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Does your child struggle with being lonely? It is heartbreaking when a son or daughter says, “I don’t have any friends.” Loneliness is something we all experience from time to time.  How can we help our kids know they are not alone because they are loved by us and more importantly, by God? Beloved author Max Lucado is here to shout good news to every soul. His new children’s book, Just in Case You Ever Feel Alone, will bring comfort to you and your kids. In today’s conversation, you’ll learn:

2:20 Receive this encouragement not just for your kids, but for you

7:44 How has technology affected the way a family communicates 

11:37 How can we as parents become “missionaries” for our children 

17:20 What to say to your child that may feel lonely at school 

20:06 How can you help your child when you feel lonely yourself? 

22:47 How to avoid leaving marriage behind while raising your kids

Max Lucado is a prolific author, pastor, and host of the Encouraging Word podcast on AccessMore. He’s written more than 40 books since the 1980s that have been translated into 50 languages, selling more than 145 million copies worldwide. He’s been dubbed “America’s Pastor” by Christianity Today and “The Best Preacher in America” by Reader’s Digest. He serves the people of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio TX. 

Learn about Max Lucado and his new children’s book we talked about on today’s episode, Just in Case You Ever Feel Alone.   

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