Train To Teach

Ministry is challenging! How do you read the bible? How do you handle scripture faithfully and teach it to others? We are often weighed down in running the ministry, without even having the time to think of our own growth and training. What if you could be better equipped to faithfully handle the Bible well & learn to teach it to others in your ministries?

KVBC NextGen is an annual conference that seeks to do just that!

Join us for a 4-day training conference that seeks to equip Christian leaders in children, youth and campus ministries throughout Malaysia; to grow in godliness, in faithfully handling and teaching the Bible to others, and in bringing up godly leaders of the next generation.

KVBC NEXTGEN 2022

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, KVBC NextGen 2022 will once again be proceeding as a digital conference! Though it will be a different format and experience, the DNA of NextGen remains the same, to “Train To Teach”.

A Word

FROM THE CHAIRMAN

Groan.
1. to utter a deep moan indicative of pain, grief or annoyance
2. to make a harsh sound (as of creaking) under sudden or prolonged strain

I saw a comic recently, in which a wife passes a note to her husband, saying: “Since you’re always asking, here’s a list of my various sighs and groans, and what they all mean!” That might raise a chuckle among us, but the truth is, there’s been plenty of groaning in the last few years, haven’t they? There are the groans of nature, inflicted upon us – seen most clearly in the emergence of the most famous virus in the world: Covid-19. Then there are the groans of human beings: the groans of those made sick by the virus, the groans of worry and anguish made by their loved ones, the groans made by healthcare workers everywhere as they pull yet another double shift, the groans of those whose livelihoods are affected by the pandemic, the groans of Christians who miss the fellowship of one another. 

But God’s Word tells us these groans will not last forever. For our Saviour too groaned, as he hung on the cross. And he does so, to make sure one day we will be free from groaning. As the lyric in the song “Is there anything too hard for you?” puts it: “The darkest night will be your brightest victory!” And as Jesus dies and rises again, he ensures that one day, we will be singing a song of triumph, not groaning endlessly in defeat. Indeed, he tells us his Spirit will groan for us in the meantime, to keep us going to the end.

This year, KVBC NextGen continues as an online conference. And while no doubt some of you will groan at hearing that, we want to see this as an opportunity; an opportunity to bring NextGen into your homes all across Malaysia so that many will continue to be equipped to handle the Word rightly, to love the Author of that Word more, and to find fellowship with other like-minded believers. And we especially want to encourage everyone by turning specifically to the book of Haggai and the magnificent chapter of Romans 8, to see that one day, all the groanings we suffer through now will cease. For all God’s people are on a journey “From groaning to glory”. That will be the theme of our conference this year.

So we hope to see you there! Next year, we hope to see everybody in person! But for now, we will gather in this way. If you are someone who has benefitted from NextGen in previous years, we’ll really appreciate it if you can get the word out and invite as many as you can who would find it similarly beneficial, so that the Malaysian church can be blessed.

Warmly in Christ,
Brian King
Chair, KVBC NextGen

Partners 

 

KCC NextGen

Since 1990, KCC NextGen has trained over 14,000 next generation gospel leaders to faithfully pass on the gospel to others. KCC NextGen is a ministry of the Katoomba Christian Convention, a Bible-preaching convention ministry that was founded in 1903 in the tradition of the Keswick Convention in the north of England.

KVBC NextGen is a ministry of KVBC Trust.