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Train children in the way they should go; when 
they grow old, they won’t depart from it. - Proverbs 22:6 (CEB)

When I was a child, my father was adamant about regular family Bible study and prayer time. I just wanted to play outside, watch television, or read mystery novels. One morning, the school bus driver arrived early and waited outside where, much to my embarrassment, our family of four was...

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, thank you for the spiritual leaders in our families and communities. Help us to pass on our faith to younger generations. Amen.

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Today's Reading
2 Timothy 3:14-17

Thought for the Day

How can I be a spiritual leader in my household?

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Emmaus helped me laugh again, and it brought joy back to my life after the loss of my child. I am now stronger than ever in my walk with the Lord. And to this day, I continue to sponsor pilgrims to The Walk to Emmaus. In my local church, I have led our discipleship team and have had the opportunity to start new Sunday school classes and various women’s ministries. ¡De Colores!”

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