Encouragement in the Midst of Stormy Weather

“Trust in the Lord” was the theme of this year’s Big Sandy Family Conference. Many families heard life-changing messages, enjoyed heartwarming fellowship, and attended the available practical workshops. Also, there were new speakers, such as Tim Tomlinson and Scott Pauley, who joined the line-up of others who are long-time favorites. One person who has attended […]

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 […]

2017 Family Conference Dates Announced!

Dates have been confirmed for all four Family Conferences in 2017! Big Sandy, Texas: April 25-29 Toccoa, Georgia: May 23-27 Sacramento, California: July 4-8 Green Lake, Wisconsin: September 5-9 On the Saturday following each Conference there will be an opportunity for families to glean from experienced homeschoolers during a morning of sessions solely on the […]

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 […]

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 […]