Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat– for he grants sleep to those he loves.”— Psalms 127:1




Family Ministry

Build a Family That Will Last

Castles Family Discipleship Course is a 7-week family discipleship program designed to help you build a solid foundation for spiritual growth within your family through biblical guidance and providing tangible ways to incorporate faith into your daily life.

Castles Family Discipleship course is the first step to help you lay the foundation to building a family that lasts.  

A grandmother and her two granddaughters praying together for when the enemy goes hard after your family.

How do I parent biblically?

With sports, hobbies, school, work, church, and so many other things demanding your attention, it is easy to find your family is fighting for survival rather than the Kingdom. You may wonder… 

Castles Family Discipleship guides you through what the Bible says about families and gives you tools and action steps to equip you on your journey.  

3 ways to attend Castles Family Discipleship

Attend in-person at Abundant Life Lee's Summit

Thursday Nights at 6:30 pm. Childcare available.

Attend online

Join Castles from anywhere by registering for Castles Online, Monday nights at 7:30 pm 

Castles Off-Site

Go through Castles when it fits your schedule. Lead your group through Castles or sign up to be mentored 1:1. 


No matter what your family looks like, Family Discipleship is a course designed to help you guide your family and lay a biblical foundation.

What to Expect?

Castles Family Discipleship is a 7-week course designed to take families through the biblical foundations of how God created your family. You will engage in group discussions, biblical teachings, guided lessons, and weekly action items.

The family discipleship course covers topics including marriage, parenting, and discipline with the goal of centering your family around Christ.  

Next Steps:

After completing Castles Family Discipleship course we offer two other courses to help you on your next step to parenting. 

Growing Kids God's Way

Growing Kids God's Way is an 18-week discipleship course to guide parents through a biblical approach to parenting.  

Discover a biblical approach to parenting that equips you to raise children who embody kindness, courtesy, respect, confidence, empathy, and obedience as a living testimony of the Christian faith.  

Interest meetings are held the month before the class start date. Attendance during one of these dates is mandatory for enrollment in the course. 


Blending God's Way

Blending God’s Way is a 9-week class designed to provide blended families with support, community, and practical tools to set them up for success.  

Learn about crucial topics like expectation management, guiding children through loss, mastering effective co-parenting, and more. Navigate the complexities of blended family life through a biblical lens, gaining valuable insights and strategies to help your family thrive.