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We turn academic research into practical resources, equipping leaders and parents to help faithful young people change our world.
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Growing Young 3 Big Questions Growing With Multicultural Ministry Technology Sticky Faith
Of the nation’s leading congregations studied in our groundbreaking research
Research-based strategies for integrating young people to create a thriving church
Churchgoers impacted through GY research and cohorts each year
Churches are both shrinking and ageing as more young people disengage. Based on groundbreaking research with over 250 of the nation’s leading congregations, Growing Young provides a strategy any church can use to involve and retain young people. Growing Young shows ministry leaders how to position their churches to reach younger generations in a way that breathes life into the whole church.
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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.
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Diverse families shared their stories, bringing our Growing With parenting definition to life
Teens and twentysomethings require new parenting approaches. We've gathered dozens of ideas for each unique stage.
Essential strategies to help you nurture family faith and relationships
Parents worry that as kids grow up, their family will grow apart. Filled with brand-new research and real-life stories from remarkable families, Growing With gives parents courage to take the next faithful step on a mutual journey of intentional growth that trusts God to transform them all. Growing With will show you how to help kids keep their roots, even as they spread their wings.
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Resources in 4 languages.
So that every pastor, parent and leader can connect with their young people. No matter the language.
to see diversity as a gift.
We are committed to asking hard questions and leaning into tensions, for our response to the layers of diversity in our world is a litmus test to our convictions of hospitality.
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Practical tips, ideas, and discussion questions
Answers to families’ most pressing tech-related dilemmas
Goal: have great relationships with our kids.
Parents often want to talk more with their kids about digital media, but aren’t always sure how. Every Parent's Guide to Navigating our Digital World helps families—and ministries—think and talk differently about digital media, as you learn from inspiring and creative parents who navigate these ever-changing waters day after day.
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Students and over 50 families studied across multiple projects
Sticky Faith books and video resources created
Leaders and parents now equipped to help the teenagers around them
Roughly 50% of students walk away from the church after they leave high school. FYI research confirms that it’s never too early or too late to start developing faith that continues to grow and lasts. Sticky Faith gives parents and leaders both a theological framework and a host of practical relationship and programming ideas that develop long-term faith in teenagers.
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