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  • Parental Problems: How Do I Put Parental Controls on My Child’s Phone? January 23, 2022
    As of 2019, over 53% of children in the U.S. have access to a smartphone by age 11, while 84% of teenagers have their own smartphone. While these devices can increase the ability to communicate with friends and family, there is also a great risk that comes with putting a wide-reaching electronic gadget into the… […]
  • Location Tracking 101: What Is the Best App to Track Someone’s Location? January 16, 2022
    Looking for a way to keep track of your loved ones? Did you know you could use GPS tracking gadgets use signals to check their locations with great accuracy? Knowing where your family is at all times can help you live with peace of mind. It’s calming to know that (god forbid) anything ever happened… […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • Can You Monitor Your Child’s Phone Activity? (The Answer Is Yes) January 9, 2022
    As anyone who has a teenage son or daughter will know, it’s hard to separate your child from their phone. They take them everywhere and do everything with them. It’s their lifeline to the world. Findings show that teens tend to spend more than seven hours a day on their phones! That doesn’t even count work or… […]
    Lauren May
  • Best 5 iPhone Parental Monitoring Apps Available in AppStore [2022] January 2, 2022
    More and more parents are turning to the use of parental monitoring apps in order to ensure the safety and general wellbeing of their children. There are so many things that you can get out of these apps, so it is hardly surprising that so many people would want to make use of them. With… […]
    Lauren May
  • How to Block Unknown Callers and Make Them ‘Known’ December 26, 2021
    Research findings from the Pew Research Center suggest that over 80% of Americans ignore their phones when an unknown number calls. The most common reasons for people to screen calls are fears of scams and not wanting to take calls related to work or matters that might impact their daily routine. Receiving calls from unfamiliar… […]
    Alexandria Ingham

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  • How to Live the Bible — Dealing With Severe Loss January 26, 2022
    This is the one-hundred-ninety-third lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. We need to understand the […]
    Mel Lawrenz
  • You Are Never Alone January 26, 2022
    By Abide Christian Meditation When you’re lost in the dark caverns of loneliness, it’s easy to believe that you are alone and will always be alone, that you will always strain your eyes looking for a glimmer of light. You can easily believe that your suffering is meaningless and that your pain will keep you […]
    Guest Post
  • What Is the Meaning of Life?: An Interview with Ben Stuart January 25, 2022
    What would you say to the statement that God’s purpose for your life is for you to struggle well? That it’s about driving the evil dictator out of your heart and establishing the true King so you can overcome the deceptive strategies of sin aimed specifically at your weaknesses that bend your behaviors to broken […]
    Jonathan Petersen
  • Does Reading the Bible Lead to Losing Your Faith? January 24, 2022
    Editor’s Note: The following content is excerpted from How (Not) to Read the Bible: Making Sense of the Anti-women, Anti-science, Pro-violence, Pro-slavery and Other Crazy Sounding Parts of Scripture by Dan Kimball (HarperChristian Resources, 2022) By Dan Kimball It’s January and that means many Christians have started the year with a fresh goal to read […]
    Guest Post
  • The Illustrated Catholic Bible With More Than 500 Woodcut Images Made in the 16th Century January 21, 2022
    The Illustrated Catholic Bible (Catholic Bible Press, 2021) is a one-of-a-kind Bible from Catholic Bible Press, containing 513 woodcut illustrations scanned directly from an original print copy of an eminent Latin Bible published in Venice in 1574 featuring the St. Jerome’s Vulgate translation, edited by Johannes Hentenius, and printed “in the shop of the heirs […]
    Jonathan Petersen

RSS Our Daily Bread

  • Not Holding Grudges January 27, 2022
    During a promotional event in 2011, two seventy-three-year-old former Canadian Football League players got into a fistfight on stage. They had a “beef” (grudges and feuds between friends, family members or enemies) dating back to a controversial championship football game in 1963. After one man knocked the other off the stage, the crowd called out […]
    Marvin Williams
  • True Happiness January 26, 2022
    In the tenth century, Abd al-Rahman was the ruler of Cordoba, in Spain. After fifty years of successful reign (“beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies”), al-Rahman took a deeper look at his life. “Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call,” he said of his […]
    Sheridan Voysey
  • Loving God January 25, 2022
    The professor ended his online class in one of two ways each time. He’d say, “See you next time” or “Have a good weekend.” Some students would respond with “Thank you. You too!” But one day a student responded, “I love you.” Surprised, he replied, “I love you too!” That evening the classmates agreed to […]
    Anne Cetas
  • The Potter’s Wheel January 24, 2022
    In 1952, in an effort to prevent clumsy or careless people from breaking items in a shop, a Miami Beach storeowner posted a sign that read: “You break it, you buy it.” The catchy phrase served as a warning to shoppers. This type of sign can now be seen in many boutiques. Ironically, a different […]
    Katara Patton
  • This Is Grace January 23, 2022
    Les Miserablés begins with paroled convict Jean Valjean stealing a priest’s silver. He’s caught, and he expects to be returned to the mines. But the priest shocks everyone when he claims he’d given the silver to Valjean. After the police leave, he turns to the thief, “You belong no longer to evil, but to good.” […]
    Mike Wittmer

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