Quality Time vs Quantity Time in Parenting
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by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
In this day and age with the increased use of technology and devices, as well as parents working long hours to support their families, time spent with our kids is being greatly affected, and unfortunately, the research is showing the negative impact of this lifestyle on the family as a whole. Many parents believe that if they can just provide well for their kids and give them the things that they ask for, they’re doing a good enough job at parenting ..read more
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Hopeless, Feels Like a Loser I
Family Matters
by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
Have you ever felt as though your life is falling apart and there’s no hope for you? These kinds of feelings are not to be taken lightly and should be assessed by an outsider who can offer a different perspective on the situation ..read more
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Faith Doubt vs Unbelief
Family Matters
by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
In order to believe in an unseen God, we need to have faith. And although we may have faith, as human beings we can still find ourselves doubting God’s power at times. I think that many Christians throughout time have grappled with doubt, in fact, the bible has numerous accounts of those who doubted. We want to encourage those who have felt disqualified because of a lack of faith on the next Family Matters, stay tuned ..read more
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Adolescent Daughter Involved With an Older Man
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by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
How does one warn a teenage daughter of the potential pitfalls of spending time with an older guy, even if she claims that they are purely friends? Most teen girls don’t want to hear this kind of advice, so one has to be very careful with the approach. We’ll be discussing a situation in which a mom needs to voice her concerns and still maintain the relationship ..read more
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Recovering Emotionally From a Traumatic Experience
Family Matters
by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
Recovering from a traumatic experience is not a simple thing to do, it takes time and intentionality ..read more
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Parents Blocking Grandparents' Relationship With Grandchildren
Family Matters
by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
Breakdowns in family relationships, unfortunately, happen all the time, sometimes without an actual event taking place that causes the division. On the next Family Matters, we’ll be discussing how to go about making repairs to broken relationships with family members ..read more
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Boarding school for missionary children
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by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
There are so many different views and ideas on what is best for our children when it comes to education. Some families who have been serving God as missionaries have to make difficult decisions based on where they’ve been sent on a mission ..read more
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Child doesn’t want single mom to date
Family Matters
by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
There is definitely no easy way to go about dating again as a single mom after a divorce. If your child has been separated from a parent and is now being introduced to your new potential partners, this can be extremely scary for them and you can be sure to meet with some adverse behavior and ridicule. How does one ensure that the children are okay whilst pursuing a new relationship ..read more
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Husband and father involved in same sex extramarital affair
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by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
The daunting task of breaking the news to your kids about your spouse’s affair is not one any parent wants to face. When the affair your spouse has engaged in is with someone of the same sex, your conversation with the kids gets even more difficult ..read more
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How can a woman be made in the image of a male God?
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by Focus on the Family Africa
8M ago
There is a lot of controversy around gender and equality these days, and Christians are having to hold firm to their beliefs in the Bible in order to withstand the onslaught from the media and liberal activists. But the Bible speaks of women being made in the image of God, which can cause much confusion because God is referred to as a Father, so we assume He is male ..read more
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