ParentU Conference

Twice a year, Berean hosts our ParentU Conference where we equip adults to lead children on their discipleship journey. A large group gathering will be followed by breakout sessions featuring training for each milestone. All of our seminars will be led by experienced members of our church. You won't want to miss it!

Friday, November 2, 6-9 p.m., Burnsville Campus

Childcare  //  Free Pizza Dinner

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Stuart Hall

Powered by 28+ years of next-generation leadership experience, Stuart serves as Director of Student Leadership and Leadership Networking for Orange (ReThink Group) and also leads INFLUNSR, an organization whose mission is to fuel the next generation of leaders worth following.

Combining a unique balance of self-deprecating, anecdotal humor, iconoclastic insight and powerful application, Stuart speaks to thousands of junior high, high school and college students, student pastors, parents, leaders, and coaches every year through camps, retreats, and special events.

Stuart has co-authored three books: the award-winning The Seven Checkpoints: Seven Principles Every Teenager Needs to Know and MAX Q: Developing Students of Influence with Andy Stanleyand theleadership edition of Wired: For a Life of Worship with Louie Giglio.

 

Breakout Seminars

General

How Berean Wants to Partner with Your Home

Teachers – Ben Holden, Tanner Pinkerman, Dan Goldschmidt

Room 114

A look at why Berean has taken its approach to ministry and partnership with the family and how that practically is being implemented at each level.

Teaching Your Child About Jesus as A Single Parent (1st Session Only)

Milestone – Faith Commitment

Teacher – Jacque Churchill-Forga

Room 117

Encouragement and tools for discipling your child in a single parent home.

 

Berean Kids Line

The Journey Begins: Committing to Take the Lead (1st Session Only)
Milestone – Child Dedication

Teacher – DJ & Leighera Leffin

Room – 104/105
An introduction to taking the lead spiritually in your home, including practical ideas on how to introduce God, the Bible, and the gospel to your child.

Family Devotions: Simple Steps to Get Started (2nd Session Only)
Milestone – Faith in Practice/Faith Commitment

Teachers – Brian and Heather Forsberg

Room – 102/103

How to start and lead a regular family devotion time in your home that breeds consistent spiritual growth.

 

Preteen Line

Your Student, The Gospel, and A Faith Commitment

Milestone - Faith Commitment
Teacher – Chris Brown
Room – Gym B

How you and the church can partner together in leading your preteen age student to understand and respond to the gospel.

Nurturing Your Student’s Identity

Milestone - Preteen Passage, Commitment to Purity
Teacher – Brent and Lynn Wilde
Room – 110

Guidance in leading your child toward placing their identity in Christ rather than letting it be defined by the values of the culture.

 

Middle School Line

Tackling Grace vs. Religion with Your Student

Milestone - Faith Commitment, Faith in Practice
Teacher – Nate Bawden
Room – 116

Practical tips in leading your student to an understanding of the gospel of grace rather than trying to earn their good standing with God.

Battling the Mind the Culture is Trying to Develop in Your Student

Milestone – Faith Commitment, Commitment to Purity

Teacher – Peter and Bethany VanDussen

Room – 113

Guiding your child toward a healthy and biblical mindset for relationships, their identity, and a life of following Jesus.

Nurturing Your Student’s Identity

Milestone - Preteen Passage, Commitment to Purity
Teacher – Brent and Lynn Wilde
Room – 110

Guidance in leading your child toward placing their identity in Christ rather than letting it be defined by the values of the culture.

 

High School Line

 

Raising the Bar: Raising the Level of Expectations with Your Student

Milestone – Transition to Adulthood
Teacher – Lisa and Kirsten Presley

Room – 107

Help in preparing your student to take on greater responsibility and ownership in becoming more independent in their spiritual journey.

Battling the Mind the Culture is Trying to Develop in Your Student

Milestone – Faith Commitment, Commitment to Purity

Teacher – Peter and Bethany VanDussen

Room – 113

Guiding your child toward a healthy and biblical mindset for relationships, their identity, and a life of following Jesus.

Nurturing Your Student’s Identity

Milestone - Preteen Passage, Commitment to Purity
Teacher – Brent and Lynn Wilde
Room – 110

Guidance in leading your child toward placing their identity in Christ rather than letting it be defined by the values of the culture.

Tackling Grace vs. Religion with Your Student

Milestone - Faith Commitment, Faith in Practice
Teacher – Nate Bawden
Room – 116

Practical tips in leading your student to an understanding of the gospel of grace rather than trying to earn their good standing with God.

Leading Your Student to Church Membership (1st Session Only)
Milestone – Life in Christ

Teacher – Tony Manning

Room – 109

Teaching your student about the importance of the church and how to be actively engaged and committed to a community of faith.

Transitioning Your Student to A Life of Faith on Their Own

Milestone – Transition to Adulthood, Life in Christ

Teacher – Brian and Wendy Woodbury

Room 115

Practical guidance on how to help your student transition to living a life of faith on their own as an adult.

Connect

Ben Holden, Pastor of Family Ministires

Family Events

19dec6:30 pmBerean Youth Christmas Party6:30 pm Burnsville Campus

11jan7:00 pmBerean Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party7:00 pm Burnsville Campus Room 114

19jan8:00 am4:00 pmRethinking Sexuality Conference8:00 am - 4:00 pm Burnsville Campus Worship Center

20jan2:00 pm4:30 pmRethinking Sexuality Leader Workshop2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Burnsville Campus

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