Tag Archive for sticky faith

Meet the Churches Engaging—and Keeping...

on August 28, 2016 by

A study of 250 congregations suggests that engaging youth and young adults has little to do with style and everything to do…

How Community Networks Stem Childhood...

on August 23, 2016 by

Community rallying around the young

Why Doubt Needs To Have A place In Your...

on August 23, 2016 by

It’s not doubt that is squelching young people’s faith…It’s protective parents who shield teenagers from hard conversations that feel too to navigate

A Record 60.6 Million Americans Live In...

on August 21, 2016 by

In 2014, a record 60.6 million people, or 19% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof

What Teenagers Need From Us More Than ...

on August 11, 2016 by

Kara Powell

Helping Kids Navigate Through Crisis

on August 10, 2016 by

How to identify the signs your child is struggling and how to respond in an appropriate way

What Do Young People Really Want In A...

on August 8, 2016 by

Debunking myths about what attracts the next generation

A Different Kind Of Parent Ministry

on July 28, 2016 by

God can use parents—even sleep-deprived ones with snot and food on their shoulders—to build up the next generation of leaders

5 Essential Steps To Clarity In Ministry

on June 30, 2016 by

Clarity is the result of a deliberate journey

3 Keys To Keeping Boundaries In Ministry

on June 17, 2016 by

In fact, it can be incredibly difficult to maintain appropriate boundaries in ministry

4 Essentials In Being The Family Leader

on June 1, 2016 by

“Communication has been the number one thing in our family,” Grammy Award-winning Michael W. Smith

Book: It’s Not Too Late

on May 24, 2016 by

The Essential Part You Play in Shaping Your Teen’s Faith

Flashback: Why College Students And...

on May 24, 2016 by

What is needed to bridge that gap between the youth and the church?

Family Ministry……

on May 23, 2016 by

…..is not “Family” Ministry

Teen Social Media Users More Likely to ...

on May 21, 2016 by

This attitude runs counter to most religious traditions and, according to researchers, shows a level of non-commitment.

Extremely Eyeopening Testimonial About...

on May 12, 2016 by

An article from guest author Adam McLane

Top 10: “Must Reads For Family &...

on May 11, 2016 by

JrHigh UthGuy

How To Know If Your Teen Is Ready For A...

on May 9, 2016 by

Maybe other parents don’t see it this way but they don’t have to live with the consequences

How Orange Has Change Our Children’...

on May 4, 2016 by

There has also been a noticeable change in the young family core group in our church

Flashback Values: How The Catechism...

on May 4, 2016 by

Question one of the Catechism shapes our whole existence…we belong to Jesus and not to ourselves

Don’t Miss It – Know Your Kids…...

on May 2, 2016 by

by Reggie Joiner

Leading Change Up, Around, And...

on May 2, 2016 by

OC16: Notes from Rachael Sibcy from Frank Bealer’s OC16 Presentation

52 Ways To Connect With Your Smartphone...

on April 30, 2016 by

How to Engage with Kids Who Can’t Seem to Pry Their Eyes from Their Devices!

Understanding Why My Teenager Hates Me

on April 30, 2016 by

You may have wisdom to offer, but it will miss the mark without a rich combination of context and empathy

Sticky Faith Launch Kit

on April 17, 2016 by

The FYI team has developed a proven process to help you lead change in your ministry

Flashback: Starting A Sticky Faith Youth...

on April 1, 2016 by

10 Tips for Starting a Sticky Faith Youth Ministry from Scratch

How To Become One (Church) Family...

on March 29, 2016 by

All of us, regardless of where we are in that transition, could use help because we never arrive

What Does It Mean To Partner With...

on March 21, 2016 by

Orange Leaders Blog

The Shame Culture

on March 16, 2016 by

David Brooks

What Is The Sticky Faith Cohort?

on March 9, 2016 by

“Sticky Faith isn’t about programs; it’s about changing culture.”

