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Bringing The Family: A Proclamation
to the World into your world
Our Relatable writers come from a wide range of ages, places and backgrounds. We may be really different, but we’re all united in our desire to help others make connections between every day life and the gospel of Jesus Christ.
We know there are a lot of challenging cultural issues in our day. We also know how hard it can be to make sense of them from a Christian worldview.
That’s why we’re here to keep you informed and show how the family proclamation relates to you.
Young Adults: Gen Z ‘Craving Absolute Truth’, Clarity and Mentoring
Paragraph 1: Marriage is Ordained of God
Paragraph 2: Gender
Paragraph 6: Parents & Children
Paragraph 3: God’s Plan of Happiness
Paragraph 7: Successful Families, Mothers & Fathers
Paragraph 4: Procreation & Sexual Intimacy
Paragraph 8: Warnings & Accountability
Paragraph 5: Sanctity of Life
Paragraph: Family Advocacy in Community & Government
It’s probably safe to say that when Martin Harris came home from mortgaging the family farm to finance printing the Book of Mormon, he was not greeted with a hug from his wife Lucy.
Some of our contributors took on the challenge to find the family/find the proclamation in Come, Follow Me each week. Our FamilyProclamation.org Instagram account now filled with weekly insights and questions about how a family lens fits into our study of Church history and the Doctrine & Covenants.
Christians must use storytelling, persuasiveness and courage to engage in our culture: Ryan Anderson
Renowned family and religious liberty scholar Ryan Anderson is urging Christians to employ the power of storytelling in an increasingly contentious culture on social issues. Messaging eternal truths with courage and persuasiveness must be done through the power of stories.
Can you imagine being on a plane to Hawaii and falling asleep, only to awake after you missed your destination? That’s what happened to two pilots on a Honolulu flight which overflew Hilo International Airport by 30 miles.
Hosts David Steele and Linda Hill introduce themselves and talk about their “why” behind the podcast and what it means to them to promote the family.
Put together, the words “solemnly proclaim” hold significant weight, and when placed in context of what the authors are solemnly proclaiming, the phrase carries even more weight. Namely, that the doctrine of “marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the Creator’s plan.” This is no small thing.
Jorge is a young single adult from Valparaiso, Chile where he lives with his parents and siblings. He’s just like any young adult you would find in other areas of the world; he loves traveling, swimming, table tennis and singing. But he has also learned first hand why “the family is central to the Creator’s plan” (Paragraph 1, The Family Proclamation). Through challenging experiences in his life, he has been able to find out something important about himself—and the proclamation—in the process.
Panelists in a recent Seminaries & Institute Training Broadcast shared their concern about losing youth and young adults. However, instead of using the terms "lost" and "found" in this context, Chad Webb taught that "scattered" and "gathered" better describe the...
Truths about the family are often weaponized and used to fight rather than invite. In this podcast episode, Carol Rice, co-creator of TheFamilyProclamation.org, introduces the website and discusses her hopes that it will equip people with the tools to build families...
What do Chip and Joanna Gaines and their latest home improvement series Fixer Upper have to do with “The Family: A Proclamation to the World”? More than you might think.
Chastity before and after marriage is a critical component of building good marriages and stable societies. But why? Why is chastity so important that prophets and apostles tie it to the breakdown of the family and personal and global calamities?
Within the beautiful expanse of hills and forests used as a filming location in “Out of Africa”, Josephat and his family found the gospel of Jesus Christ in Chyulu, Kenya. Whether in the remote villages in Eastern Africa or in your own home, find out how “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” is truly global in its principles.
“Though we have rightly applauded our ancestors for their spiritual achievements (and do not and must not discount them now), those of us who prevail today will have done no small thing. The special spirits who have been reserved to live in this time of challenges and who overcome [adversity] will one day be praised for their stamina by those who pulled handcarts.”
In a recent virtual interfaith Q&A townhall for young adults, Gen Z panelists told the audience that truth has become so relative and polarizing that they’re craving clarity and mentoring from older people in their Church.
Do wholesome recreation and family traditions actually lead to greater happiness in family life? Brian Hill, professor of Experience Design at Brigham Young University, discusses the science behind successful family traditions and rituals and why they are essential...