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Welcome to the Boone Center for the Family

The Boone Center for the Family helps communities within churches, academic institutions and Christian organizations by providing programs and training to empower the communities' leaders. We are lucky enough to have our programs underwritten by generous donations and grants, allowing us to offer them at a cost making them accessible to the widest possible audience.

COVID-19 Free Resources

To support church communities during COVID-19, we have developed a suite of free resources for church leaders. A combination of webinars, videos and digital quick references guides — the resources are meant to help build better understanding and interrelations during this time that is adding stressors to everyone.

Events

eBook

The downloadable RelateStrong | Leadership Series eBook empowers church leaders to discuss with their congregations often challenging and demanding topics like: Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography, Sexual Intimacy, and Singleness.

From Our Blog

  • Why Teaching Your Children to Think Rationally & Biblically Matters
    One of the greatest gifts that parents can give their children is to raise them to think Biblically and rationally. No one does that all of the time, but if parents can teach their children to catch themselves and replace the unhealthy thought with a good one, they will do much better in college, work, relationships, and life.
  • Physical Intimacy Does Not Solely Equal Sex -- Healthy Definitions of Physical Intimacy
    One of the most common associations with the term "intimacy" is sex. But sexual relating is just one aspect of physical intimacy and physical relating, both of which are founded on touch.
  • How to Put on the New Self and Stop Living in Anxiety
    Anxiety is something that we do. But what drives that anxiety? Essentially, when we identify the underlying roots of our anxiety, we are discovering our pain cycles. This cycle is the pattern that most of us have operated from for the majority of our lives. One of the ways we can understand it is by taking off the “old self” and putting on the “new self.”