Events

 

 

Upcoming | 2014

  • Thu
    09
    Jan
    2014
    Sat
    11
    Jan
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    Longview, Texas

    Come spend a weekend gaining the skills and tools to take control of your family at our Families in Crisis Conference, January 9th through January 11th on Heartlight’s campus in Longview, Texas. The conference will begin at 12:00 noon on Thursday, January 9th and will last through Sunday. The tickets cost $250 per person. For more information and to reserve your spot, please call 903.668.2173, or visit www.familycrisisretreat.com

  • Sat
    01
    Feb
    2014

    Turbulence Ahead Seminar

    9:00 AM to 12:00 noonDallas, Texas

    New Life Baptist Church (Primera Iglesia Bautista) in Dallas, Texas will be hosting Mark Gregston’s Turbulence Ahead Seminar on Saturday, February 1st from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon.  This seminar will be presented in both English and Spanish. Parents , grandparents, and youth pastors are encouraged to attend to gain a greater understanding of the culture of today’s teens, and learn why some parenting styles of just 10 years ago are no longer effective today.  In addition, all participants will be given a model of effective parenting that encourages relationships while establishing rules, consequences and order for their home.   For more information, contact Sandra Trevino at 214.327.0535, ext. 230, or email her at strevino@newlifedallas.org

  • Mon
    03
    Feb
    2014

    Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar

    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.Columbus, Georgia

    Brookstone School in Columbus, Georgia will be hosting Mark Gregston’s popular Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar on Monday, February 3rd, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.     This seminar is for parents of teens and preteens and will help parents understand the current teen culture and why many older parenting styles are ineffective.  Participants will leave this seminar with some new tools for their parenting toolbox, and with a new hope for their child’s teen years.   For information on this seminar, contact Hannah Mize at 706. 243.3535, or email her at hmize@brookstoneschool.org. 

  • Tue
    04
    Feb
    2014

    K-Life Fundraising Event

    7:00 to 9:00Atlanta Georgia

    Mark spent a few years traveling the Midwest starting K-Life programs and is now coming to speak at the Atlanta K-Life Fundraiser in hopes of helping this great organization better meet the needs of teens and preteens in the Atlanta area.  Dinner is 7:00 to 9:00 and will be held at the Trinity Anglican Mission Church. 

    For more information about the event, please visit www.Atlanta.Klife.com or call Addie at 205.370.7871. 

  • Sun
    09
    Feb
    2014

    Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar

    6:30pm - 9:00pm Lincoln Park, New Jersey

    Jacksonville Chapel in Lincoln Park, New Jersey will be hosting Mark Gregston’s popular Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar Sunday, February 9th beginning at each of their regular Sunday Morning Services at 8:45 am, 10:00 am, and 11:00 am, and concluding at an evening session from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  Mark will share, through his wit and wisdom, the effects this current teen culture is having on children, and offer a successful model of parenting based upon his 40 years of living with over 2,500 teens. For information on this seminar, contact Chad Groff at 973.334.6657.  You can register for the event at www.jacksonvillechapel.org/parent-seminar.

  • Sun
    23
    Feb
    2014
    Tue
    25
    Feb
    2014

    National Religious Broadcasters

    Nashville, Tennessee

    Mark and the Parenting Today’s Teens Radio Team will be accepting the “Radio Program of the Year for 2014” from the National Religious Broadcasters at their annual international conference in Nashville, Tennessee.  This annual prestigious award is given to encourage excellence in production, service to the community, faithfulness to the mission, commitment to the Gospel, and personal integrity.  Without question, all the Parenting Today’s Radio Team is honored and humbled by this award which affirms our commitment to continue to bring authentic help and hope to parents through biblical principles shared with practical application through stories, testimonies, expert advice and sound teaching.

  • Sun
    23
    Feb
    2014

    Tough Guys and Drama Queens Seminar

    2:30 pm – 5:30 pm.Mansfield, Texas

    Mark will visit Walnut Ridge Baptist Church in Mansfield, Texas and present his  Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar on Sunday, February 23rd from 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm.    This seminar is designed for parents of teens and pre-teens with of goal of helping them understand the effect today’s adolescent culture is having on their family.  Parents, grandparents, and youth pastors will leave this event with parenting and ministry tools to counter the cultural influence happening with their teen.  Mark’s wit, humor, stories and wisdom insures a time that is filled with help and hope for all attendees. For information on this seminar, contact Jody Maxwell at 817.473.1461, or email her at jody.maxwell@walnutridge.cc. or click here.

