Time for Family Stream

  1. Modern Family – What is family? Exploring what family looks like in society today and how we can engage and work with them
  2. God’s Design for Family – Why did God place people in families? An opportunity to theologically reflect and discuss God’s plan and purpose for families.
  3. Families that make a difference – sharing practical tools to help families develop and grow together but also reach out and help other families

Time for Restoration Stream

  1. Dealing with Broken Children – Brief overview of the issues and traumas children and families face and how we can work to help them.
  2. Looking for God’s fingerprints in a Broken World – exploring how we see God in the difficult and heart-breaking situations that we sometimes face when working with children and families
  3. Healing through Art – using art and creativity as a therapeutic tool with children

Time for Growth Stream

  1. Focusing on the ‘whole’ Child – exploring a biblical, holistic model of child growth
  2. Growing as Children and Family Workers – space to reflect and discuss how we are we growing and developing personally and how we as children and family workers can be more in tune to what God is saying and doing in the areas we work.
  3. Growing the Whole Child – practical tools for helping to children grow and develop holistically focusing on the importance of effective communication

Time for to be Practical Stream

  1. Engaging Children in Worship – using sung worship to help children grow in their understanding and awareness of God
  2. Creative Prayer – Exploring how we can use creativity to help children connect with God
  3. Raising Effective volunteers – Do you need more volunteers? Do you wish your volunteers were more reliable and enthusiastic? Come and explore practical ways to develop and grow your volunteers

*subject to change

About admin

Phil Bowyer is one of the founders of Integral Mission and Soul Action South Africa. He creates space for people who are exploring how to respond to various forms of poverty to connect with one another and God's mission. He is the author of several books on Integral Mission, incl. A Different World, Express Community and The Whole Wide World.