NEXT Conference

‘NEXT’ is a conference for Children’s ministry leaders (paid and volunteer), designed to encourage and equip you to make a difference in the lives of the kids and families you serve. This event has been on Hiatus through the pandemic, but NEXT digital resourcing is being released this fall/winter 2022/23! 

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NEXT Digital Workshops

NEW! Check out the latest NEXT Digital Workshops to inspire and equip your Kid’s ministry team! Download and watch these as a team. Use our discussion guides provided in the descriptions below to facilitate GREAT team conversation. 


"Intergenerationally Sticky Faith"

Corey Siebel
Dr. Cory Siebel walks leaders through six key ingredients that that can help church families strengthen cohesion—or “stickiness”—between the generations.  Use this handout (The Intergenerationally Sticky Church) to facilitate conversation in your team.

Deepening Our Relationship With God

Sandy Sutherland
Sandy Sutherland names some roadblocks in our relationship with God and reminds us of the importance of being with God as we lead in ministry.  

Caring for People and Connecting with People

Edward Powell
Edward Powell challenges leaders to value relationships and shares some of the habits he has developed to build relationships with families in his churches and communities.  

Reflecting on our Pandemic Experiences

Jody Linkletter
Dr. Jody Linkletter helps leaders reflect on the pandemic experiences and connect those experiences to our children’s ministries.