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Family Policy Matters is a 15-minute show featuring interviews with national, state, and local experts on a wide range of policy issues important to North Carolina families. Hosts are John L. Rustin, President of NC Family and Thomas Graham, Pastor Outreach Coordinator for NC Family.

Family Policy Matters is a 15-minute show featuring interviews with national, state, and local experts on a wide range of policy issues important to North Carolina families. Hosts are John L. Rustin, President of NC Family and Thomas Graham, Pastor Outreach Coordinator for NC Family.
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Family Policy Matters is a 15-minute show featuring interviews with national, state, and local experts on a wide range of policy issues important to North Carolina families. Hosts are John L. Rustin, President of NC Family and Thomas Graham, Pastor Outreach Coordinator for NC Family.

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Episodes

The Man Behind The Case for Christ (Part 2)

10/14/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 2 of a 2-part show with Lee Strobel, best-selling author and Christian apologist. Strobel details step by step how believers can share their faith with nonbelievers, and provides resources for becoming more knowledgeable about the historical and scientific truth behind our faith.

Duration:00:14:59

The Man Behind The Case For Christ

10/7/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 1 of a 2-part show with Lee Strobel, best-selling author and Christian apologist. Strobel describes how he came to faith through his investigation into Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection, and how he uses science and history to approach discussions about faith with nonbelievers.

Duration:00:15:00

Machines vs. Souls

9/30/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs sits down with Dr. R.J. Snell of the Witherspoon Institute to discuss what it means to be human and how our culture’s current views of life and death reflect an attitude of entitlement, as many view their bodies as machines they own rather than as embodied souls they have been gifted.

Duration:00:14:59

Profess At Your Own Risk

9/23/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs speaks with Dr. Allan Josephson, a former professor from the University of Louisville, who was removed from the university for his comments on gender dysphoria. Dr. Josephson is currently suing the university for violating his free speech rights, and he is being represented by Alliance Defending Freedom. ADF senior counsel Travis Barham joins Dr. Josephson on Family Policy Matters this week.

Duration:00:14:59

Fighting For The Freedom To Choose

9/16/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs sits down with Mike Long, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina. Long shares why 20% of North Carolina families are exploring non-traditional schooling options, and how the Millennial parent mindset of having options continues to influence this school choice trend.

Duration:00:14:59

The Inside Scoop On Independent Schools

9/9/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs talks to Linda Nelson, a veteran educator and Executive Director of the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS). Nelson describes the diverse makeup of independent schools in North Carolina, and dispels many of the stereotypes people may have about private schools.

Duration:00:14:59

How To Homeschool In North Carolina

9/3/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs speaks with Dr. Matthew McDill, a homeschooling dad and Executive Director of North Carolinians for Home Education. Dr. McDill discusses the most common characteristics of homeschool families in North Carolina, as well as the safeguards and resources available for those who might want to begin homeschooling in our state.

Duration:00:14:59

Refuting The Myths About Public Charter Schools

8/26/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs sits down with Rhonda Dillingham, a veteran educator and Executive Director of the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools. Dillingham discusses the history of public charter schools, and dispels the most common negative stereotypes about these schools.

Duration:00:14:59

The Game Plan For Fighting Divorce (Part 2)

8/19/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 2 of a 2-part show with JP De Gance, Founder and President of Communio, an organization that works to equip communities and churches to strengthen marriages, families, and faith. De Gance continues his conversation with NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs about Communio’s unique work to strengthen marriages and limit divorces.

Duration:00:14:59

The Game Plan For Fighting Divorce (Part 1)

8/12/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 1 of a 2-part show with J.P. De Gance, Founder and President of Communio, an organization that works to equip communities and churches to strengthen marriages, families, and faith. De Gance speaks with NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs about how Communio operates and what it is doing differently to strengthen marriages and limit divorces.

Duration:00:14:59

Transgender Vs. Title IX

8/5/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs sits down with Denise Harle, legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom. Harle unpacks the recent Title IX complaint ADF filed on behalf of several female high school track runners in Connecticut. There, two biological men have been competing as women and winning every track race they enter, to the detriment of biological females and against Title IX rules.

Duration:00:14:59

Opting Out Is Not An Option (Part 2)

7/29/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 2 of a 2-part show with Dan Darling, a pastor and Vice President of Communications for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. Darling continues his conversation with NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs, discussing the importance of Christians being involved in public policy and how we should employ grace and respect when addressing those who disagree with us.

Duration:00:14:59

Opting Out Is Not An Option

7/22/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs talks with Dan Darling, pastor and Vice President of Communications for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, in Part 1 of this 2-part series. Darling discusses the importance of people of faith being involved in public policy and advocating for justice in our nation and the world.

Duration:00:14:59

Learning To Know God

7/15/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family President John Rustin sits down with Jessica Burke, a former educator and writer for the Leadership Council of the ERLC. Burke discusses the importance of faith in a child’s education, and how learning can help us all better know God through his creation. Burke also advises parents on balancing helping their children earn a successful education while growing a meaningful faith.

Duration:00:15:00

From Addict to Advocate (Part 2)

7/8/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 2 of a 2-part series with Mike Lindell, inventor of MyPillow and founder of the Lindell Recovery Network. NC Family President John L. Rustin speaks with Lindell about the role his faith has played not only in his recovery from drug addiction, but also in his business and his philanthropic work. Lindell also discusses his upcoming business projects.

Duration:00:14:59

From Addict to Advocate (Part 1)

7/1/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you Part 1 of a 2-part series with Mike Lindell, inventor of MyPillow and founder of the Lindell Recovery Network. NC Family President John L. Rustin sits down with Lindell to discuss his personal experiences with severe drug addiction and recovery, and how his faith has played a role in this journey.

Duration:00:14:59

Divorce's Echo

6/24/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family is re-airing a show from August of 2017. In this show, NC Family President John L. Rustin speaks with Leila Miller about her book, Primal Loss: The Now-Adult Children of Divorce Speak. Miller talks about some of the stories and trends discussed in her book, and how she has seen divorce affect children as they grow up.

Duration:00:14:59

The Dangerous Inequalities of the "Equality Act"

6/17/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family President John Rustin sits down with Mary Beth Waddell, Senior Legislative Assistant for the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. Waddell discusses the federal “Equality Act,” which has already passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and analyzes its potential impact on individuals, families, and communities across our nation should it become law.

Duration:00:14:59

Flowers, Faith, and Religious Freedom

6/10/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family brings you a Q&A session between NC Family President John Rustin, Barronelle Stutzman, and Kellie Fiedorek, from our NC Family Major Speakers Dinner in Raleigh. Stutzman is the Washington State florist whose religious liberty case made it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Fiedorek is an attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, who represents Stutzman in her ongoing defense of her religious liberties.

Duration:00:15:00

Artificial Intelligence: For Good Or Evil

6/3/2019
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This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family Communications Director Traci DeVette Griggs sits down with Jason Thacker, Creative Director at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, to discuss Artificial Intelligence, or AI. Thacker explains the benefits and dangers stemming from the use of AI, and where the Church can enter into this discussion.

Duration:00:14:59