Kara Powell

Kara Powell, PhD, 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 to Watch”, Kara serves as an Advisor to Youth Specialties and also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences.  Kara is the author or co-author of a number of books including Sticky Faith, Sticky Faith Curriculum, 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:

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

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

New Facebook Technology: “Designed to Put Friends Above Everything Else”

Best Price on Sticky Faith E-Books Ever

The Catalyst Leader’s Courage:  How “New” Can Make Great Leaders

How Much your Kids Know About Your Family Narrative Matters

What Are Students Hiding From You Online?

How to Help Students and Families Embrace Your Ministry Vision

Does Divorce Hinder Sticky Faith in Kids?

3 Questions to Help You Measure—And Work Toward—the Right Goals

The Power of Curbside Service in Building Sticky Faith Families

How to Get the Most Out of Your Meetings

3 specific ways to thank people well.

Can You Guess What Preschoolers Do 4 Hours/Day and How It Affects Them?

Witness Essentials: Evangelism that Makes Disciples

Losing Our Religion

Free Webcast with Mark Yaconelli (Rescheduled!)

The Role of Parents in Justice that Sticks

Are We Bankrupting Our Young Adults?

Want to Lead Up?

Free Webcast with Margaret Feinberg Today

Is it OK to Give Up Prayer for Lent?

Finding Time for What’s Important This Year

An Inspiring Sticky Faith story about Keith

Using Social Media in the Bathroom. Yikes!

A New Instagram Record - Should We Be Glad or Sad?

Why Thanksgiving is my Favorite Holiday

What Urban Leaders Need in the Midst of Stress and Burnout

How You Can Make Better Presentations:  Follow My First Grader’s Advice

Media Coverage of Election Day:  What It Means for Children & Teenagers

Lessons from Marshmallows - How Your Reliability Makes a Difference

Be a Better Boss - Practical Ideas to Help You Better Lead

New Research Yesterday:  Religions “Nones” on the Rise

New Brain Research Captures What I’d Done Differently in Ministry

Are You Solving the Right Problems in Your Life, Family or Ministry?

Does Sexting Take the Place of Sex for Teenagers?

The Secret Phrase Top Innovators Use

Don’t Text and Walk?!?  How to help young people NOTICE more.

The Best Question I’ve Asked a Young Person Recently

Your Sleep:  An Act of Faith?

What’s FOMO?  How is it impacting you and every young person you know?

As For Me and My Crazy House

Leadership is a Contact Sport

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