Feature Reports

Homeschool Roundtable: Combating Isolation During COVID

11.29.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, we explore the impact of COVID-19 and isolation on homeschooled and virtually schooled kids. Pastoral Counselor Jay LaScolea discusses the emotional side of doing school at home during a pandemic.

Special Feature: Black Friday Noon Report

11.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

In this special Noon Report, the Family Life News Team discusses the impact of COVID on holiday get togethers, creative ways to stay connected. Members also share thanks in a challenging year of a turbulent election, pandemic, and economic hardships. What sustains in times of trouble? Hear the...

News Feature: The Mayflower’s 400th Anniversary

11.25.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower in the "new world." Mayflower descendant Lea Filson tells us about the first Thanksgiving in 1621 Plymouth, the story behind the Separatists' journey, and lessons we can learn from the Wompanoag tribe and pilgrims.

Hometown Heroes: Joshua Lopez

11.24.20 | Bill Price

Today's "Hometown Hero" is Joshua Lopez from Lockport, New York. In this era of COVID-19, he's helping kids cope in more ways than one.

Issues in Education: The Case for Keeping School Open

11.23.20 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute says school is the safest place kids can be in the COVID era.

Capital Connection: Mask Mandate & Cuomo Controversy

11.20.20 | Bob Price

Christian watchdogs Jason McGuire and Michael Geer are fighting for your rights in the public square. With an update on what's happening in Harrisburg and Albany, they discuss the revised mask mandate in PA and the Cuomo controversy.

News Feature: Conflict, Peace & Relationships

11.19.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Does a lack of conflict give you peace? How do we get peace in our lives? Relationships are a big part of peace, and communication expert Ken Sande offers practical tips. You can be armed to handle in-person or virtual get togethers this holiday season with truth and grace.

Inside Out: Our Words Matter

11.18.20 | Martha Manikas-Foster

The tone of social media can be toxic, but Christians don’t have to add to the incivility or abandon the internet altogether, says Daniel Darling. Instead we can use our words for good. Darling’s new book is "A Way with Words: Using Our Online Conversations for Good."

News Feature: Living Homeless, on Purpose

11.16.20 | Bob Price

Pastor Eric Johns with the Buffalo Dream Center spends each Thanksgiving week living on the streets of the Queen City to raise awareness about his Boxes of Love campaign. He's been doing this for over 20 years.

Capital Connection: Absentee Ballots & COVID Crackdowns

11.13.20 | Bob Price

Christian watchdogs Jason McGuire and Michael Geer are fighting for faith and family values at the state capitals in Albany and Harrisburg. This week the topic if the presidential election and the COVID pandemic.