Resources in Family and Parenting

"I got to see him while he was in jail, but I never saw him once when he went to prison," Josh Rakestraw remembers of his father, David. Shackled by addiction, David knew his life was out of control. He... Continue...

Every year, we have the privilege of working at the ERLC to advance the gospel in the outworkings of our society. Whether we look at ethical, cultural, or moral issues, we know that the Bible has something good to say... Continue...

Nikki and Jamal were not married but had a child already. Without a steady job or solid support structure, the news that they were pregnant again was not exactly welcomed. They resolved to pursue an abortion. When they arrived at... Continue...

“Yes!” We high-fived each other as we surprised our children with another annual night out in the “Minivan Express.” For many years, we’ve laid a “golden ticket” on our kids’ pillows to find as they climbed into bed. Much like... Continue...

Richard Braceful remembers getting letters about his kids from his wife, Selena, during his incarceration. She would tell him how tightly they were holding on to their Christmas presents—even six months after the holiday. Richard—now a Detroit, Mich., pastor—smiles when... Continue...

In November 1999, my husband Craig and I received the glorious news that we were expecting our first baby. We couldn’t have been more excited. Of course, we immediately notified our family and friends and sprung into full baby preparedness... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2018—The book, “The Storm-Tossed Family: How the Cross Reshapes the Home” authored by Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has been named the Christianity Today 2019 Book of the Year. This... Continue...

It’s a sobering reality when we realize that the parents who raised us need us to care for them because of advanced age. As Christians, it’s unacceptable to turn our backs on those who are needly and vulnerable. Lindsay Nicolet,... Continue...

NEW ORLEANS (BP) — National Football League player Benjamin Watson has again joined with the Southern Baptist Convention's ethics entity to provide an ultrasound machine for the benefit of women in crisis pregnancies. Watson, a veteran tight end with the... Continue...