While He was still talking to the multitudes, behold, His mother and brothers stood outside, seeking to speak with Him. Then one said to Him, “Look, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, seeking to speak with You.” But He answered and said to the one who told Him, “Who is My mother and who are My brothers?” And He stretched out His hand toward His disciples and said, “Here are My mother and My brothers! For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother.”There truly is a family in the faith.
When I went to my first job after graduate school, I moved across the USA to the East Coast. The first few weekends were pretty quiet because I didn't know anybody. But eventually, I found a church to be a part of and they became my new family.
If you ask anyone who is familiar with youth work or participate in it yourself, you will know of stories of young people who come from difficult home situations. These young men and women are looking for a sense of family. And guess what? They can find that if that youth group is putting Christ at the center and trying to live out what the Bible talks about.