Teenagers can be easily misunderstood – sometimes by themselves! – and parents have thought and prayed for generations about the best ways to connect with their children during this transitional age. As a time of change, it can be a wonderful time for growth in faith and God-connection just as much as it can be a time for frustrations and miscommunication. Here you’ll find stories from those who parent or have parented teenagers, as well as articles to help you ponder your next steps with your teen.
19 Dec 2023
How can grandparents help their grandchildren meet and know God? Here are three truths every Christian grandparent needs to know.
13 Nov 2023
When we have prayed for our children to come to know Jesus for themselves, when we've nurtured their faith and created opportunities for them to grow, it can feel devastating when they make the decision to turn away from Jesus. But there is always hope.
10 Oct 2023
As our children get older, we know the importance of maintaining open, healthy dialogue about their changing bodies and, eventually, the role of sex in a committed relationship. How do we educate our children healthily, medically and Biblically?
12 Sep 2023
How do we know when our children and teenagers are ready to make a public declaration of their faith, whether that's baptism, confirmation or something else?
17 Aug 2023
It's that time of year again! Teens up and down the country are waiting for the piece of paper that is so important for their hopes and dreams and futures. But exams don't always go to plan. How can we help our teenagers navigate it well and access God's love, wisdom and truth?
03 Aug 2023
Whether or not a young person currently identify as a Christian, the student experience offers fresh opportunities to discover their own path of faith, exploring different churchmanships and worship styles, and meeting others whose enthusiasm about Jesus can be infectious.