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500 Hours Together:
A One-year Challenge

There are 8,760 hours in a year. You’ll spend roughly 2,080 of those hours at work. On average, almost 900 hours swiping on social media. How much time are you spending with each other?

Four easy-to-do steps

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Step One:
Download
the starter pack.

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Step Two:
If you haven’t already, download the FamilyLife app. We’ll be sending tips and reminders throughout the year.

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Step Three:
Follow us on social. We’ll be sharing how real FamilyLife families are doing on their own 500-Hour journeys. And we want to see how you’re doing, too! Tag us in all your family-night pics and use #500Hours #MarriageGoals and #FamilyGoals.

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Step Four:
Drop back in on this page to see all of our related content in one, easy-to-find spot. Because who has time for searching when you’re tracking 500 hours?
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Download the starter pack

You’ll get

  • Ideas for time together.
  • A tracker to log your hours.
  • More motivation to pencil in the time together.

We have an App just for you

Download

the FamilyLife App

Filled with great stuff to help you on your 500-Hour journey to pursue what matters most.

Sign up for notifications to get tips and reminders throughout the year.

How to find Jesus

Time spent pursuing the ones who matter most is important! Be sure you also know the One who matters most. Spend a few minutes learning more about getting to know Jesus.

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Teachable Moments from Your Epic Parenting Fails & Other Disasters

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Balancing Family and Career for the Young Professional Pursuing Both

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