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2020 VISION:
CONTENDING FOR THE FAITH,
CHALLENGING THE CULTURE

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SUNDAY, APRIL 12,2020
EASTER

Responding to the Transgender Issue:
Parent Resource Guide


This resource is fully researched and documented, defines terms,
explains the issue thoroughly and gives parents practical ways
to address the issue with their children and especially in schools.
A free pdf of the publication is available HERE.
Call our WFC office at 888-378-7395 to obtain a print copy for a suggested donation of $5.
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PARTNER WITH US!
It is the mission of Wisconsin Family Action to advance Judeo-Christian principles and values in Wisconsin by strengthening, preserving, and
promoting marriage, family, life and religious liberty. Our vision is a Wisconsin where God is honored, families thrive, human life is cherished
and religious freedom flourishes.

CLICK here to invest in your family, faith, freedom and future!

LEAVING A LEGACY

Because of our desire to serve and help families, our ministry is making resources available that can be useful in creating a wise giving plan.
Click HERE for more information on how you can significantly impact the Kingdom while strengthening and building families.


Wisconsin’s Cultural Indicators 2019

Click HERE to read more
Wisconsin’s Cultural Indicators, 2019 Edition
is now available online HERE or
by contacting our office
at 608-268-5074.
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Get To Know Your Elected Officials

Wisconsin’s 2019-2020
Legislative Directory
Now available for download
Click HEREto find out who your state and federal legislators are, along with their contact information.

Establish a relationship; let them know you are informed, interested, and involved. PRAY for your elected officials!  (I Tim. 2:1-4)

​​​​An Easter Message of HOPE

 

During this virus crisis and the election chaos in our state, it’s easy to forget this is the Passion Week, the time between Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday. Actually with families together more than usual, this is a perfect time to engage the entire family in commemorating and celebrating this special time of year. Plan faith-themed Easter egg hunts, do coloring and drawing projects depicting various events of this week, read aloud the Gospel accounts of this week, and prepare your children for worshiping on Sunday, even when you can’t be at church.

“I realize everything feels out of sync right now,” says Julaine Appling, president of Wisconsin Family Action. “But we can rest securely knowing God is in control of it all; and we can focus on the positives, which I think is especially important for families. Easter deserves our special attention even in the midst of a national health crisis and an unsettling election cycle. With a little planning this can be a very special time for you and your family.”

Click HERE for a special personal Resurrection Sunday message from Julaine Appling.

Click HERE and HERE for some great family activities you can choose from to celebrate Easter at home!

The Board and Staff of Wisconsin Family Action and Wisconsin Family Council
wish everyone a very blessed Easter!
Wisconsin Family Action, your voice in The Badger State for marriage, family, life and religious freedom. Click HERE to partner with us securely today! 

ELECTION RESULTS—OR NOT 

Part of the excitement of participating in an election is awaiting the close of the polls and watching returns come in throughout the evening—whether it’s a statewide candidate or a local election or referendum, or all of the above you are following. The April 7 election currently has us held in suspense since the time was extended for the ballot count. All absentee ballots cast before the election, all ballots cast at the polling place either early in-person or on the day of the election, and ballots that continue to arrive by mail that are postmarked no later than April 7 will be counted on Monday, April 13. Municipal clerks have been strongly instructed that no ballots are to be counted until after 4 p.m. on Monday, April 13, which means the long-awaited results will be available to the public at some point after that.

WHAT YOU CAN DO:
   

  • This is a time we can devote ourselves to praying for God’s hand over this election as well as a positive outcome. CLICK HERE to listen to this week’s Wisconsin Family ConnectionPray for Those in Authority” for insight on how to further be in prayer.
  • Consider assisting with the fall election along with many others who have offered to lend a hand. Click HERE to be added to our list of contacts so we can connect with you as needs arise. (Scroll to the bottom of the page.) We plan on offering postcard parties again, and we know you won’t want to miss out on this opportunity!
  • Tune in to your television, radio, phone and watch the election results roll in on Monday!

Wisconsin Family Action is your go-to resource for Wisconsin elections. Click HERE to partner with us today! 


GAMBLING: Wisconsin Simply Can’t Afford It

“A federal decision on Ho-Chunk Nation’s plan to build a casino in Beloit, Wisconsin, near the Illinois border, might be imminent, according to a tribal official.

