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Emerson Collins

Emerson Collins is the Program Manager for Bring Your Bible to School Day and The Live it Challenge at Focus on the Family. He lives in Colorado Springs where he enjoys time with friends and family playing videogames, ultimate frisbee, and bringing his Bible with him everywhere he goes. If he isn’t out on adventures with his new wife and son, you might find him serving his local church in their pastoral residency program.

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How to Forgive: Four Thoughts to Help You Forgive Others

We’ve all been hurt by someone and it’s not easy to forgive. But the Bible tells us that it needs to happen. Here are four thoughts to help you on the road to forgiveness. Head Do you need to forgive someone? It can be a difficult process, but as Chris …

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Bible Reading Challenge!

We have each been planted with seeds of the Gospel, but how can we help those seeds grow? One of the best ways to help that seed grow is with a Bible reading plan! Start a Bible reading plan today and find new and fun ways to read God’s Word! The Bible …

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Praying for Non-Believers

Head “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10). These are the words Jesus spoke to Zacchaeus when Zacchaeus left his old life and began following Jesus. Although there are Christians all over the world today, many people …

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What is Discipleship and How Do We Do It?

What does discipleship look like? And how can you disciple others and be discipled for Christ? Head Defining Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor, theologian, and author, penned the critically acclaimed book The Cost of Discipleship to encourage …

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Where to Start Reading the Bible

We have each been planted with seeds of the Gospel, but how can we help those seeds grow? One of the best ways to help that seed grow is with a Bible reading plan! Start a Bible reading plan today! Head The Bible is packed with historical accounts and …

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Exploring Advent with Focus on the Family!

From fasting to family crafts, daily devotionals to delightful traditions, take a journey through the many ways we like to celebrate Advent! Advent 2023 Adventure Did you know that Advent is not only a time of preparation for Jesus’ birth, but also a c …

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Personality Test: Are You a Leader, Thinker, Talker, or Peacemaker?

Are you a Leader, Thinker, Talker, or Peacemaker? Take this free personality test to find out and use it with your family to learn more about navigating the personality differences in your home! What’s your personality type? https://www.youtube.com/wat …

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Why Did Jesus Die: Helping Your Kids Understand the Gospel

Your kids may be asking the question, “Why did Jesus die?” It’s an important question and a wonderful opportunity for you as a parent to help your child understand the importance of Christ’s death and resurrection.

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Good Friday 2022

Dear Christian, would you never forget the payment that was required for your sin. Every piercing thorn into his skull, every flesh tearing lash of the whip, every painful gasp of air on that cursed tree, was because of your sin, and Christ’s immeasurable love to endure it.