Preorder your copy today, and we’ll include the audiobook, AND give you two free ebooks to read while you wait.
Don’t miss this amazing deal! Order your copy of 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager BEFORE August 3 and you’ll receive:
- 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager audiobook (releasing in August).
- Free ebooks of Growing Young and Growing With, two of our most popular books, that you can download and read TODAY.
- PLUS… Kara Powell and Brad M. Griffin will send you their digital workshop series, 3 Essentials for Better Conversations and Connections with Teenagers — a preorder exclusive!
How to get all of these amazing bonuses
A roadmap to the teenagers in your life
Every teenager is a walking bundle of questions. But at the core live these three:
- Who am I?
- Where do I fit?
- What difference can I make?
Young people struggle to find satisfying and life-giving answers to these questions on their own. They need caring adults willing to lean in with empathy, practice listening, and gently point them in the direction of better answers: that they are enough because of Jesus, they belong with God’s people, and they are invited into God’s greater story.
Based on new landmark research from the Fuller Youth Institute and in-depth interviews with data from 2,200 diverse teenagers, Kara Powell and Brad M. Griffin offer pastors, youth leaders, mentors, and parents practical and proven conversations and connections that help teenagers answer their three biggest questions and reach their full potential.
Learn about the authors
Kara Powell, PhD, is the Chief of Leadership Formation and Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women to Watch,” Kara serves as a Youth and Family Strategist for Orange and speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara has authored or coauthored numerous books, including Faith in an Anxious World, Growing With, Growing Young, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family and the entire Sticky Faith series, and Can I Ask That? Kara and her husband, Dave, are regularly inspired by the learning and laughter that comes from their three teenage and young adult children.
Brad M. Griffin is the Senior Director of Content for the Fuller Youth Institute, where he develops research-based training for youth workers and parents. A speaker, writer, and volunteer youth pastor, Brad is the coauthor of over a dozen books, including Faith in an Anxious World, Growing Young, many Sticky Faith books, Every Parent’s Guide to Navigating Our Digital World, and the series Can I Ask That? 8 Hard Questions about God and Faith. Brad and his wife, Missy, live in Southern California and share life with their three teenage and young adult children. He also serves as Pastor of Youth and Family Ministries at Mountainside Communion.
Praise for 3 Big Questions:
Kara and Brad help us understand the unique challenges teenagers are confronting today, identify their greatest longings, and give us practical ways to proactively initiate conversations and connections that will ultimately lead them closer to Jesus. If you love and care about teenagers, read this book.
Founder of A21 and Propel Women
This book uncomplicates the most complicated part of my relationship with my teens: helping them figure out WHO THEY ARE. Kara and Brad give us a guide to help teenagers unlock their superpowers. I’m forever grateful.
Author of Enter Wild, Kill the Spider, and Moment Maker
In 3 Big Questions, Kara Powell and Brad Griffin cut through so much of the guesswork and misguided conversations that have made it so much harder to connect with today’s teens. This powerful combination of research, practicality, and intellectual integrity is exactly what church leaders need right now.
Author, Speaker, Podcaster
Kara Powell and Brad Griffin offer wisdom and insight that parents, educators, and ministers will benefit from for years to come, as well as offer practical ideas—that can actually be implemented right away—for helping the teens we love navigate the challenging years of adolescence at one of the most difficult points of human history. This book is a gem, a real gift, and essential reading for those in the trenches of helping teens meet Jesus.
Katie Prejean McGrady
Speaker, Author of Follow: Your Lifelong Adventure withJesus, and host of Ave Explores
In the Media
Youthscape: Purpose in a Pandemic
"How is youth ministry changing? This week, Martin talks to Dr. Kara Powell from the Fuller Youth Institute about the questions young people are asking, and how youth workers can help young people find purpose."