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Tuesday Video: Burger King Bully

Some videos I add to the blog are for your own inspiration. This video is a good one to share with your kids. Bullying is…

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Daily Devotional


Life gets busy. Distractions are everywhere. In the midst of today’s craziness, may you be reminded of the importance and value of connecting with those people you love most, and with the Lord.

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Couples Devotional: Time for a Tune-Up

If your marriage is neglected, it runs the risk of sputtering and breaking down. Don’t wait until your marriage is in trouble to perform “preventive maintenance.”

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From the Culture Blog

Modern Family: Average Parent Spends Just 5 Hours Face-To-Face With Their Kids Per Week

The concept of a close-knit family is quickly becoming an antiquated notion. A recent survey of 1,000 British parents found that the average parent spends a mere five hours per week communicating face-to-face with their children.

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