There is no greater influence a child has than their parents. Our Family Life ministries come alongside parents to partner with them in influencing kids and students to find and follow Jesus. During this special NextGen weekend we’ll hear from our LPKids, LPStudents and HUGS (Special Needs) leaders as they share their vision and passion for their ministry areas. We’ll also hear some of the unique ways they are reaching their communities during this season – you won’t want to miss it!

Resources

Kids Experience February 28

Be kind to the people who are different from you.Today we hear a story that Jesus told to an expert in the law.  When Jesus finished, He asked, “Which of the three do you think was a neighbor to the man who was attacked by robbers?’ The [man] replied, ‘The one who...

Kids Experience February 21

Be kinder than you have to be.When Jesus told His friends to ‘go the extra mile,’ He meant that they should go farther than they had to. But He wasn’t just talking about walking and carrying a heavy pack. He meant that we should show kindness because we WANT to . . ....

Kids Experience February 14

Be kind to your family and friends. This week we take a peek at the Bible story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz and their little one Obed (see the book of Ruth in the Bible). Because of the kindness of Boaz and Ruth, Naomi now had a home with them. And get this— Obed later...

Resources

A New Covenant

God reminds us in the Bible that He gave an Old Covenant and a New Covenant. Confuse the two and you’re in for a confusing and inconsistent attempt at living for Jesus. It’s not an exaggeration to suggest that the church across the world is mired in legalistic...

New Direction

When we find ourselves moving in a certain direction and focused on our goals, it can be jarring to feel like God suddenly is taking us in a new direction. It's hard to consider that what we are currently building is no longer necessary or worse, futile all along. We...

New Community

We all identify with communities in some ways. Even the most isolated individuals acknowledge some basic common ground with other people groups. From sports teams to political parties to hometowns, communities unite us around common ideas. But when we run into...

A New Heaven and A New Earth

God makes all things new. He is about taking the brokenness brought on by sin and offering a new reality. God’s plans for a believer’s eternity are staggering in immensity and joy. We will exist forever on a new earth—a reality more alive than our present existence....

New Habits

Habits can have a profound impact on our lives in both good and bad ways. And often, we’re unaware of how much we do in our lives simply by force of habit. We’ll discuss how modern behavioral science is catching up to what the church has known for thousands of years...