An inspiring event to benefit children and families

Celebrate the power of family. Enjoy music, encouragement, and inspiration from Jeff and Alyssa Bethke, Jeremy Camp, Caleb + Kelsey, Lauren Alaina, and more!

Missed the event? Give your gift to help vulnerable children and families today and look out for next year's Family Changes Everything event.

Safe, loved, and connected

Family—in all its beautiful forms—is a place where we should feel safe, loved, and connected. Everyone deserves the chance to be part of a family. That’s why we work every day to strengthen and empower parents and children. When families thrive, communities and individuals thrive. Family changes everything.

Jeremy Camp

Worship leader

Jeremy Camp is a Grammy-nominated American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter. He authored an autobiography, “I Still Believe,” was heavily involved with a biopic feature film about his life, and has toured the world to share his music. Throughout his 17-year career, Jeremy has landed 40 No. 1 radio hits.

Jeff and Alyssa Bethke

Keynote speakers

Jeff and Alyssa Bethke are, first and foremost, parents to three kids. They consider it an immense privilege to encourage men, women, and families on their journey of following Jesus. Between the two of them, they’ve written 8 books and 5 workbooks, including “Jesus > Religion,” “Love That Lasts,” “Satisfied,” and the upcoming “Take Back Your Family.” They also host “The Real Life Podcast.” They’ll speak to us about God’s call to surround families with loving community support.

Caleb + Kelsey

Worship leaders

The harmonizing husband-and-wife duo is known for their versions of popular songs and worship tunes, such as Hillsong United’s “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” and “A Whole New World” from Disney’s “Aladdin.” With over 975,000 monthly listeners, they’re a treat you won’t want to miss!

Other performing artists

Lauren Alaina

You might recognize multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter, Lauren Alaina, from “American Idol” and “Dancing With the Stars.” Lauren sold out her first-ever headlining tour, That Girl Was Me. In just under three years, she has earned three number one hit singles and is an up-and-coming star in country music.

Matthews Ntlele

A South African singer and songwriter, Matthews attended Hillsong International Leadership College in Australia before joining contemporary worship band, Elevation Music. He co-wrote some of their most prominent titles including “Here as in Heaven” and “Echo” before becoming a solo artist.

Guest speakers

Willie Moore Jr.

Storyteller, radio personality, and television host, Willie Moore Jr. is a passionate advocate for foster care and adoption. An adoptee himself, Willie recently produced the film, “The Missing Peace,” where he shares his journey meeting his biological family for the first time.

Kirk Cousins

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is a living testament of the power of family. Kirk credits growing up in a loving home for his work ethic, generosity, and drive to lead both on and off the field. He and his wife Julie are purposefully inspiring generosity as advocates for strong, loving homes for children of all backgrounds.

Ashlee and Delwin Eiland

Ashlee is a leader, pastor, writer, and Bible teacher, serving as co-lead pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She recently released her debut book, “Human(Kind).” Ashlee is married to Delwin, a worship pastor, musician, and songwriter in Grand Rapids. Prior to his current role as worship pastor at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Delwin spent several years as worship pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois.

Family Changes Everything

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