Kara Powell

Dr. Kara Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women You Should Know,” Kara serves as a Youth and Family Strategist for Orange, and also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara is the author or coauthor of a number of books, including the forthcoming Growing Young (fall 2016), The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family, Sticky Faith Curriculum, Can I Ask That?, Deep Justice Journeys, Essential Leadership, Deep Justice in a Broken World, Deep Ministry in a Shallow World, and the Good Sex Youth Ministry Curriculum. 

On the Web: fulleryouthinstitute.org

Twitter: @kpowellfyi

Resources from Kara Powell:

Bono and Eugene Peterson: An Exclusive Interview

Leading intergenerational service projects and trips that stick

How we unknowingly sabotage short-term missions

Sticky Faith Service Guide

Why and how our family sets goals together

Right Click

Why technology is the one area of our family that’s “not fair”

10 things every parent should know about gaming

How young is too young (for digital media)?

What to do when your child doesn’t want to talk to you about dating

How you help your kids build Sticky Faith by showing your own

I’ve been doing mission trips wrong

The most important question to ask before serving

If you could ask God any question, what would it be?

Can I Ask That Volume 2: Student Guide

Can I Ask That Volume 2: Leader Guide

Practical help for the ministry leader preparing couples for marriage

Relationship help for busy parents

3 Parenting Questions for Steve Argue

3 Parenting Questions for Megan Hutchinson

Family Feeling Busy? Try This Question

3 Words from Fifth Grade Math That Can Change Your Parenting

5 New Short Films to Help Your Family

Three Parenting Questions for Adam McLane

Sticky Faith Family Training (Season 1) [Digital]

How Jon Stewart Helps Build Sticky Faith

3 Parenting Questions for Jeremy Zach

My Greatest Joy Stealer is Staring at Me in the Mirror

What To Do When Your Holiday Family Tradition Flops

How is Christmas Comparison Robbing You of Holiday Joy?

Christmas Cards are Liars

3 Parenting Questions for Brooklyn Lindsey

3 Parenting Questions for Virginia Ward

3 Parenting Questions for Ken Fong

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

3 Parenting Questions for April Diaz

3 Parenting Questions for Jim Burns

3 Parenting Questions for Danny Kwon

3 Parenting Questions for Kristen Ivy

Three Parenting Questions for Chap Clark

A Cell Phone Contract to Help Build Sticky Faith

Parents’ Smartphones: Sticky Faith Builder or Breaker?

Best Books That Have Shaped Me This Summer

Family Dinners—Magical or Mythical?

You Get What You Are
Modeling Sticky Faith

The Best Untapped Sticky Faith Resource in Your Church

Adding Sticky Faith To Birthdays

What to do if your teenager doesn’t want to spend time with you

What Every Woman and Girl Needs to Know About Models

How the Post Office Can Help Build Sticky Faith

How Vacations Build Sticky Faith

A 6-Word Phrase That Can Change Your Family’s Faith

The Coolest Sticky Faith Action I’ve Seen in a While

Six Tips on Preparing for Milestones in Your Ministry

Why Mothers & Daughters Fight And Three Questions That Help

The Quick and Dirty on How to Persuade with Data and Numbers

What was Sticky-Faith-ish about your Easter service?

What’s the best way to help with homework? You might be surprised to find out

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.

The One Truth I Want All Kids (and People) to Know About Lent

4 Steps to Help a Stressed Teenager

Chip Heath on Becoming DECISIVE in Ministry: The FYI Interview

How I Blew It With My Kids’ Bible Verse

Are we slitting the wrists of our faith?

Sticky Faith Coaching Is Finally Here

How Badly Do Kids Want Dads?  Enough to want a Boot Camp Dad?

Research That Can Help You Achieve Your Goals in 2014

God Is Not Santa
Sticky Faith Launch Kit Free Sample

McDonalds and Opera Music

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

How Can I Help Parents Understand Sticky Faith?

30 Hour Famine Partners with Sticky Faith for Your Ministry

Two Great Insights from Reggie Joiner’s “Playing For Keeps”

Announcing Our Next Major Research Project

My New Favorite Book on Premarital Counseling

BAM: One of my favorite ways my son is in intergenerational relationships

Kids Giving

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

Pre-order Your Sticky Faith Launch Kit Today!

Want to be part of the FYI team? Come study at Fuller!

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Emotions to Launch Change

Leaders Who Launch Change Script the Critical Moves

One Important Secret to Launching Change that Every Leader Needs

Jeff Goins is Right:  Less is More – More Meaningful and More Freeing

Three Lessons:  Simplicity Rules.  Grown Ups Matter.  Hands On.

Learn.  Develop Friends.  Save $100.

How will the Urban Certificate sharpen your ministry?

One Mantra We All Need

More Important Than Screen Time Rules: Parents’ Own TV Habits

Yet Another Way I am a Pharisee

How do you know if your non-profit budget is big enough?

Great ideas for parents in ministry

How You Can Help Build Sticky Faith Worldwide in 15 Seconds for Free

Twenty Ideas for Grandparents
FYI Favorites from Grandparents and Research

A Special Story From Kara

Partner with FYI to reach more moms like Suzanne