Chick-fil-A ‘Cell Phone Challenge&...

on March 2, 2016 by

“Family Challenge” and here’s how it works: Turn all family cell phones to silent and place in the cell phone coop

Time, Fear, And American Youth Ministry

on February 19, 2016 by

The single biggest change I noticed when I finished seminary was the change in the use and availability of time

Today’s Teens Are Better Than You,...

on February 16, 2016 by

Comparative data about risk-taking behavior among teenagers in every year back to 1972

Why And How Our Family Sets Goals...

on February 9, 2016 by

Kara Powell

Phantom Community: What’s the Power of...

on February 9, 2016 by

“Someday, someday soon, but certainly not now, I’d like to learn to have a conversation.”

How We Unknowingly Sabotage Short-Term...

on February 9, 2016 by

We sabotage our short-term mission trips by not thinking through how our work affects the locals hosting us

FREE Chapter: Sticky Faith Service Guide

on February 9, 2016 by

leaders and students must spend more time before, during, and after service projects preparing

FREE Workbook: Building Your Family’s...

on February 9, 2016 by

Will help you plan for your family’s future in five steps. Great to send to parents in your Church

What Does Youth Ministry Have To Do With...

on January 25, 2016 by

3 things that matter in ministry with youth that have a direct impact on the faith of adults

Have You Sent A College Student A Care...

on January 18, 2016 by

College students who have contact with their youth leaders from their church tend to have Sticky Faith

“The Fallout From Over-Programming...

on December 14, 2015 by

Part 1

Over-Scheduled Children And The Freedom...

on December 14, 2015 by

Part 2

“Five Practical Step For Parents In...

on December 14, 2015 by

Part 3

How Do I Help My 13-Year-Old With Social...

on December 12, 2015 by

Brad M. Griffin

What Does It Take to Be a Good Father?

on December 8, 2015 by

Interview with Josh McDowell

Book Review: Right Click, Parenting in a...

on December 4, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

Why Technology Is The One Area Of Our...

on December 3, 2015 by

Kara Powell

Free Chapter: Right Click

on December 3, 2015 by

A New Sticky Faith Resource Avaible Now

Families And Digital Media: A FREE Live...

on December 3, 2015 by

Find Ideas and strategies for parenting kids and teenagers in a world saturated with digital media

Parents..Here Are 5 Reasons You Should...

on November 20, 2015 by

Greg Stier

Keep Talking, Even When They’re Not...

on November 18, 2015 by

Research tells us the four main influencers in a teenager’s life are their parents, their peers, their community, and society.

17 Steps That’ll Make Families Want To...

on November 11, 2015 by

You’ll make your ministry sticky for kids and their families — so they’ll keep coming back!

Doug Fields: Intentional Parenting...

on November 11, 2015 by

10 Ways To Be An Exceptional Parent In A Quick Fix World

Sticky Faith Family Training [DVD]

on November 10, 2015 by

Includes five short films and discussion guide

How Working Parents Share the Load

on November 10, 2015 by

2-parent households in which both parents work full time now 46%, up from 31% in 1970

Benefits Of Family For Children And...

on November 3, 2015 by


A New Vision For Balancing Family &...

on October 27, 2015 by

by PhilBell

Cyber Seniors: Connecting Gennerations

on October 27, 2015 by

A humorous and heart-warming documentary

How Serving Changes Kids

on October 24, 2015 by

Giving kids opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest ways to help them grow in faith and character

Ministering To The Needs Of Parents

on October 9, 2015 by

Parents play not just a central role, but they play the central role in their kids’ spiritual development

Team Up! How To Become An Expert In...

on October 8, 2015 by

It’s essential that we comprehend the greater influence of time that parents have with their children

What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t...

on October 7, 2015 by

Kara Powell

The Smartphone—Today’s...

on October 7, 2015 by

socially retarded…Face-to-face conversations are becoming much more difficult for young people today

Reclaim Family Dinnertime..Pepper...

