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Saddleback Kids exists to connect kids to God and others! Our goal is to provide a fun and interactive experience just for kids while helping them to know Jesus, grow spiritually, all while building meaningful relationships with other kids and the adults that lead them. Learn More

Saddleback Student Ministries is dedicated to helping teenagers experience authentic community with caring adults and a life-changing relationship with Jesus. Learn More

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We’ve got you covered, just call us at (949) 609-8008 or email the Prayer Team at prayerteam@saddleback.com, and someone will be in touch with you. Or join us Mondays through Fridays anytime between 3:00-5:00 pm on Zoom in our Virtual Prayer Room https://saddleback.zoom.us/j/6644456311

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Refresh Retreat

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This is a guide to help you pause, reflect, and spend some much-needed time with the Living Spring, the source of all refreshment, to find health and rest for your…

First Aid for Families, College Ministry

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Special guests Colton Harker and Mike Brook discuss the Saddleback Church’s college ministry with host Brandon Robinson. College students today are asking: “Who did God create me to be like?”…

First Aid for Families, High School Ministry

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We are fortunate to have High School Ministry leaders Jason Pogue and Emma Aungst join Jason Weiland in this special First Aid For Families podcast. With high school being such…

First Aid for Families, Junior High Ministry Podcast

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Katie Edwards described the junior high years with her kids as one of the best times with her student. She is joined by Brandon Robinson and Matt Heer to talk…

First Aid for Families, Saddleback Kids Podcast

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Staying connected and finding "normal" are challenges for parents of students today. In this episode of Doable Discipleship, Jason Weiland and head of Saddleback Kids, Shawn Hyde discuss the online…

The Living Water

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A guided time with God through prayer and reflection on Scripture. In this episode, put yourself in the shoes of the Hebrews, wandering the desert, needing water. What are you…

Pause

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Pause and breathe. You are covered in our prayers in this heavy time in life. Thankfully, Colossians 1:9-11 is full of practical and extremely applicable wisdom in this season of…

The Priority of Children

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Your job as a parent is a calling from God. It is more important than your vocation, bank account, education or even your own happiness. Besides your relationship with God…
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Faith, Hope and Love in COVID-19

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The ramifications of this COVID-19 season have been extensive. Suicide rates. Domestic violence. Child abuse. Lives lost. Fears raised. The list could go on and on. One of the most…

Growing Spiritually as a Couple While Raising Kids

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It’s a common surprise: parents think that once their children get past the exhausting toddler years and become more independent, life will slow down and the couple will have more…

Having Faith Conversations with Your Family During the Quarantine

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It’s such a crazy time for all of us. Families are feeling the stress and yet, for many of us, we have more time to have meaningful conversations. I wanted…

Farewell What Should Have Been

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While I know this is our new norm, honestly, reality hasn’t fully set in. The statewide reports and letters announcing the closures of schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020…

The Gospel in 5 Words

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The Gospel In 5 Words As parents and kids spend more time at home together during our current health crisis, there is certainly an increase in the amount of time…

Tips for Talking to Your Kids about Tough Stuff

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We are navigating uncharted territory with the coronavirus and the closure of virtually everything “normal” in our day-to-day…schools, sports, extracurriculars, playdates, amusement parks, stores, and church. One thing is certain,…

True Confessions in Training Children Spiritually

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I’m a children’s minister; have been for the last almost 15 years. I’ve been a follower of Jesus for more than 20 years. Been through seminary classes and countless Bible…