Family and Relationships

Special Report: Raising Children
Special Reports

Raising Children

How should we approach the important task of raising our children? In an effort to provide some helpful parenting advice, Vision offers this special report.

Special Report: From Anger to Forgiveness
Special Reports

From Anger to Forgiveness

Vision explores the subject of forgiveness: what it is, what it isn’t, and how it plays out in our politicized world as well as in our individual lives. 

Special Report: Teen Pregnancy: Childhood Interrupted
Special Reports

Teen Pregnancy: Childhood Interrupted

The importance of quality family relationships in preventing teen pregnancy is often overlooked, but research indicates it is a crucial consideration.

Special Report: A Tribute to Fathers
Special Reports

A Tribute to Fathers

Father’s Day in the United States is often attributed to the efforts of Sonora Smart Dodd of Washington, who proposed the day in 1909 to honor her own father for raising six children alone after the death of his wife.

8 Keys to Timeless Parenting

Winter 2016

Eight Keys to Timeless Parenting

Gina Stepp

What might “Eight Keys to Timeless Parenting” look like if we were to take the advice from today’s popular parenting books and hold it against a source of truly enduring principles?


Interview with Michael Redivo

Fall 2015

Making Conflict Productive

John Bromfield Jr.

Educator Michael Redivo says conflict is inevitable, and that learning to deal with it is a key not only to well-being but to growing up. In this interview he talks about his Productive Conflict Model and how it can help children and adults alike to grow in the face of challenging relationships.

Winter 2015

Dressing Invisible Wounds

Gina Stepp

PTSD isn’t just a problem faced by soldiers returning from war; it can affect anyone. If a loved one suffers because of past trauma, how can you help?

Oppression and True Justice

Fall 2014

Oppression and True Justice

T. Brandon Sexton

Finding justice is a valid concern when dealing with bullying and its harmful effects.