Our teens face challenges unknown to previous generations and now the research proves it. A study from the Fuller Youth Institute reveals that today’s teens are the most anxious, diverse, and adaptive generation in history! Authors and youth experts, Kara Powell and Brad Griffin will help us Interact well with our teens so they can discover the best answers to life’s most important questions.
Kara Powell, PhD, is the chief of leadership formation and executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) 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 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 co-author of over a dozen books. Brad and his wife, Missy, live in Southern California and share life with their three teenage and young adult children.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.
Equipped with Chris Brooks encourages listeners to live an impactful Christian life in a rapidly changing culture. Chris cares about you!