Citizen Magazine

Something to Cheer About

August 1, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court decided several major cases this June—including a handful that will prove to be benchmarks for religious liberty in years to come.  Read more

Tom Minnery
A lot of numbers fly around during an election year, but here’s one that gives me pause: Of all the people who could vote, 43 percent simply don’t bother. They are confirmed non-voters, according to the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.  Read more

God and the Floodtide

June 5, 2014

Tom Minnery
Never before have we seen such a flood of events so harmful to the family as we are witnessing these days—from court decisions assaulting marriage, to political setbacks on religious liberty, to the barrage of disappointments in so many government policies.   Read more

Behind the Music

May 8, 2014

How one Christian couple has been bringing the love of Jesus to the set of “American Idol” this season.  Read more

Tom Minnery
People often ask me whether I think the country’s politics can turn for the better. Lately, I’ve been finding myself optimistic, for two reasons—both deeper than the chronic illness of Obamacare.  Read more

A Night for Family

April 29, 2014

With the one-night-only showing of a new documentary film, Focus on the Family enters new waters.  Read more

As the nation’s abortion rate declines, its largest purveyor increasingly finds itself in the center of allegations of fraud and abuse.  Read more

Reaching In

April 1, 2014

Prison seminaries are starting to transform the correctional system from the inside out.  Read more

Tom Minnery
Awhile ago I had dinner with one of the country’s leading political pollsters. For some time, I had been wanting to ask him a specific question: How he had come to predict wrongly the outcome of the 2012 presidential election.   Read more

Staying the Course

March 3, 2014

Tom MinneryRather suddenly, it seems, we have swung into an immense cycle of social change in our country. The higher courts are intent on eroding the foundation of marriage and few are the political leaders willing to speak into the maelstrom.  Read more

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