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 November 29

Remember what Jesus has done for us.Today we see that Jesus took an old habit of gratitude—the Passover—and He turned it into a BRAND-NEW habit of gratitude: the Lord’s Supper or communion.  As we eat the bread and drink the juice, we remember what Jesus has done for...

Kids Experience November 22

Choose to be grateful for what you have.Today we hear a story from Jesus that show this: God gives freely to everyone. It can be tough for us to be grateful when we look around and see the things other people have. We start to wish we had more ourselves. That’s why we...

Kids Experience November 15

Take the time to thank others.It is not hard to say “thank you, “ is it?  But how often do we forget?  In today’s story, we will hear about 10 people who had a lot to be thankful for but only one actually remembered to say “thank you.” Sometimes it can be hard for us...

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...