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Sticky Faith

How do we build lasting faith in the teenagers we love and serve? Find practical resources for youth ministry and parenting here.

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Want to bring Sticky Faith to your church?

When you host a speaker, we take our Sticky Faith ideas on the road and bring you the best of our research, experience, and insight into cultivating lasting faith in teenagers today. You will hear from experts on our team who have worked with ministries like yours to help students develop sticky faith well into adulthood.

Get to know our speakers below and submit a request today!


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Sticky Faith Speakers

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Kara Powell

Executive Director, Fuller Youth Institute

Brad Griffin

Director, Fuller Youth Institute

Jake Mulder

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Fuller Youth Institute

Steve Argue

Applied Research Strategist,
Fuller Youth Institute

Irene M Cho

Program Manager,
Fuller Youth Institute

Matthew Deprez

Church Engagement Specialist,
Fuller Youth Institute  

Marcos Canales

La Fuente Ministries

Jeff Mattesich

Lead Ministry Pastor,
Lake Avenue Church

Santes Beatty

Director of Multi-Ethnic Ministries,
Wesleyan Church World Headquarters

Mike Park

Hope Midtown

April Diaz

Director of Coaching,
The Youth Cartel

Tim Galleher

Pastor of Youth and Family Ministries,
Saratoga Federated Church

Keegan Lenker

Pastor of Gig Harbor
Church of the Nazarene

Cheryl A. Crawford

Assoc. Prof. of Practical Theology + Youth Ministry,
Azusa Pacific University

David Fraze

Special Assistant to the President,
Lubbock Christian University

Megan Hutchinson

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church