on October 7, 2015 by

Who cares if it’s ‘real’ or not, the insight and content makes a point that will resonate with anyone who has kids

Ideas For Intergenerational Youth...

on October 1, 2015 by

YS Idea Lab

Why Are Millennials Leaving the Church...

on September 30, 2015 by

Hungering for Jesus..honest community. Hungered for more intergenerational relationships and didn’t experience these in the church

Why Are Millennials Leaving the Church...

on September 30, 2015 by

Millennials give for leaving the church. They usually have something to do with the church not reflecting Jesus

Why Are Millennials Leaving the Church...

on September 30, 2015 by

It wasn’t the content of Christianity that they rejected, but the posture and form of the church

Book: Family Ministry Field Guide

on September 20, 2015 by

How your church can equip parents to make disciples

Home Is An Issue Of Worldview

on September 18, 2015 by

by Brian Haynes

How To Reach Your Grandkids With The...

on September 17, 2015 by

Sam Luce

How To Reach Your Grandkids With The...

on September 17, 2015 by

Sam Luce

Nothing Says Stability As A Grandparent

on September 17, 2015 by

What are the four areas in which youth succeed when this important relationship is strong?


on September 16, 2015 by

Ron Hunter

Live Stream D6 Conference!

on September 16, 2015 by

General Session 1-5

Why Do Students Leave Their Faith After...

on September 1, 2015 by

According to Research, This Is the Biggest Factor

TruIdentity Curriculum: Psalms

on September 1, 2015 by

Families are equipped to be the primary nurturers of their student’s faith through time together in God’s Word, prayer

Team Up!: The Family Ministry Playbook...

on August 31, 2015 by

by Phil Bell…Parents and families are busier than ever—and so are you—but partnering with them is as important as ever.

10 Tips To Get Parents To Show Up To...

on August 24, 2015 by

How can I partner with parents so the training I offer meets their needs?

5 Things You’ll Never Regret

on August 24, 2015 by

by Carey Nieuwhof

Flashback: A Cell Phone Contract To Help...

on August 14, 2015 by

This cell phone contract emerged from the research we conducted..Making Your House a Hub of Faith

What It Takes To Lead The Next...

on August 10, 2015 by

Developing a discipleship strategy from cradle to graduation—a NextGen pastor

Podcast : The Power Of A Warm Home

on August 5, 2015 by

Kara Powell, Executive director of Fuller Youth Institute and author of Sticky Faith, talks with Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner in this…

Book: It’s Just A Phase So Don’t...

on August 5, 2015 by

So leaders and parents can connect God’s love and forgiveness to the heart of the next generation

How To Prevent Teens From Leaving Church...

on July 28, 2015 by

To cut down on the turnover teens to stay connected to the church years after they are gone you need to…


on July 27, 2015 by


Andy Stanley On Parenting Middle...

on July 14, 2015 by

… this video is a gold mine!

Five Summer Fun Ideas To Strengthen...

on July 9, 2015 by

If I fail as a parent, it’s by not creating enough fun for my family

Why I Immerse Myself In Youth Culture

on July 7, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 2)

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 3)

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 4)

10 Tips For Starting A Sticky Faith...

on June 18, 2015 by

Brad M. Griffin

A Message To Parents…

on June 10, 2015 by

By Walt Mueller

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 5, 2015 by

(Part 1)

Stop Freaking Out, Mom and Dad!

on May 19, 2015 by

by Carey Nieuwhof

3 Questions All Parents With Young...

on May 6, 2015 by

A few important questions to help guide you on the journey of raising kids

StickyFaith: New Family Curriculum...

on April 29, 2015 by

Help Kids Become People Who Love And Serve Others With The Heart Of Jesus

Can A Kayak Help You Be A Better Parent?

on April 19, 2015 by

Don’t wait to connect w your kids later. Imagine the end, and start connecting now!

It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! It’s A...

on April 16, 2015 by

But not all superheroes wear capes