Youth + Student 
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Overview

 

God has designed the church to shine a light to show every generation the glory of God’s Son.
 
God has designed the family to nurture the hearts of a generation to love God.

 

 

 


 

Key Principles

  • Nothing is more important than someone’s relationship with God.
  • No one has more potential to influence a child’s relationship with God than a parent.
  • No one has more potential to influence the parent than the church.
  • The church’s potential to influence a child dramatically increases when it partners with a parent.
  • The parent’s potential to influence a child dramatically increases when that parent partners with the church.

Essence of Family

 

Family Value #1

Imagine the end.

“The Lord our God, the Lord is one” Deut 6:4

 

Link to Family Value #1


Family Value #2

Fight for the heart.

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and with all your strength." Deut 6:5

 

Link to Family Value #2


Family Value #3

Make it personal.

“These commandments I give you today are to be upon your hearts.” Deut 6:6

Link to Family Value #3 


Family Value #4

Create a rhythm.

“Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Write them on the door frames of your houses and your gates.” Deut 6:7-9

Link to Family Value #4 


Family Value #5

Widen the circle.

“Hear O Israel...” Deut 6:4

Link to Family Value #5