Glenn T. Stanton is a husband, father, writer and speaker. He married his high-school sweetheart, Jacqueline Stanton, 22 years ago and they have five young children, ages nine and under. They have little sleep, but much joy! Glenn is the Director of Social Research and Cultural Affairs and Senior Research Analyst for Marriage and Sexuality at Focus on the Family.
He is the author of Why Marriage Matters: Reasons to Believe in Marriage in Postmodern Society, which examines the rich and diverse benefits marriage brings to adults, children, and society. He is also a contributor to two books, The Fatherhood Movement: A Call to Action and The Little Big Book for Dads. He has just finished a new book My Crazy, Imperfect Christian Family (NavPress, 2004). It explores what God is up to in family life and how we can please and serve Christ in the craziness and mundaneness of everyday family life. He has also just completed a book on why same-sex marriage and parenting are not good ideas (with Dr. Bill Maier).
Glenn has published articles in Christianity Today, The American Enterprise, The World & I, Boundless, Family Policy, Current Thoughts and Trends, National Forum, and Dr. Laura's Perspective. He has had cover stories in both Citizen and Focus on the Family Magazine. He has been widely quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, USATODAY, Rolling Stone, and the Los Angeles Times. He is a winner of the 2001 Amy Foundation Writing Award. Glenn is featured in the PBS documentary, Affluenza and has been a guest on numerous Focus on the Family radio broadcasts as well as Ken Myer's Mars Hill Audio Journal. He is currently serving the Bush Administration as a consultant on increasing fatherhood involvement in the Head Start program.
A graduate of the University of West Florida, Glenn earned a Masters degree in Interdisciplinary Humanities with an emphasis in philosophy, history and religion. He has also taught in each of these disciplines.
Glenn has a deep passion for helping the Church think and act Christianly in the postmodern age. He is dedicated to helping individuals and society understand and appreciate the deep value of marriage and family relationships and how these beautifully reflect the heart of God. The Stanton family lives in Colorado Springs.
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