Our research team diligently studies family trends and today’s culture. These short write-ups will keep you informed on what’s going on in our society and within American families. We’ll help you understand the families under your care so you can minister to them with wisdom.
We know you meet with your staff frequently, so in this section we provide relevant information and research concerning the culture and family to keep you and your staff up to date. This part of the Pulse Check is a great way to kick-off every staff meeting.
In the Christian community, we tend to quote or a good number of “facts.” But sometimes commonly held ideas and stated facts aren’t exactly true—at least anymore. Our research team explores these well-known sayings and widely held beliefs in our Christian community and lets us know myth vs. truth.
Great pastors know the power of a great illustration, but sometimes illustrations can be misleading. In this section, we provide well-researched illustrations and statistics you can give your people with confidence. Let sermon nuggets help you build your next great sermon.
It seems like everyone is using social media these days—so whether you have a robust team that is social media savvy or you’re just starting out, we offer content that is easy to share on Twitter and Facebook that will have an impact upon the way people think about your ministry.
Stuff You Should Know
Let’s face it, there’s stuff out there that you should know! Our team at Focus on the Family works hard to keep abreast of issues in society that affect our ministry to families and churches. From giving habits to effective ways to reach out to millennials, we’re on top of it and we want you to know this stuff too!
So much to read, so little time. Pastors tell us they simply don’t have enough time to read all of the great books, articles, and blogs they’d like to. Our team here at Focus on the Family combs though the most helpful pastoral resources and offers clear, concise summaries. You’ll love the condensed pastoral wisdom we’re providing in this section.
For more from our research team, visit focusonthefamily.com/focusfindings