  • Wed
    26
    Feb
    2014

    Friends of Heartlight Dinner

    Kansas City, Kansas

    Mark your calendars and come here about the work of the Heartlight Ministries Foundation.  This dinner is one of several that are held throughout the North America with the intent of raising funds for the outreach opportunities of the Foundation.  If you would like to attend this dinner, please contact our host, Jackie Shaver at 913.481.7152, or call Adam Gregston at 972.342.4416.

  • Thu
    27
    Feb
    2014
    Sat
    01
    Mar
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    Hearlight, Longview, Texas

    When parents are at their wits’ end in knowing what to do with their out of control teen, and feel like the situation at home is only going to get worse, then we would encourage them to attend one of our  Families in Crisis Conference that will be held  February 27th through March 1st on Heartlight’s campus in Longview, Texas. The conference will begin at 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 27th and will last through Saturday noon..  Cost is $250 per person. This conference is one of 7 like conferences held throughout the year.  To find out other dates of these events, please visit www.FamilyInCrisisConference.com.  Please call 903.668.2173 to receive more information or to reserve your spot, as the number of attendees is limited.  

  • Wed
    05
    Mar
    2014

    Tallowood Baptist Church

    Houston, Texas

    Mark will be meeting from 7:15 to 8:45 with a small group that has been completing the Tough Guys & Drama Queens and the Dealing with Today’s Teens Curriculum Series.  The church is located at 555 Tallowood Road, Houston, Texas 77024.  For more information, please contact the church at 713.468.8241

  • Mon
    10
    Mar
    2014

    Friends of Heartlight Dinner

    6:30 pm to 9:00 pmWestlake Village, California

    Please join us for a Southern California Friends of Heartlight Dinner where Mark will share the vision of the Heartlight Ministries Foundation, seek support from attendees, and give an update on the various ministries.  This will be held from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm and will include a small reception, dinner, and presentation.  It will be held at the Westlake Village Inn, located at 31942 Agoura Road, Westlake Village, California 91361.  To make a reservation, please call Adam Gregston at 972.342.4416. 

  • Mon
    10
    Mar
    2014

    Bible Study with Chelsea Cameron

    9:30 am to 11:30 amWestlake Village, California

    Mark will be joining Chelsea Cameron at Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village and speak to Chelsea’s weekly women’s Bible study on marriage, family, parenting, and getting to the heart of your child, Chelsea has been a frequent guest on the Parenting Today’s Teens radio program.  The time is from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, and will be held in Room 1100 at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village, California  91362.  Have questions? Contact Sue at suematta247family@gmail.com or Rona at ronareithmayr247family@gmail.com

  • Wed
    12
    Mar
    2014
    Thu
    13
    Mar
    2014

    An Evening With Mark Gregston

    6:30 to 8:30Westlake Village, California

    Mark will be speaking to the fathers at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, California on Wednesday, March 12th at their “Dad’s Only – Helping Men Be Terrific Fathers.  The times are 6:30 to 8:30 in the Disciple’s Chapel on the school’s campus located at 31749 La Tienda Road, Westlake Village, California 91362.  To reserve your spot, or to find out more information, please write or call Sherrie Mitchell at smitchell@oakschristian.org or 818.575.9264. 

  • Sat
    22
    Mar
    2014

    Tough Guys and Drama Queens Seminar

    9:00 am – 2:30 pmTucson, Arizona

    Calvary Chapel in Tucson, Arizona will be hosting Mark Gregston’s popular Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar on Saturday, March 22nd from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. This 5 ½ hour seminar has proven invaluable for many families when faced with the upcoming or present challenges faced by today’s influential and sometimes overwhelming teen culture.  Mark shares his understanding of the culture, when antiquated styles of parenting are no longer effective, and suggest a new parenting model to counter the effects today’s culture is having on teens and families.  This is for parents with children of all ages.  For information on this seminar please visit www.calvarytucson.com, or call 520.573.9933.

