The Resurgence of the Two-Parent Family

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“The number of children under 18 living with two parents had fallen from 88% in 1960 to just over two-thirds in 2005…. then, contrary to expert prognostications, the proportion of children living with two parents gradually recovered, reaching 70% in 2020.” - IFS

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Who Are You When Only Your Family Is Looking?

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“I have often heard it said that character is who you are when no one is looking…. But as I considered the character of an elder, I also found myself challenged with this: Character is who you are when only your family is looking.” - Challies

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America’s Confusing Relationship with Children

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“We believe that marriage and family “will just happen when it’s time.” But these things rarely do just happen in our culture, which is why so many find themselves like the woman in the viral video, wishing things had gone differently” - Breakpoint

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The Real Reason People Leave Religion

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“There’s no single answer, but the most compelling explanation is that changes in American family life precipitated this national decline. American families have changed dramatically over the past few decades and many churches have been slow to respond.” - IFS

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New Issue of Frontline: Navigating Life’s Big Transitions

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“We begin with the transition of parenting college-age children…. Paul Hartog and his wife, Alne, are in the midst of that scenario and share with us lessons…. Alan Cole and his wife, Nancy, share the delights and blessings that come from their experiences of living and growing with their adult children in their home.” - P&D

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