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Growing Young: Helping Young People Discover and Love the Church

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Grace Prebyterian Church - Massey Tucker Hall

10221 Ella Lee Ln

Houston, TX 77042

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Join Fuller Seminary Texas and speaker/author Dr. Kara Powell for an important evening for churches and ministry leaders.

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In the midst of the discouraging reports about the aging and decline of churches today, what steps do savvy churches take that help them best love and serve teenagers and young adults?

Through a landmark investigation of more than 250 diverse congregations, the Fuller Youth Institute uncovered the core commitments that are key to reaching and retaining young people. This talk explores those findings as well as stories of real-life churches like yours that are growing and thriving. You’ll glean a host of doable ideas to help your church change young people, and help young people change your church.

Dr. Kara E. Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. The mission of FYI is to equip young people with the faith they need. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women to Watch”, Kara completed her PhD in Practical Theology from Fuller Seminary with a focus on Pastoral Role Expectations in 2000, an MDiv from Bethel Theological Seminary in 1994, and a BA degree with Honors from Stanford University in 1991. In addition to her roles at Fuller Seminary, Kara serves as a Youth and Family Strategist for Orange, and volunteers in student ministries at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena. She is the author or co-author of Growing With, Growing Young, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family, Sticky Faith Curriculum, Can I Ask That?, Deep Justice Journeys, Essential Leadership, Deep Justice in a Broken World, Deep Ministry in a Shallow World, and the Good Sex Youth Ministry Curriculum.

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