Type your full legal name.
Later you will also have the option to choose a 'display name' which will be visible to other members.
Type a name or nickname that you would like to use if your name is ever displayed on TFI member websites.
This name may be visible to other members.
If you leave this field blank, your legal name will be used by default.
Select the month, day, and year of your date of birth.
You must be 18 years or older. Your date of birth will be used to verify that you are eligible to have a members account, and to provide you with age appropriate services.
16 and 17 year-olds may also sign up for an account with parental permission from at least one parent.
Select your gender (ie: your sex).
Your gender will be used provide you with gender appropriate services.
Select the country or countries of which you are a citizen.
If you hold citizenship for more than one country, you will have the option to select additional countries.
Select the country or territory in which you live.
You may also be asked to select a state or province when choosing certain countries.
Type a short name which you will use to log into your account.
The name must be all lowercase. It may also contain digits, dashes, dots, or underscores, but no spaces.
The login name you choose must be unique. If the login name you choose has already been taken by another member, you will be asked to enter a different login name.
Type a password which you will use to log into your account. The password must be at least 12 characters and must include at least one digit or symbol.
The following characters are allowed in your password: a-z, A-Z, 0-9, and common punctuation characters. Non-English characters cannot be used.
A short phrase often makes a good password. Never use your name as your password.
Passwords are case sensitive. If you use capital letters in your password, you will need to type it in that same case every time.
Confirm the password you typed above by typing it a second time.
This will help to make sure that there aren't any typos, and that you remember your password perfectly.
You will be asked this question if you have forgotten your password and try to access your account. Pick a question that only you could answer.
Type the answer to the above secret question. If you forget your password, you'll need to type the answer to the above question exactly as you typed it here in order to access your account.
The privacy agreement above describes how the information you entrust this site with will be used.
To create your account, you must agree to the privacy terms, by checking this box.
An email address that we can use to communicate with you.
In addition you can choose to allow other TFI member services to communicate with you via your email address.
The email address you choose must be unique. It must not be in use by another member.
Type your phone number if you have one.
Your phone number will be used to contact you if necessary.
If you don’t have a phone number, you can enter an alternative you use (like your Skype account name, for example).
Type your mailing address.
This will be used by TFI to mail things to you when necessary.
TFI members are required to contribute financially by tithing or giving a monthly donation.
Membership contributions can be given directly to TFI, or to another member who is tithing directly to TFI.
A TFI member must report monthly, or have someone else report for them.
If you choose to have someone else report for you, that member will receive a request which they then can accept or reject.
In addition the member you choose to report for you must report directly to TFI.
The Family Aid Fund (FAF) is an emergency aid program available to participating TFI members who contribute monthly.
TFI members who tithe have the option to contribute 1% of their income or give EUR 15 monthly. TFI members who give a monthly contribution are required to give EUR 15 if they want to participate in the Family Aid Fund program.