Brad M. Griffin

Brad M. Griffin, MDiv, is the Associate Director of the Fuller Youth Institute, where he develops research-based training for youth workers and parents. A speaker, blogger, and volunteer youth pastor, Brad is the coauthor of the forthcoming Growing Young (fall 2016), several Sticky Faith ​books, Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager in a Digital Media World, and the series Can I Ask That?: 8 Hard Questions about God and Faith, and has authored a number of youth ministry book chapters and journal articles. 

On the Web:

Twitter: @bgriffinfyi

Resources from Brad M. Griffin:

Three reasons you shouldn’t call your teenager a tech addict

5 Common Struggles In Youth Ministry

Bono and Eugene Peterson: An Exclusive Interview

Leading intergenerational service projects and trips that stick

Sticky Faith Service Guide

Right Click

How can I help my family recover from a post-holiday digital tech hangover?

How do I help my 13-year-old with social media—without losing my mind?

10 things every parent should know about gaming

How young is too young (for digital media)?

Time to talk “time”

Slay the giant of worrying how your kid will measure up


The one line I remember when it seems like there’s not enough

Step Into My Shoes

Can I Ask That Volume 2: Student Guide

Can I Ask That Volume 2: Leader Guide

Can I Ask That? Volume 2 Releases This Week

Freeing Young People to Ask Difficult Questions

How to use the Family Guide Films with Your Congregation or Small Group

How to talk to boys … And get them to talk back

Top 10 Posts of 2014

Is it the right time for my church to join a Sticky Faith Cohort?

Leading our kids into calling

How do I help my kids find their calling?

Come create a Sticky Faith Culture with us. Join our next Cohort

World-class thinkers gather at FYI for 2nd phase of new research project

Tent City 4

Talking with young people about Ferguson, we can’t keep ignoring it

You Belong Here: Two new insights from education research

Helping teenagers make sense of inequality … without making peace with it

Survive The Summer Playlist: 10 Free Resources

The Science & Art of Story: New Possibilities in Ministry

What can you do with a little trash?

Six Tips on Preparing for Milestones in Your Ministry

FYI Playlist: 20 Free Resources for Transition Season

What Should I Do When My Kid Says, “I’m Not Going to Church”?

You Lose

Four Words That Can Transform Your Conversations With Teenagers

Can We Really Say Anything to God?

Yes, You Can Ask That

Can I Ask That? Free Sample Download

I Doubt It
Making Space for Hard Questions

I Doubt It

Teens are asking tough questions, often alone. We’re here to help.

Leading Through the Wilderness

10 Tips for Starting a Sticky Faith Youth Ministry from Scratch

The Only Six Words Parents Need to Say to Their Kids About Sports—Or Any Performance

Sticky Faith Coaching Is Finally Here

A New Year with No Strings Attached

Your Favorite FYI Resources of 2013

God Is Not Santa
Sticky Faith Launch Kit Free Sample

Finding Enough in a World of Scarcity

How Can We Create and Share Our Vision for Sticky Faith?
Free Launch Kit Sample

How can I connect with FYI at Youth Specialties’ NYWC in Nashville this week?

How Can I Help Parents Understand Sticky Faith?

30 Hour Famine Partners with Sticky Faith for Your Ministry

How Can I Create a Training Rhythm That Works for Our Volunteers?

Launch Kits Ship This Week!

How can I connect with FYI at Youth Specialties’ NYWC in San Diego this week?

Steve Argue Webcast Interview: Processes, Pitfalls, and Aha’s of Implementing Sticky Faith

Pre-order Your Sticky Faith Launch Kit Today!

Steve Argue Webcast Interview: Processes, Pitfalls, and Aha’s of Implementing Sticky Faith

Free Sticky Faith Webcast: With Steve Argue, Kara Powell, and Brad Griffin

Announcing the Sticky Faith Launch Kit

Five Must-Read Tips for Back to School Season

Tips for debriefing your family trip

Sticky Faith camp ministry ideas from camp leaders themselves

Three ideas for improving your camp experience this summer

Becoming a Spiritual Guide

How do I engage families who aren’t connected with my church?

I’m looking for a parent-child technology covenant. Can you help?

Free Webcast on Building Family Assets with Gene Roehlkepartain

How viewing music as a language can reframe the way we teach faith

Three ideas to help you call young people to do big things

What’s the definition of “urban” youth ministry?

New resource for talking with girls about self-image

How were you impacted by the Sticky Faith Every Day Series?

Doubting in Community: An Unexpected Gift

Finding Unexpected Gifts in Community

Free Webcast with Archie Honrado

Interested in joining a Fuller research study?

What would you say to a younger you?

Free Webcast with Mark Yaconelli (Rescheduled!)

Free Webcast with Margaret Feinberg Today

Slow down, I can’t keep up!

Welcome to our NEW website!

Top FYI Posts of 2012

Help Grandparents Get Wired

Where can I meet up with FYI at Youth Specialties’ NYWC in Dallas this weekend?

Could teenagers’ social media use help them form intimate relationships?

The Surprising Strengths of the Teenage Brain

Boys hitting puberty younger alongside girls

How can I help young people thrive?

How do you talk with kids about bullying?

How can I connect with FYI at NYWC this weekend?

Still-Faced Parents, Still-Faced Teenagers

How can I help my family disconnect from technology?

How well do you know young people’s stress?

Steve Jobs, Back to School, and Why Doubt Belongs in Your Youth Group Curriculum