Welcome To Training in Truth (TNT)

 Training in Truth, otherwise known as TNT, is Heartland Baptist Fellowships Wednesday night children's church. Operating during the school year from 6:30pm-8:00pm, alongside the main service. September-May.

Why training in truth?

  • Today’s children are growing up in a different time than any of us could have imagined. Knowledge is the at click of a button, yet we see an exponential decrease in that knowledge applied, i.e.: wisdom. As a Bible believing local New Testament church, we know that knowledge and wisdom start first with fear of the LORD. (Psalms 111:10, Proverbs 1:7)
  • Today’s children are seeing a world full of knowledge yet void of truth. We at HBF stand on the truth of God’s word, and that His word contains absolute truth, without error. (2 Timothy 3:7, 3:16, Matthew 5:18, John 17:17)
  • It is our hearts desire to help you, the parents/guardians, as you establish a foundation of truth and love in the hearts of today’s generation. (Deuteronomy 6:7)
  • We do this by teaching the deep riches of God’s word to your children, by enjoying games and activities that solidify that truth, and by helping the children see how the truth of the Word can be applied and lived out in their lives personally.  

We cannot wait to help you by investing the word of God into the lives of your children. TNT is led by Mitch and Jody Newland, who currently lead our Kingdom Seekers children’s ministry, and have worked with children at HBF for 7 years.

If you have Middle School through High School students, you will want to check our our information on our Student Ministry pages so you know how to connect your students to all that is going on on Wednesday nights and throughout the week in with Middle and High School Students.

A word from Mitch:



Hey parents! My wife Jody and I have been investing in the children of HBF, and guests for many years now. We felt the call of God on our lives to be in the children’s ministry, and joyfully responded in obedience.

We were established in the ministry as helpers with the toddlers, which we came to love. But God had plans to grow us further, and we have since answered the call to lead this ministry. It is our great joy to get to know each of the children that enter our doors personally, and to build relationships with you the parents. It is our ultimate desire to come alongside you all and help you set a foundation of truth for your children to stand on for the rest of their lives. (Proverbs 22:6)”



This years curriculum (Virtues of Holiness) dives deep into the character of a holy life lived in service to Christ. Our theme verse is:


2 Peter 1:8 "For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither bebarren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.



This year we are teaching through the following virtues:












 It is our prayer and desire that we will see a change in each in every child over the year as they either begin their walk with the Lord through salvation, of continue to grow in grace and be sanctified through the teaching of God’s word.

Contact Your TnT Leaders - Mitch and Jody Newland

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