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Helping Our Youth Catch the Gospel

Theme: Since values are more often caught than taught, we parents and guardians have the wonderful opportunity of helping children and youth to take hold of the gospel by providing an atmosphere of warmth, openness and grace and allowing our young people to witness our own behavior, including our mistakes and our requests for forgiveness.…

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Families Who Foster Faith

Theme: Scripture reveals the paramount importance of the family in transmitting spiritual values from generation to generation. Theme Text: Deuteronomy 6:4-25; Matthew 22:37-38 Presentation Notes: Throughout the following outline, numbers in parentheses (1), (2), (3) will indicate items from the section called Sermon Illumination which may be used for illustration. The addition of your personal…

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Walking Down Memory Lane For Family Revival

WALKING DOWN MEMORY LANE FOR FAMILY REVIVAL by Waveney Martinborough Director, Department of Family Ministries, Inter-American Division Theme: Family revival is born of telling and retelling our stories of God’s workings in our lives and in our families. Theme Text: Is. 12:1-6 How many of you have ever gone down memory lane? A place, a…

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Transitions and Traditions

TRANSITIONS AND TRADITIONS by Gaspar Colon Co-Director, Family Ministries Euro-Asia Division Theme: Dramatic changes in the lives of God’s people were often marked by celebrations. These celebrations frequently became traditions that kept memories alive and helped change to be viewed positively as part of growth and progress toward God’s goals for His people. Theme Text:…

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A Time For Turning

A TIME FOR TURNING by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: Within the heart-turning, family-strengthening Elijah message for our time there is a hopeful, redemptive message for those who have departed from the values of God’s word. Theme Text: 1 Kings 18:20-45; 1 Kings 17:17-24; Luke 15:11-32 Presentation Notes:…

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If You Don’t “Get It”, You Don’t Get It!

IF YOU DON’T “GET IT,” YOU DON’T GET IT! by Karen Flowers Co-Director, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: Until we understand our complete lostness and God’s amazing grace, we can never understand forgiveness. When we do understand, God will enable us to draw on His grace and pass it on. Theme Text: Matthew…

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Brother Beloved

BROTHER BELOVED by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: The gospel offers new beginnings for estranged relationships. Theme Text: John 15:12; Philemon 15, 16. Supplementary Reading: Ellen G. White, Acts of the Apostles, pp. 456-460. Presentation Notes: The notes presented in this section do not constitute a prepared sermon…

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