During this complicated, difficult time, it’s important to give our teenagers tools to manage anxiety and stress by focusing on what we know to be true—that Jesus has rescued us from our sins by living, dying, and rising again.
Teenagers, Parents, and the Anxiety Epidemic: What a Counselor Wants You to Know
To challenge the anxious teen to just “get over it,” or, with a spiritual spin, “just trust God,” is akin to telling them to pull themselves up by their bootstraps.
How do we overcome our fears so that we can help our kids overcome their fears? The answer is questions. We can’t give the right answers unless we first ask the right questions.
For months on end my daughter complained of stress. Yes, there had been a few especially busy weeks but by the time spring of her senior year hit, I didn’t get it. This should have been the downhill…
This is the fifth piece in our series on youth group culture that asks the question, “How do we create a culture of participation, passion, and engagement in the broader church in our youth groups?” The fourth piece…