We are often asked, “What is a Family Encouragement Weekend?”

In our culture today, many families feel alone in the walk of life to which the LORD has called them.

Many feel discouraged about a lack of likeminded fellowship.

Many wonder if following the commands, principles, and patterns of Scripture for home and family life is really worth the sacrifice it involves.

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In short, a Family Encouragement Weekend (FEW Conference) it is a weekend conference organized with the simple goal of encouraging families who are seeking to follow a Biblical pattern of family life.

Because… we all need encouragement. We all need strengthening in the race we call the Christian life. We all need reminders that Christ, Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling (2 Tim. 1:9), is indeed faithful and has promised to bring to completion the good work that He has begun (Phil. 1:6).

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And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Colossians 3:17

What a true joy it was to participate in the NC FEW Conference earlier this month! The LORD’s hand of blessing was abundantly evident, and for that our hearts are filled with gratitude.

Throughout the course of the weekend, whether in teaching from the Word, family prayer times, character-building activities, or fellowship together, a spirit of oneness in Christ was beautifully seen.

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In the forthcoming series of posts, we hope to give you a little glimpse of the joyous time the LORD granted us together. May He receive all glory and praise, because He alone is worthy!

 

For information regarding the WV FEW Conference coming up this summer, please contact us.