Start looking at your smartphone more as a tool than a distraction. There are tons of apps out there that can be used by families to continue the faith discussion. Here are a few suggestions:
1. Gabbit Studies show that families who have at least one faith conversation a week are much stronger and tend to stick together longer. Gabbit makes it easy-and fun-for your family to grow closer to each other and to God. Gabbit gives you hundreds of dynamic, family-friendly questions at the push of a button. No rules, no instructions-just pick a category and let the unforgettable conversations begin! Free versions are available for iPhones and iPads as well as Android.
2. My First Hands-On Bible App The “My First Hands-On Bible app” from Group Publishing lets preschoolers experience God’s Word, not just read it. It includes motions, sounds, and simple activities that kids do as a family. It instills a love for the Bible while giving parents and grandparents unforgettable memories of growing their children’s faith. The first 5 stories are free. Available through itunes & google play.
3. The Beginner’s Bible iPad App The next new story pack is available for purchase for only $1.99!! Featuring the next six New Testament stories with audio, activities, and an all-new game! The new game challenges children to get all the falling fish into the basket before they hit the ground! The new stories include: A Captain’s Faith, A Hole in the Roof, Jesus Calms the Storm, Two Miracles, A Fisherman’s Net, and Jesus Feeds Many.