Welcome to Future and Family
Future and Family is the official blog of the Family Studies Program at Houston Baptist University. The purpose of the blog is provide up to date information about the American family and commentary related to family issues. Family as a social institution is undergoing dramatic changes in a single lifetime. The goal of this blog is provide accurate information about those changes and to stimulate dialogue about what they mean for our future.
Dr. Randy Wilson is the Chairman of the Department of Law and Society in the School of Humanities at HBU. He created the Family Studies Program which is in this academic department. As a Professor of Sociology he uses this expertise to learn about the intersection of American experiences of culture, Christianity and family. During his life in Christian higher education he has developed a strong interest in ways to strengthen teaching and learning. His wife is a faculty member in the School of Education and his daughter is a teacher in the Pasadena ISD.