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Start an FM Program – An Affirmation of the Family – Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Family

BIBLICAL AND THEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON FAMILY Biblical study and theological reflection on family relationships leads to the formulation of several propositions: 1. God is a relational being who has made human beings for relationships (Gen. 1:26-28; 2:18; Eph. 1:4-6; Rev. 4:11). God is often revealed in Scripture in family terms. From the relationship of God…

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Start an FM Program – A Theological Rationale for Family Ministries

A THEOLOGICAL RATIONALE FOR FAMILY MINISTRIES As God’s ambassadors in His mission of reconciling all things unto Himself in Christ, we in the Seventh-day Adventist Church face a unique and demanding challenge. In a society characterized by broken and alienated relationships we must become living and trustworthy expressions of God’s love. This challenge requires a…

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Start an FM Program – Families are Important

FAMILIES ARE IMPORTANT Family plays an important role in the lives of believers. Beginning with Adam, all human beings have come into this world with certain needs that can be satisfied only in intimate relationships with other people. The first man, fresh from the creative fingers of God, with a Creator to worship, a beautiful…

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Start a FM Program – Families are important

FAMILIES ARE IMPORTANT Family plays an important role in the lives of believers. Beginning with Adam, all human beings have come into this world with certain needs that can be satisfied only in intimate relationships with other people. The first man, fresh from the creative fingers of God, with a Creator to worship, a beautiful…

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Start a FM Program – Four Reasons for Family Ministries

FOUR REASONS FOR FAMILY MINISTRIES I. FAMILY MINISTRY HELPS FAMILIES FACE CHALLENGES Families face great challenges today. Family Ministries can help. The Divine ideals for marriage and family living are scarcely evident in our time. Great crises face many families today. In fact, some suggest that doomsday is near for marriage as an institution. They…

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Start a FM Program – The Special Needs of Families

THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF FAMILIES VARIED FAMILY SITUATIONS Family ministry seeks to reach every kind of household. The stereotype of the “ideal” family and household-father, mother, children together-is no longer typical. In the United States, for instance, such families now comprise only about one-third of all households. Two out of every five of U.S. households…

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Start an FM Program – Shaping a Church’s Family Ministries

SHAPING A CHURCH’S FAMILY MINISTRIES The form that family ministry takes will be determined by the overall goals of the church, the felt needs of the congregation and the community, the prevailing attitudes toward such specific ministry and the resources available. The approach that may be used and the intensity with which it is pursued…

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Start an FM Program – Succesful Family Ministries Programs

SUCCESSFUL FAMILY MINISTRIES PROGRAMS The key to successful family ministry programs in the local church includes the following: A definition of needs A specific target audience Adequate planning Quality communication with the target audience A small team of church members who are willing to learn some essential relational skills, and A keen sense of how…

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Start an FM Program

STARTING A FAMILY MINISTRIES PROGRAM Our work for Christ is to begin with the family in the home. By many this home field has been shamefully neglected, and it is time that divine resources and remedies were presented, that this state of evil may be corrected. God designs that the families of earth shall be…

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New App for Families!

The Family Worship App can be downloaded for FREE at the App Store! ¡Ahora disponible en castellano! FAMILY WORSHIP

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