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Luke 14:26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.” – Luke 14:26 The Bible has a...

Take a vacation. Have a plan. Let the entire family know what vacation will be so that they can look forward to it. Don’t make the plan too detailed or rigid. Ask every family member what they would like to experience on vacation. If possible,...

Pray for your friend every day and let them know you are praying. Ask your friend how you can be a better friend. Check in regularly to see how your friend is doing. Send encouraging Scriptures to your friend in seasons when they...

Nearly every time I even mention Satan or demons in a sermon, someone walks up and asks, “Can Christians be possessed by demons”? This is one of those questions that many people answer too quickly. The problem is that the word...

Find a Bible in a translation you enjoy. Set a time to read your Bible every day. Sign up for a Bible reading plan with You Version. Turn off distracting technology so you can focus. Spend a few moments in prayer before reading, asking...

Use the time as a prayer meeting with God. Listen to an audio Bible. Listen to a Christian audio book. Listen to a sermon podcast. Turn off your technology and enjoy silence and solitude with God. Listen to worshipful music and sing to the Lord. Use...

Turn all technology off. Sit down to eat a good meal together frequently so that everyone looks forward to it. Pray over your meal. Have an open Bible on the table and spend time discussing a passage of Scripture in a fun and...

“You don’t work full time until you’re a mom,” was a quote from a Mother’s Day card that caught my eye. That is a strong statement, and one that I’m sure some would argue with. Having worked full-time both outside...

Set a time to pray every day so that it becomes a regular meeting with God. Set a regular place to pray every day. Turn off your technology so you aren’t distracted. Start by taking a few deep breaths to calm down and...