Posts By: Samuel

2017 Family Conferences

Family Conferences are week-long, life-changing family events. Rich fellowship, inspiring messages, and hands-on workshops make Family Conferences something to look forward to by anyone who has experienced one. Whether making new friendships with other families or rekindling relationships from previous years, the conference is an annual highlight for many. The conferences are structured to foster […]

Green Lake Family Conference Speaker’s Message Hits Home

The Green Lake Family Conference was held August 30–September 3 at a beautiful retreat center right on Green Lake. The delightful Wisconsin weather and pleasant setting made for a great atmosphere at our first ever Family Conference in Wisconsin. The location choice received hearty approval from many of the 379 attendees as well as the […]

Fathers’ Conference & Family Week February 2017

Fathers are vital Why are fathers under so much attack today? The role of fathers in the lives of children is designed by God to be a direct reflection of the role of our Heavenly Father. Children whose fathers give in to anger, anxiety, lust, and greed often develop a distorted view of their Heavenly […]

2016 Family Connections Trip First Half Report

The Family Connections team is on the road supporting families all across the United States and Canada with encouragement, resources, inspiration and connection with other like-minded families. The fellowship with families who gather their family around the Word of God is so special. Overall we have had more attending this year than the previous years. […]

The Big Sandy Family Connection

Meaningful Messages The first of the Family Connections meetings was held Saturday, June 25, in Big Sandy, Texas. The day started with a classic message by Ron Dunn. Although first recorded in 1994, it is just as applicable for today. In his message entitled “How to Discover God Through Your Struggles,” Pastor Dunn explained how God’s […]

Family Conference Slide Show

Thank you for attending the Family Conference in Big Sandy, TX, and/or Toccoa, GA! Here are some special memories captured on camera that you might enjoy. If you have not yet come to a Family Conference this year, we hope you can come to one of the two remaining conferences: Sacramento, CA, July 5-8, or […]

2016 Family Connections Trip Announcement

The Family Connections team is excited to announce the 2016 Family Connections trip! For the last two years, a team has had the privilege of traveling around the US and Canada, meeting with families and individuals all over the country with the purpose of encouraging them in their walk with the Lord and in centering […]

“Walking in the Light”—Toccoa, GA 2016

The Toccoa, GA, Family Conference took place May 17-20 at the beautiful Georgia Baptist Convention Center. More than 400 people attended, and it was a wonderful time of fellowship and refreshing encouragement from God’s Word. Following are some testimonies from three attendees: What a blessing it was for our family to attend the Toccoa Family […]

“Walking in the Light”—Big Sandy 2016

Two weeks ago nearly 1800 people gathered in Big Sandy, Texas, to fellowship around the Word of God at the first of four conferences to be held this year with the theme, “Walking in the Light.” Even before the conference began, we heard reports of God at work in the hearts and lives of people […]

“Let There be Light” (Genesis 1:3)

God’s first command at the dawn of creation was, “Let there be light.” Many have asked, “How could light be produced on the first day, and the sun, which is the source of light, not be created until the fourth day?”  Let’s see what God’s Word says about this. The Hebrew word for light in […]

2016 Family Conference Registration Now Open!

Family Conferences bring a host of memories to the minds of families who have benefited from the rich fellowship, powerful messages, and hands-on experiences. This year will be no exception! Inspiring speakers will give practical teaching from God’s Word. Action-packed activities will be used to illustrate life lessons that young people and children will remember […]

Sacramento Family Conference

More than 580 individuals attended the 2015 Sacramento Family Conference held June 30 – July 3. Like the sunny California skies, many smiling folks came to encourage and be encouraged to “draw near to God.” Children were excited about the week’s programs and adults were challenged by the main messages. Some reports follow about the […]

2015 Family Conferences Draw Near to God

Family Conferences are long-anticipated by many families from around the world because of the inspiration and fellowship attendees receive. Have you registered yet? The Sacramento Family Conference is right around the corner. The deadline for online registration is midnight, Tuesday, June 23. Register in advance and get the early registration discount. As always, there will be late registration […]

Big Sandy Family Conference 2015

From all across the United States and several other countries, families gathered April 21-24 in Big Sandy, Texas, to enjoy uplifting fellowship with other believers and to be challenged from God’s Word to draw near to Him. Some speakers were conference favorites from recent years, including Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar, Paul & Jenny Speed, […]

Report from the 2015 Mexico Family Conference!

From all across Mexico, families and pastors met near Guadalajara to attend the 2015 Mexico Family Conference, February 26-28. The Lord used a variety of speakers to refresh and motivate the nearly 400 attendees with the conference theme “Looking unto Jesus.” One commented that it was “a real conference with real answers,” while several Saturday-only […]

Are You Ready to Draw Near to God?

The Family Conferences are just around the corner! The 2015 Family Conference Guide is posted online, complete with a listing of speakers and programs for your family to enjoy. Speakers include Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, the parents of 19 children; David and Jason Benham, twin brothers who use their entrepreneurial skills to reach others […]