Daly Focus

  • Jesus, the Lamb of God

    He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken...
  • Did You Hear What Happened in Denver Last Night?

    It's not every day that you find a high-ranking Catholic prelate standing with a bullhorn on the steps of a state capital building, leading the public in prayer for the defense and protection of pre-born life. But that's exactly what happened...
  • This is Not Why Jesus Died

    The New York Times ran an interesting opinion piece this weekend: “ Raising a Moral Child .” It was a good piece filled with interesting advice. The principles the author gleaned from various studies easily translated into practical action...
  • WATCH: Elderly Couple Demonstrates Marital Joy

    A couple of months ago I blogged about marriage and joy. In that post, I encouraged Christian couples to live out a marriage that exemplified the goodness of God’s design by enjoying each other and having fun together. One sentence summed up the...
  • WATCH: Behind the Scenes of Focus’ “Irreplaceable” Movie

    I’ve been blogging a lot ( here , here , here and here ) about “Irreplaceable,” Focus on the Family’s first movie debuting in a one-night theater event on May 6. In these posts, I mention how Tim Sisarich, the former executive...
  • Who’s the Better Christian?

    Let’s try to guess which of these two men is doing more to expand the Kingdom of God. We’ll call the first guy Kevin. Kevin gets up every morning at 5:30 a.m. and gets ready for a long commute into his downtown office where he works in...
  • WATCH: Help Your Family Thrive for 3 Generations

    Toss a pebble into a lake, and the resulting ripple impacts the entire body. In the same way, you have the ability to positively influence your family by taking small steps that create big impact. I know I’ve seen this principle in my own life...
  • Can Our Film “Irreplaceable” Rise Above Censorship Efforts?

    It started in December, when Focus on the Family first began running “ Irreplaceable ” trailers in cinemas across the nation. The trailer was benign, a collection of clips with a voiceover of host Tim Sisarich asking what happened to the...
  • Dave Ramsey Likens Focus Movie/Curriculum to “Investment in Your Family”

    It’s hard to believe we’re less than a month away from debuting “ Irreplaceable ,” Focus on the Family’s first-ever movie. We’re working hard to be ready for the big one-day event that will take place on May 6 in more...
  • Good News: Common-Sense Abortion Industry Rules Upheld in Texas

    The first time some people heard of the dangers abortion can pose for the woman was during the court trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell last year. Kermit Gosnell was ultimately found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 41-year-old Karnamaya...
  • How to Respond to the Ousting of Mozilla’s CEO

    This is the kind of news story that will make you shake your head at where we are as a culture. The co-founder of Firefox maker Mozilla, Brendan Eich, is a “ thoughtful, nerdy, humble guy ” (according to a homosexual San Francisco-based...
  • Practical Help for the Spiritually Stuck

    Do you ever feel spiritually stuck? If so, you’re not alone. Research suggests that 80 percent of North American Christians spend three to four months of the year feeling disconnected from God. As a result, they might become frustrated with the...
  • Day of Dialogue Helps Students Express Their Biblical Views

    About 90 percent of today’s school-age children attend public schools – and they’re discussing a lot more than reading, writing and arithmetic in their classes. Conversations on controversial topics like homosexuality, transgenderism...
  • Ghastly Revelation Gives Abortion Debate a Moment of Clarity

    The news came as a shocker to many: British hospitals were incinerating the remains of aborted and miscarried babies to heat their facilities. How can we not be aghast at this news… at this act committed against these precious little bodies...
  • Guys… Put Down the Phone

    I’m not that old, but I can remember the days when young men and women who were interested in each other interacted in ways that were pretty low-tech compared to today’s standards. If a guy liked a girl but wasn’t able speak with her...
  • WATCH: Sneak Peek to “Irreplaceable” Film Features Eric Metaxas

    Focus on the Family’s first feature-length film, “ Irreplaceable ” will debut in a one-night theatrical event in more than 700 cinemas nationwide on May 6. I want to share a clip from the movie that really sets up what the documentary...
  • How Focus’ Staff Gives Back

    Here’s a heartwarming story as we close in on the end of the week: there’s a Colorado young woman who’s taking care of preemies and their families in a most thoughtful way. Student Suzy Luff is 20 years old, and she’s been handknitting...
  • World Vision’s Reversal Is the Right Decision

    Since its founding in 1950, World Vision has put the teachings of Jesus Christ into daily practice around the world by feeding and caring for those in dire need. As a ministry, it’s been one the great gems of evangelical Christendom. The organization...
  • Please Pray for Religious Liberties Cases before the Supreme Court Today

    Today the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments for two cases that will have far-reaching implications for our religious freedom: Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius. I’d like to ask for you to please pray...
  • What Kind of “Smart” is Your Child? Unlocking Their Potential

    Each day on the daily radio broadcast, John and I have the privilege of interviewing a great variety of people – all of them uniquely gifted by God. We’ve featured athletes and authors; singers and activists; theologians and politicians…...
  • “Dear Future Mom” Video Affirms Value of People with Down Syndrome

    You have to see this new video. It’s a message from 15 people with Down syndrome to a pregnant mom who just received a prenatal diagnosis that the son she carries may have the condition. In it, these young men and women assure the mom that her...
  • Can Any Two Adults Raise a Child?

    Can you be a parent without the hassle of a romantic relationship? According to some people, you can – and should. Modamily is a company that helps introduce people with no romantic interests or intentions for the purpose of raising a child...
  • VIDEO: A Father’s Sacrifice

    It’s one of the most well-known and well-loved Bible verses, the Gospel boiled down to a few words. “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son… ” ( John 3:16 ). At the core of our faith we see a Father’s...
  • “Submissive Wives” Need Not Endure Emotional Abuse

    Some weeks ago I shared three thoughts about submission in marriage . Today I want to expand a bit on the third point, “A husband’s authority over his wife is not absolute.” It read: Just like the husband ultimately submits to God...
  • How to Avoid This Leading Cause of Divorce

    Mary Hunt was cheating on her husband. Her tryst, though, wasn’t with another man – but it had the power to destroy the marriage just the same. The secret Mary hid from her husband was about her financial infidelity – to the tune...