Focus News  – January 2024

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Dear Friend,

Isaiah 43:19 (NIV) says: “Behold, I am doing a new thing, now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.”

As we step into the dawn of a new year, the word of God fills us with a sense of hope and anticipation for the opportunities that lie ahead.

It is our pleasure to share the exciting initiatives and events lined up for the month of February and beyond, as we continue our mission to inspire, support, and uplift lives, one family at a time.

Upcoming Rob Parson’s Events:

February promises to be a month of enlightenment and growth as we host 5 impactful events featuring internationally renowned author and speaker Rob Parson.  Join us for an insightful session on effective parenting strategies, followed by another empowering event focusing on the art of communication. Click here to book now.

Match Campaign:

In the spirit of community and giving, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming Match Campaign. Every gift you contribute in February will be matched by some generous donors, amplifying the impact of your support. This is a wonderful opportunity to double the positive change we can create together. Click here to donate.

Alive to Thrive Workshop:

Our commitment to mental health and well-being continues with the “Alive to Thrive” online suicide prevention workshop. Geared towards teachers, parents, and counsellors, this workshop aims to equip participants with the knowledge and tools to support those in need. Click here to register.

Whether you’re seeking practical advice, heartwarming stories, or thought-provoking reads, our bookstore is a haven for families looking to enrich their lives through the power of Christian literature. Visit us online at or drop by our store at 32 Old Main Road, Hillcrest  to explore the curated resources that await you.

As we embrace the possibilities that the new year brings, let’s do so with open hearts and a shared commitment to making a positive impact on families in our nation. Together, we can create communities that thrive.

Wishing you a year filled with hope, growth, and meaningful connections.

God Bless,
Focus on the Family Team
Helping Families Thrive

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You look at your newsfeed any day of the week, and you know what an explosive question that is, even superficially. But dig deeper, and the answer grows even more complex. To live is not the same as to have a life. Did our life begin with conception? Our first conscious thoughts? Our first memories? Did it begin in kindergarten? In middle school? When we fell in love? Had children? Found our purpose?

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