  • Thu
    03
    Apr
    2014
    Sat
    05
    Apr
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    Hearlight, Longview, Texas

    Held eight times a year at the Heartlight Conference Center located in Longview, Texas, the Families in Crisis Conference is targeted for parents losing hope that anything will ever change at their home. When parents fear that the situation with their teen will only get worse in the coming days unless there is significant change, this conference is designed for them.  Mark Gregston shares his wealth of information gathered from 40 years of working and living with over 2,800 teens at Heartlight, a residential counseling center for struggling teens.  The conference begins at 12:00 noon on Thursday and will last through Saturday noon.  Space is limited and the cost is  $250 per person. For more information and to reserve your spot, please call 903.668.2173, or visit www.FamilyInCrisisConference.com.

  • Sat
    12
    Apr
    2014

    Heartlight Foundation Dallas Dinner

    6:00 pmDallas, Texas

    This is our 20th Annual Dallas Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction to be held at the Westin Galleria Hotel Ballroom.  Our special entertainment for the night will be Tracy Byrd, one of country music’s favorite artists.  All will enjoy this rare treat of having Tracy perform for a ministry he loves and holds dear to his heart.  The event begins at 6:00 with a Silent Auction and dinner will be served at 7:00, Mark Gregston will share about the work of the Heartlight Foundation, and attendees will be one of the first to view the new video presentation.  For more information, to reserve your spot, or to sponsor a table, please contact Adam Gregston at 972.342.4416. 

  • Sat
    26
    Apr
    2014

    Friends of Heartlight Dinner

    Portland, Oregon

    Saturday night in the Northwest has Mark sharing the vision of the Heartlight Ministries Foundation at one of the many Friends of Heartlight dinners held throughout the U.S.  This relaxed dinner will be held at the home of a friend of Heartlight and include a wonderful meal with Mark presenting the program of the Foundation and encouraging financial participation of attendees.  For more information about this event and to reserve your spot, please call Adam Gregston at 972.342.4416.

  • Sat
    26
    Apr
    2014

    Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar

    Portland, Oregon

    Mark will be traveling to the Northwest to spend the weekend in Portland, Oregon.  This seminar is for parents of teens and preteens and will help parents understand the current teen culture and why many older parenting styles are ineffective.  Participants will leave with some new tools for their parenting toolbox, and with a new hope for their child’s teen years.  Times will be posted soon.  The seminar will be held at Grace Chapel 9600 SW Boeckman RD Wilsonville, OR 97070.  For more information or to reserve your spot, please call the church office at 503.570.2988. You may also register online by clicking here.

  • Sun
    27
    Apr
    2014

    Mark to speak at Grace Chapel

    9:00 and 11:00 amWilsonville, Oregon

    Mark will be speaking at this wonderful church located at 9600 SW Boeckman RD Wilsonville, OR 97070. Church services are at 9:00 and 11:00 am.  For more information please visit http://gracechapelonline.org or call the church office at 503.570.2988.

  • Fri
    02
    May
    2014
    Sat
    03
    May
    2014

    Evening with Mark Gregston

    Flagstaff, Arizona

    Mark will be speaking at a local fundraising event for Discipleship Ministry International Flagstaff, Arizona.  DMI is a discipleship program for at-risk teens that believes that bringing a troubled teen to the foundations and simplicities of the cowboy way of life by working on ranches, with livestock, and other cowboys changes the heart of a young man and gives him a good work ethic established on Godly principles.  If you'd like to attend this fundraising event, please contact Brady at 928.714.1170.  For more information about DMI, please visit www.DMII.org.

  • Sat
    03
    May
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    12:00 pmHearlight, Longview, Texas

    When parents are at their wits’ end in knowing what to do with their out of control teen, and feel like the situation at home is only going to get worse, then we would encourage them to attend one of our Families in Crisis Conference that will be held June 26th through June 28th  on Heartlight’s campus in Longview, Texas. The conference will begin at 12:00 noon on Thursday, February 27th and will last through Saturday noon..  Cost is $250 per person. This conference is one of 7 like conferences held throughout the year.  To find out other dates of these events, please visit www.FamilyInCrisisConference.com.  Please call 903.668.2173 to receive more information or to reserve your spot, as the number of attendees is limited.  

