January: Friendship 👋

Friendship is...spiritual? 👩🏻‍🤝‍👨🏾

Some ideas to get you started

Level 1: Novice

  1. 🃏 Host a game night!
  2. 📞 Think of someone in your life you haven’t talked to in a while, and give them a call, just to catch up.
  3. 🎁 Surprise a friend with a random act of kindness.
  4. 🤣 Make room in your life for laughter with friends. Watch a comedy special, or get together, and tell embarrassing stories!

Level 2: Apprentice

  1. 📖 Spend time reading about some of the great friendships  in scripture (Jonathan and David, Naomi and Ruth, Jesus, Mary and Martha).
  2. 🪕 Host a worship night.
  3. 👋 Take the initiative, and try to make a new friend at your workplace, local coffee shop, or church!
  4. 🍜 Start a weekly gathering with friends. Make dinner, have good conversation, and enjoy quality time!

Level 3: Master

  1. ❓ Decide with a friend to practice Spiritual Friendship for the month, meeting weekly to ask each other the questions at the end of the video above.
  2. 🤔 Think of someone in your life who may need a friend or mentor, and ask God to show you if you should meet this need.
  3. 🏝 Plan a trip (or staycation) with some of your close friends!
  4. ❤️‍🩹 Consider if there’s anyone in your life for you to forgive, or be reconciled to, and seek reconciliation (Matthew 5:23-24). 

Have other ideas? Let us know!

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