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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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New book on that tricky tech

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Growing Young

How can you unlock your church’s potential? Discover 6 research-based strategies for integrating young people to create a thriving church.

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Urban Ministries

Receive world-class training right in your city. Our Certificate and Credential programs offer essential training vital to effective urban youth ministry.

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How to talk to your kids about sex (with as little awkwardness as possible)

How to talk to your kids about sex (with as little awkwardness as possible)

Young people today are inundated with notions and standards that fall short of God’s good intentions for sex—and they need us to help them discern what is true and what isn’t.

5 tips for cross-cultural conversations with teens

5 tips for cross-cultural conversations with teens

What can we do when we are faced with dynamics of varied language and culture within our youth group? Take these steps toward better conversations. 

Growing Young

Helping teenagers be the best neighbors in a divided nation

Helping teenagers be the best neighbors in a divided nation

According to research, teenagers and young adults are drawn to churches that challenge them to give of themselves to others.

Bono and Eugene Peterson: An Exclusive Interview

Bono and Eugene Peterson: An Exclusive Interview

The Message translation deeply moved Bono and U2 in the early 2000s, and when Peterson found out about this, his first response was, “Who’s Bono?”

This exclusive new short film released today by FULLER studio tells the story of how the two eventually corresponded, developed a friendship, and finally met. Recently Bono paid a visit to the Petersons’ home in Montana. David Taylor, Fuller’s director of the Brehm Center at our Texas campus, chats with both in a rare and intimate interview.

Three reasons you shouldn’t call your teenager a tech addict

Three reasons you shouldn’t call your teenager a tech addict… And five things you can do instead

You don’t need us to tell you that mobile devices are pervasive in our culture, specifically among teenagers. Roughly 3 out of 4 teenagers own a smartphone today in the US, granting unprecedented access to and constant contact with their peers and indeed the entire world.

Last week Common Sense Media released a comprehensive research brief on technology addiction among kids and teenagers. Addiction has been a buzzword swirling around young people and digital media for a while.

We’re as concerned as anyone about this at FYI.