Read Acts 15:12 out loud with your family.
Ask the following question and discuss the answer together as a family.
Q: What is one of the biggest things you have in common with your best friend?
Parent Note: Paul and Barnabas were friends through their common love for Jesus. They worked well together because their lives were built on the same foundation: a faith in Christ.
Read the following prayer out loud. Have your kids repeat after you:
Dear God, thank You for putting others in my life who love Jesus.
I know that You gave me these friends to help me be closer to You.
Help me to be a good friend like Barnabas was to Paul.
We ask these things in Jesus’ name, Amen.