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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 […]

Last Family Conference of the year!

For the last U.S. Family Conference of the year, over 650 people and staff attended the Twin Cities location. Families enjoyed the beautiful university campus where all the programs and sessions were within walking distance. Adults enjoyed hearing the engaging speakers while many students were involved in the various programs. “What am I going to […]

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 […]

Nashville Family Conference Report

More than a thousand people gathered May 26-29 to attend the Nashville Family Conference. Fathers, mothers, children and young adults came to be encouraged to “Draw Near to God.” A young couple on their way home from their honeymoon made it a priority to stop by on the final day of the conference. They wrote […]

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 […]

New Breakout Sessions for Pastors and Young Couples

New at the Family Conferences this year are two special opportunities. First, there will be a special track for young couples who are pursuing God’s best in their relationship, whether they are courting, engaged, or recently married.  Gary Fraley, Chris Hogan, Dwain Swanson, and other speakers will share from their experiences the importance of drawing near to Jesus to […]

New Family Conference Location!

The Twin Cities Families Conference is new this year! As a team of staff toured the country late last year conducting Family Connections meetings, they met with families in Minneapolis who suggested hosting a conference in their area. Their connections proved successful, and we are excited to announce a Family Conference which will be conducted […]