Homes of Light
Sharing the Light
Presented by: (add presenter name here)
Written by: Pedro Iglesias, MA
Director of the Department of Family Ministries for the Inter-American
Division of Seventh-day Adventists in Miami, Florida, USA.
From Revival and Reformation: Families Reaching Across.
Modern Threats to Marriage and Children
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Increase of divorce
Youth rebellion
Secularism
Drug addiction
The rise of Satanism
Loss of Christian values
Wrongful expression of Sexuality
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Families in the Light
• Families can be different from the world
they live in.
• God will protect families as He did the
children of Israel.
• Families who live in the light are a
witness to others.
Priority 1: Ensure You have the Light
• Jesus is our source of Light
• Family worship
• Prayer
• Bible study
Activity
• Discuss the importance of ensuring
Jesus’ presence in the home.
• Parents, make a commitment to your
families to work together for the Light
of the world to shine from your home.
Extended Family: Activity
• Think of an extended family member
with whom you can share your faith.
• Make a list of three activities you could
do with those family members to
strengthen your relationship.
Extended Family
• Avoid imposing your own religious
beliefs.
• Lead with personal testimony.
• Be attentive to satisfying their needs.
• Strive to be the “best” you can.
Friends’ Homes: Activity
• Think of a family with who you could
share your faith.
• Make a list of 3 activities to do with
them in order to strengthen your
friendship.
• Share your ideas with the others.
Friends’ Homes
• Be a channel of blessings.
• Study the Family-to-Family program
guide.
• Activity: Meet together as a family and
pray for the family you chose in the
previous activity.
Families in the Community:
• Share the blessing of salvation with
others.
• Reach beyond your close family circle.
• Build a missionary family.
Family Missionary Project
• Participate together in the task of serving
others.
• Visit someone who is sick
• Pay a friendship visit to a shut-in
• Invite one or two of your children’s friends
to church and a meal on Sabbath. Provide
transportation if needed.
• Do you have more ideas?
Family Missionary Project
• Participate together in the task of serving
others.
• Visit someone who is sick
• Pay a friendship visit to a shut-in
• Invite one or two of your children’s friends
to church and a meal on Sabbath. Provide
transportation if needed.
• Do you have more ideas?
Commit to Hastening the Second Coming
• Raise missionary children
• Share the Light of salvation with others
• Connect to families through prayer and
Bible study
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