Focus News  – November 2023

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Hi Friend,

As the year draws to a close, we shine a spotlight on National Adoption Awareness Month, exploring the significance of adoption within the framework of family. It extends beyond providing a home for a child; it entails building lasting families, establishing a legacy, and nurturing a love that endures through generations. For additional articles on this topic, please refer to the links below.

Exciting news! “Thrive Media,” our online streaming platform, is launching soon. Click here for more details and stay tuned for inspiration, faith, and community on your screen.

This month, get acquainted with our featured speakers who are ready for engagements on topics such as Marriage, Parenting, and Youth. Explore their content and consider inviting them to speak at your church events in the upcoming year. Click here to browse and make requests.

Join our impact in the ‘Give the Gift of Family’ Campaign, transforming one family at a time. Click here to make a difference this Christmas.

Get ready for the festive season with our Christmas eCatalogue! Save 20% on purchases over R500 with your loyalty card. Explore more and consider gift cards for loved ones. Click here for details.

Explore resources at our Hillcrest bookstore or conveniently shop online at

And download our special advent calendar to count down the days in anticipation of Christmas! Click here

In times of need, we’re here for support, prayers, and counseling. Submit prayer requests here: For counseling, click here.

Thank you for being part of our community. Enjoy this month’s offerings and stay excited for what’s to come. Wishing you blessings, joy, and good company.

Team Focus 
Focus on the Family
– Helping Families Thrive

2023 Christmas eCatalogue

A World of Gift Ideas: Our Christmas eCatalogue features a wide range of handpicked gifts, ensuring there's something for everyone on your list. From delightful books, educational resources, children's puzzles, and motivational calendars we have the entire family covered. (Click on the image right to download)

Film Review


High school senior David Colton is a lot like most kids his age. He loves to wrestle. He’s looking forward to college. And he spends a lot of time goofing off with his best friend, Nate, a budding videographer who films literally everything.

Then again, David’s different. He knows it. Nate knows it. But not many other people are in on his secret. David, you see, is adopted. It’s not something he’s ashamed off. After all, his adoptive parents Jimmy and Susan are about the best a teen could hope for as they love, support and encourage him. Then again, it’s not something he really wants most people to know either.

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