Berean Family Ministry Blog

Resources: Axis Parent Guides

August 22, 2019

We are always looking for resources that we can pass along to parents to help them in the discipleship and parenting process of their kids.   We want to encourage you to check out the Parent Guides that are put out by Axis. ( While these guides are not free, they are reasonably priced at…

5 things to look forward to with Team KID

August 19, 2019

by Tanner Pinkerman As you have heard, we are launching a brand-new Wednesday night program for our preschool and elementary kids. We have been diligently planning behind the scenes and are getting more and more excited as we plan! Here are five things to look forward to with Team KID.   1. We will have…

Aren’t They the Same?

August 15, 2019

by Pastor Ben Holden   At Berean we offer programming for kids and youth on weekends and on Wednesday nights. Have you ever wondered why we do that? No other ministry in the church follows this schedule with multiple times of gathering. When it comes to weekend and Wednesday night programming, you might be wondering,…

Link: 5 Questions to Ask When Your Child Professes Faith

August 12, 2019

5 Questions to Ask When Your Child Professes Faith by Scott Slayton There is nothing we want more than to see our kids make a profession of faith in Jesus Christ. But how do we know if they are ready to take this step? How do we know if they understand? How do we disciple…

Link: How to Prepare a Child to Read the Bible

August 9, 2019

How to Prepare a Child to Read the Bible by Joe Carter   Joe Carter gives a great perspective on why we teach our kids to read as well as good tips on how to help them learn to read the Bible. In his post he says:   “We consider literacy to be so obviously…

Why the Switch?

August 5, 2019

by Pastor Ben Holden You may have heard our BIG announcement that we are launching a new program for kids on Wednesday nights at Berean called Team KID. We are incredibly excited about how this new program will help us to walk alongside kids in their discipleship process and partner with parents and families. But…

Space to Doubt

August 1, 2019

by Dan Goldschmidt   In their book Growing With, Kara Powell and Steven Argue share some findings in a survey conducted by the Fuller Youth Institute that included questions about doubt and faith. What they discovered is the following, “…opportunities to express and explore their doubts were actually correlated with greater faith maturity. In other…

Link: Don’t Waste Your Vacation

July 29, 2019

Don’t Waste Your Vacation by Jason K. Allen Summer is a popular time to take family vacations. We save up and look forward to them all year. Dr. Allen has some helpful tips on how to strategically maximize and optimize these vacations.

VBS: A Next Step

July 25, 2019

by Pastor Ben Holden One of the biggest events in the life our church each year is without a doubt VBS.   VBS at Berean has a long-standing reputation within the community and has had an impact on kids for decades. As I am writing this, we are heading into Day 4 of VBS 2019.…

A Teenagers Ten Commandments to Parents

July 22, 2019

by Pastor Dusty Decker Being a parent of a teenager can seem like one of the craziest, frustrating, and tiring times of your life. But it can also be one of the most rewarding times as well. I think the reason it can feel so crazy at times is because we are all just trying…