  • Tue
    06
    May
    2014

    Mark to Speak at Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar

    7:00 amWoodlands Church at One Fellowship Drive in The Woodlands, Texas

    Woodlands Church at One Fellowship Drive in The Woodlands, Texas 77384 will be hosting Mark for a night of wit and wisdom as he shares about the effect that today’s culture is having on today’s teens, and present a model of parenting that counters the influence of that culture on our teens.  This is a free event, and Mark will be speaking from 7:00 until 9:00 pm.  To find out more about this special night at the Woodlands Church, please call 281.367.1900 or register at http://www.woodlandschurch.tv/events/267

  • Thu
    08
    May
    2014

    Heartlight Open House

    Heartlight Ministries - Longview, Texas

    This is a very special event to be held at the Heartlight campus in Longview, Texas.  Heartlight welcomes all those who want to be a part of this special fund raising event.  This night will also be an opportunity for friends to see the newly constructed Educational/Recreational building; the flagship building of the Heartlight Campus.  Dinner will be served and all will be entertained by Doyle Dykes, a Master Finger Picking Guitarist, a special friend of Heartlight and know throughout the musical world.  For more information, please call the Heartlight office at 903.668.2173.

  • Sat
    17
    May
    2014

    Friends of Heartlight Dinner

    6:30 amFort Worth, Texas

    Please join us Fort Worth Friends of Heartlight Dinner where Mark will share the vision of the Heartlight Ministries, seek support from attendees, and give an update on the various ministries.  This will be held from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm and will include a small reception, dinner, and presentation.  It will be held at the home of Andy and Lisa Deer.  To make a reservation, please call Adam Gregston at 972.342.4416. 

  • Sun
    18
    May
    2014

    Mark will be speaking at Harvest Church in Fort Worth, Texas & leading a Tough Guy’s and Drama Queens Seminar

    11:00 amHarvest Church Fort Worth, Texas

    A special Sunday, Mark will be speaking at the 11:00 am service at Harvest Church in Fort Worth, Texas, and then be leading a Tough Guys & Drama Queens Seminar that afternoon from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.  The address of the church is 7200 Denton Highway, Fort Worth, Texas 76148.  Make plans to attend!  You can find out more about the day’s events at www.TheHarvestChurch.org or by calling 817.485.2703 and ask for Ben Dewitt.  This is an event you won’t want to miss.

  • Sun
    25
    May
    2014

    Mark will be speaking at First Baptist Church – Longview, Texas

    Longview, Texas

    Mark has been invited to “finish out” the last session of the Tough Guys & Drama Queens small group curriculum series.  To find out more about attending this event, please call First Baptist at 903. 758-0681.  Their address is 209 E. South Street, Longview, Texas 75601.  

  • Thu
    29
    May
    2014

    Mark Recording at TBN with Kirk Cameron

    Kirk Cameron has invited Mark to go out west and record a T.V. program with him that will air later this year.  Should you desire to be part of the audience for this event, please call TBN in Santa Anna, California at 1-888-731-1000. We’ll let you know soon when this program will air.

  • Sun
    15
    Jun
    2014

    Mark speaking at Calvary Community Church

    9:00 amWestlake Village, CA

    Father’s Day at Calvary Community Church in Westlake, Village, California will be a special day as Mark will be sharing in all three of their services at 9:00am, 11:00am , and 5:00 pm.  The church is located at 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village, CA 91362, and their phone number is 818.991.8040.  For more information, please visit http://www.calvarycc.org

  • Thu
    26
    Jun
    2014
    Sat
    28
    Jun
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    12:00 pmHeartlight, Longview, Texas

    Held eight times a year at the Heartlight Conference Center located in Longview, Texas, the Families in Crisis Conference is targeted for parents losing hope that anything will ever change at their home. When parents fear that the situation with their teen will only get worse in the coming days unless there is significant change, this conference is designed for them.  Mark Gregston shares his wealth of information gathered from 40 years of working and living with over 2,800 teens at Heartlight, a residential counseling center for struggling teens.  The conference begins at 12:00 noon on Thursday and will last through Saturday noon.  Space is limited and the cost is  $250 per person. For more information and to reserve your spot, please call 903.668.2173, or visit www.FamilyInCrisisConference.com.

  • Thu
    17
    Jul
    2014
    Sat
    19
    Jul
    2014

    Single Parent Families in Crisis Conference

    12:00 pmHeartlight, Longview, Texas

    Held at the Heartlight Conference Center located in Longview, Texas, the Families in Crisis Conference is targeted for single parents losing hope that anything will ever change in their home. When parents fear that the situation with their teen will only get worse in the coming days unless there is significant change, this conference is designed for them.  Mark Gregston shares his wealth of information gathered from 40 years of working and living with over 2,600 teens at Heartlight, a residential counseling center for struggling teens.  The conference begins at12:00 noon on Thursday and will last through Saturday noon.  Space for the Single Parent Families in Crisis Conference is limited. For more information and to reserve your spot, please call 903.668.2173, or visitwww.FamilyInCrisisConference.com.

