headquartered the Navigators, an international, interdenominational organization committed “to know Christ and Make Him Known.”
- December 02, 2013 |
You may have heard the story of the homosexual New Jersey waitress who claimed some customers left her a hateful note instead of a tip. It turns out her story appears to have been a hoax.
- November 29, 2013 |
The barracks where Corrie ten Boom and her sister Betsy were kept in the Nazi concentration camp Ravensbruck were terribly overcrowded and flea-infested.
- November 28, 2013 |
I hope you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving Day. Today I want to share with you my November newsletter. Thank you for your support—it’s one of the things I’m grateful for today!
- November 28, 2013 |
On Tuesday The U.S. Supreme Court added a new legal challenge to the health care law, agreeing to consider whether corporation owners who oppose abortion will be required to provide free coverage of government-approved forms of contraception – whether or not it conflicts with their religious beliefs.
Pope Francis called for “an ambitious project” and sweeping changes for the Catholic Church in his pronouncement Tuesday.
Airports are known for crowds and security, but there's a surprising source of faith tucked away in the concourses.
Amanda was almost 18 and about to “age out” of the foster care system. But while our nation’s laws consider someone who’s 18 to be an adult, you and I know there’s still a lot of growing up left to do at that age. Even young adults need a mom and a dad.
As we, once again, approach this national day of “thanksgiving” I thought it necessary to reflect upon our nation’s long history of acknowledging and giving thanks to the Almighty God.
Supporters hail the recent Iran deal as a diplomatic success story but critics – including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – are calling the deal a “mistake.”
Critics of gay marriage in Oregon have filed a proposed ballot measure that would allow businesses to refuse to serve gay weddings or similar ceremonies if it violated their religious beliefs
Almost a full year after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary school, the motive behind the shooting remains unclear.
She first saw the elderly gentleman at a cemetery on Thanksgiving morning. She watched him cry at a grave, holding a bouquet of flowers. After observing him for a bit, Hortencia Pérez left the friend she was accompanying and made her way over to the man. Although she wasn’t entirely comfortable speaking in English, she chose compassion over fear.
It should strike us as more than coincidental that the rise in rampage killings began when the vapors of nihilism wafted out of coffee houses and college lecture halls to cover the cultural landscape, from sea to shining sea.
Critics are divided over Max Lucado’s new book-turned-movie, “The Christmas Candle.”
In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, individuals on the ground are struggling to survive.
Hearing loss is up among teens, but Mom and Dad aren't sounding alarms.
Egypt's new ban on protests limits the number of people who can gather, with hefty fines and prison terms for violators.
There is nothing more critical to leadership than strategic decision-making. And nothing is more strategic in decision-making than, well, strategy.
The fourth post in my National Adoption Month guest series highlights The Batura Family. Paul Batura is a longtime Focus team member who currently serves as Focus’ vice president of communications. He and his wife Julie adopted their three boys at birth.