Rooted Webinar: Caring for Lonely, Isolated Teenagers
In case you missed it, here’s the recording of our March 2022 webinar on teenagers and loneliness. Rooted Steering Committee members Skyler Flowers and Kendal Conner and Rooted’s Editor-in-Chief, Anna Meade Harris talk about how we can minister the gospel to hurting teenagers following two years of COVID isolation.
Recommended Resources on Loneliness:
This Is Our Chance to Pull Teenagers Out of the Smartphone Trap By Jonathan Haidt and Jean M. Twenge(New York Times)
Relationships Don’t Just Happen. They Take Training. By Jen Pollock Michel (Christianity Today)
6 Things Christians Should Know About Gen Z by Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra (TGC)
We hope these resources encourage you as you walk with the teenagers in your churches and in your homes. We’ll leave you with these words from Hebrews that Anna shared on the webinar:
He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down (relax My hold on you)! [Assuredly not!] (Hebrews 13:5b, Amplified Bible)