We know that conversations in difficult topics can be hard for youth leaders.
Perhaps a teen asks a question you are unprepared for. Maybe you have something happen in your church or community that prompts hard conversations.
These conversations guides are designed to help you navigate these discussions with confidence. They are not meant to be full Bible studies, but short pieces to help you find resources, Scripture, and questions for your youth group.
Suicide is not easy to talk about, but it is necessary. It is the second-leading cause of death among people ages 10-24, and the rate of suicide in that age group has increased by 60% since 2007. This conversation starter sheet can help you approach the difficult conversation around suicide and supporting those who are struggling with mental health.Read More
Teens are hearing all kinds of messages about dating from the world around them, so we as the church need to talk about what God says. This conversations can be hard but valuable. This conversation starter can help you lay a foundation for who an individual is in Christ apart from any dating relationship, how our value in Christ impacts our relationships, and what sacrificial love looks like.Read More
Transitions such as graduation are critical moments where congregations and parents can support a young person’s relationship with Jesus as they find a new church home or establish a new, adult relationship with their existing congregation. This talk sheet give you some direction on how you can form a discussion around the transition to college with your high school students.Read More