“The tribe has been waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ (BIA) ruling for almost a year now and it seems that a final decision might be on its way.

“The Ho-Chunk Nation, one of Wisconsin’s two federally recognized tribes, wants to build a $400 million hotel and casino resort along Interstate 39/90 in Beloit. The project had been stuck in bureaucracy for years before the summer of 2018 when BIA announced that it would review it.”
READ MORE HERE

Julaine Appling, WFA president, says, “Even while the casinos here are shuttered during the virus, we are talking about the very real possibility of having the state’s first-ever off-reservation casino. Wisconsin doesn’t need another casino now or ever. We have more than 20. With casinos come the loss of local businesses, increased addictions and crime, broken lives and broken families. We simply can’t afford a another casino.”

Wisconsin Family Action is your voice for families in your community, in the state and in the legislature. Click HERE to partner with us securely today!


CHURCHES/PASTORS: How To Navigate New Federal Guidelines 

Wisconsin Family Action is very much continuing its mission and work during this coronavirus crisis. We believe one critical role we have right now is to help pastors and churches, as well as church members, understand both the federal and state guidelines and orders and how they impact ministries. To that end, we have a number of resources on our Wisconsin Family Council website HERE, including an important memo from a constitutional attorney on Governor Evers’ recent order and information from a CPA firm specializing in working with ministries.

We encourage people to access these resources, which we keep updating. One of our resources is a recording of a teleconference with US Senator Ron Johnson, state senator Dave Craig and constitutional attorneys Michael Dean and Rick Esenberg with Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty. We simply want to help pastors and churches have reliable information as they minister during this time. CLICK HERE to access the recording.


IN THE MEDIA

WEEKLY RADIO COMMENTARY. “WISCONSIN FAMILY CONNECTION” –  Airing this week on over 20 stations statewide. Read the transcript of this week’s commentary HERE. Listen to Pray for Those In Authority” HERE. Subscribe to our podcasts HERE! 

ARCHIVED:
Week of March 30, 2020 – 
Vote Absentee & Do It Now!
Week of March 23, 2020 – Practical Suggestions for Responding to the Crisis
Week of March 16, 2020 – 
Times That Test Our Faith

“WISCONSIN FAMILY MINUTE” – A daily program for Christian radio stations! Click HERE for our daily program; listen or download! Click HERE to subscribe to your Wisconsin Family Minute podcasts! Find your local station HERE. If the Christian radio station you listen to isn’t carrying “Wisconsin Family Minute,” please encourage them to do so. Contact us at 866-849-2536 or info@wifamilycouncil.org. 

HOME FRONT – VCY AMERICA
WFC President Julaine Appling hosts VCY America’s “Home Front” program every Wednesday afternoon (Sept.-May) at 3:15 p.m. Click HERE to listen as Julaine gives a summary of how yesterday’s in-person election happened and looks ahead to how the court orders will be implemented and when we will know the results of the election.  Click HERE to subscribe to future Home Front podcasts!

VCY AMERICA TV30 “InFocus”

Julaine Appling, WFC president, is a regular guest (one Monday per month) on VCY America’s TV 30 “InFocus” live, call-in program with Jim Schneider which airs on Monday evenings from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (Sept. through May). Livestream InFocus HERE. Julaine was most recently on InFocus with host Jim Schneider giving an election update on Monday, April 6, 2020. Click HERE to watch the archived episode. 

STAND UP FOR THE TRUTH – Q90 FM

Julaine is a regular guest on Q90’s “Stand Up for The Truth” program (9-10 a.m., M-F). CLICK HERE to listen to Julaine Appling on the most recent Stand Up for the Truth program on q90fm, hosted by David Fiorazo:  “Effects of Coronavirus on States, Businesses and Churches.”

–WFA’s president Julaine Appling is available to speak to your group, church, school, civic organization, and other events. Call 866-849-2536 to schedule.

–Dave Lingle, Wisconsin Family Council’s Director of Church Relations, is available to speak in churches. Call 920-342-1928 for more information.

Wisconsin Family Action is your voice for marriage, family, life and religious liberty in The Badger State.

Partner with us today!