Research into resources.

Research into resources.

Helping the church become the best place for young people to grow.

We need to talk about anxiety

We need to talk about anxiety

A wave. Quicksand. Prison. A rollercoaster. Google the words “Anxiety is like,” and you’ll be shocked by the number of comparisons and descriptions you’ll find. You’ll find memes, poetry, artwork, and music—pleas for help, or at least understanding, seeping out of every pore of today’s anxious generation.

America’s 2020 ethnic reality—and what it means for you

America’s 2020 ethnic reality—and what it means for you

The most recent US Census updates showcase new data about young people that every ministry and family needs to know.[1]

If you’re a leader of teenagers, half of those you love and serve under 18 are likely to be white, and half are likely to be people of color.

If you’re a parent, half of your teenager’s friends are likely white, and half are likely young people of color.

Anxiety

7 strategies to respond to teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

7 strategies to respond to teenage girls’ stress and anxiety

Lisa Damour’s Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls helped me identify seven vital strategies parents and leaders can use to respond teenage girls’ stress and anxiety. While I am focusing these recommendations on our “girls,” I plan on using these in my own home with both my son and daughters and at church and our kids’ schools with all the teenagers I can.

America’s 2020 ethnic reality—and what it means for you

America’s 2020 ethnic reality—and what it means for you

The most recent US Census updates showcase new data about young people that every ministry and family needs to know.[1]

If you’re a leader of teenagers, half of those you love and serve under 18 are likely to be white, and half are likely to be people of color.

If you’re a parent, half of your teenager’s friends are likely white, and half are likely young people of color.

We need to talk about anxiety

We need to talk about anxiety

A wave. Quicksand. Prison. A rollercoaster. Google the words “Anxiety is like,” and you’ll be shocked by the number of comparisons and descriptions you’ll find. You’ll find memes, poetry, artwork, and music—pleas for help, or at least understanding, seeping out of every pore of today’s anxious generation.