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Jun 02, 2024

How to Disciple the Next Generation

How to Disciple the Next Generation

Passage: Luke 24:44-47

Speaker: Chip Dean


How to Disciple the Next Generation

by Pastor Chip Dean


5 Stats about Discipling The Next Generation

  1. About 82% of children who regularly attend church with their parents continue to practice their faith into adulthood. (Lifeway Research)
  2. When fathers attend church regularly, 66% of their children attend church as adults (Swiss Study on Religious Practice) 
  3. Families who practice faith together (praying, reading the Bible, attending services) are more likely to have children who retain their faith. (National Study of Youth and Religion)
  4. Parents who actively guide their children on media and cultural consumption have children who are more likely to uphold Christian values. (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  5. Grandparents who are involved in their grandchildrens religious education positively impact their grandchildrens faith development. (Pew Research Center)


5 Verses about Discipling the Next Generation

  1. Genesis 17:7 "And I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and your descendants after you."
  2. Deuteronomy 6:6-7 "These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children."
  3. Joshua 24:15 But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.
  4. Judges 2:10 "And all that generation also were gathered to their fathers. And there arose another generation after them who did not know the Lord or the work that he had done for Israel."
  5. Psalm 78.4 "We will not hide them from their children, telling to the generation to come the praises of the Lord, And His strength and His wonderful works that He has done."


Silent 1928-1945
Baby Boomers 1946-1964
Gen X 1965-1979
Millennial 1980-1995
Gen Z 1996-2014
Gen Alpha 2015-now




1. Bible

Luke 24:44

Then he said to them, These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.


My Goodnight Bible
The Rhyme Bible
The Jesus Storybook Bible
ESV Student Study Bible


Bible Adventure
Minno Kids
The Bible Project for Students

Weekly Kids Ministry

Babies, Preschool, and Kindergarten
Sundays at 9:30 and/or 11:00am
Wednesdays at 6:30pm (starting back in August) 

Weekly Student Ministry

Middle and High School
Sundays at 9:30 or 11:00am in the Student Room
Wednesdays at 6:30pm in the Gym 


Pray for the Next Generation whenever the Holy Spirit prompts you as you read Gods Word.


2. Gospel

Luke 24:45-46

Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, and said to them, Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead,

1 Corinthians 15:1-4

Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to youunless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures 


Read about Jesus a lot.
Pray to Jesus a lot.
Worship Jesus a lot.
Talk about Jesus a lot.


Student Summer Camp
Basketball Camp 
Winshape Camp
Kids Summer Nights (July 15 - 18) 


Pray for a Gospel-revival in the Next Generation.



3. Personal

Luke 24:47-49

and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things. And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”


Model Repentance, Forgiveness, and Witness


Teach Repentance, Forgiveness, and Witness 


Pray for Repentance, Forgiveness, and Witness



1. Bible

2. Gospel

3. Personal