Every generation wonders “what’s wrong with kids today?” But parents today are facing challenges that their parents and grandparents could not have imagined. The increase of technology and social media has not only improved our lives in many ways it has also brought new problems. Add to that issues like gender, climate change and increased support for recreational marijuana use and parents today are in desperate need for clear guidance on how to guide their children safely through those formative years. Our guest will bring insight and practical strategy to help parents navigate these challenging times and bring their children out safely on the other side.
The college campus is not only a fertile ground for young minds to be led astray it is also a fertile ground for them to find faith and hope in Christ. Our guest today knows what it is like to be on the front lines of the battle for souls. He has been evangelizing on college campuses for more than 20 years. This respected apologist will tell us the similarities and differences he has seen over the years. How strategies have changed over time and what are some of the biggest needs for reaching the college-age unsaved of today. Join us for this inspiring conversation.
Known as the "Teen Whisperer," Mark has been effective in helping parents and grandparents connect with the teens in their life. Mark hosts the award-winning national radio program, Parenting Today's Teens, and is the Executive Director of Heartlight, a residential counseling center for adolescents that he and his wife, Jan, started 30 years ago.
Cliffe Knechtle is the senior pastor of Grace Community Church, New Canaan, Connecticut. Born in New York City and educated at Davidson College in North Carolina, Cliffe later attended Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, just outside of Boston. He began working with Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship and various churches around the country upon his graduation from seminary in 1979. Cliffe loves to converse with skeptics and truth-seekers to discuss the reasonableness of Christianity at universities around the U.S, such as Harvard, MIT, UCLA, and Stanford.