  • Tue
    29
    Jul
    2014

    An Evening with Mark Gregston

    6:30 pm - 9:00 pmAugusta, Georgia

    Parents across the country all have something in common—at some point, they’ll be the parent of a teen. And when they are, it’s best to have an approach to combat the culture that constantly pushes and pulls at their children. Whether that phase is coming, or if it has already arrived, join Mark Gregston for a seminar filled with wit, stories, and wisdom—the result of nearly four decades spent with over 2,500 teens. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased here. To learn more, contact Jill Kauffman at 803-819-3125.

  • Thu
    14
    Aug
    2014
    Sat
    16
    Aug
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    12:00 pmHeartlight, Longview, Texas

    Held eight times a year at the Heartlight Conference Center located in Longview, Texas, the Families in Crisis Conference is targeted for parents losing hope that anything will ever change at their home. When parents fear that the situation with their teen will only get worse in the coming days unless there is significant change, this conference is designed for them.  Mark Gregston shares his wealth of information gathered from 40 years of working and living with over 2,800 teens at Heartlight, a residential counseling center for struggling teens.  The conference begins at 12:00 noon on Thursday and will last through Saturday noon.  Space is limited and the cost is  $250 per person. For more information and to reserve your spot, please call 903.668.2173, or visit www.FamilyInCrisisConference.com.

  • Sat
    06
    Sep
    2014
    Sun
    07
    Sep
    2014

    Tough Guys and Drama Queens Parent Seminar

    Monroe, LA

    How can parents navigate the troubling challenges of today’s complicated and overwhelming teen culture? Mark Gregston will answer that question at First Baptist Church of Monroe on Saturday, September 6th, and again at Sunday service on September 7th. Through storytelling, Biblical insights, and a bit of humor, Mark will share how critical a shift is needed from an outdated parenting model into an entirely new way of thinking and doing.Mark’s message has proven to be insurmountably valuable to parents of teens and pre-teens, even grandparents and youth workers. For more information, call the church at 318-325-3126.

  • Wed
    10
    Sep
    2014

    Evening with Mark Gregston

    San Antonio, TX

    There is no perfect formula for parenting teens and pre-teens in the middle of today’s culture. But after living with 2,500 kids over 38 years, Mark Gregston has a few ideas that have proven to be effective despite the overwhelming challenges. Join Mark at Christ Episcopal Church, along with other parents from the community, for Mark’s message—that a new kind of parenting is more critical than ever before. For more information, call the church at 210-736-3132

  • Thu
    11
    Sep
    2014

    Special Morning Event with Mark Gregston

    San Antonio, TX

    Join us for a special morning brunch on September 11th with Mark Gregston where he will answer some of the toughest questions that parents have today.  For more information, call the church at 210-736-3132.

  • Thu
    18
    Sep
    2014
    Fri
    19
    Sep
    2014

    Tough Guys and Drama Queens Parent Seminar

    Eau Claire, WI

    Every week, people gather at Bethesda Lutheran Church to hear truth and knowledge. On September 18th and 19th, a different kind of learning can take place—a better understanding of today’s teen culture and the necessary shift in today’s parenting style. Mark Gregston will share his wisdom, humor, and 38 years of experience to help parents of teens and pre-teens enter this difficult parenting phase armed with insights that so many around the country have found to be so crucial. To learn more about this event, call 715-835-5073.

  • Thu
    25
    Sep
    2014
    Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014

    Families in Crisis Conference

    Heartlight, Longview, Texas

    Held throughout the year at the Heartlight Conference Center located in Longview, TX, the Families in Crisis Conference is for parents losing hope that anything will change in their home. This conference is designed for parents of teens that fear that the situation with their childwill only get worse unless there is significant change. Mark Gregston shares his wealth of information gathered from over 40 years of working and livingwith over 2,600 teens at Heartlight, a residential counseling center that he and his wife started 25 years ago. The conference takes place from Thursday September 25th at noon and will end on Saturday September 27th at noon. Space is limited and the cost is $250 per person. To find out more or to reserve your spot please call 1-86-700-3264 or visit www.familycrisisconference.com

 

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