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.
Body image is a constant struggle for many people, especially teenagers. This conversation starter is designed to help you think about how to talk with teens, both boys and girls, about how they see themselves and assuring them they were created by a loving God.Read More
The rise, and shocking normalcy, of school violence in our lifetimes brings about difficult questions. This conversation guide on school violence helps us to point teens to the Gospel, an important task since the majority of teens report that school stress is a significant source of stress.Read More
While conversations around sexual purity have always been challenging, we know teens today are hearing more than ever about sex in songs, shows, and other forms of media. Our hope and goal is that this Conversation Guide helps you tackle, specifically, the complex conversations around sex & Biblical purity in a way that does not simply shame you and your teens, but leads all to a deeper understanding of God’s plan & purpose.Read More
It is no secret that young people today are anxious. One out of three teens wrestles with anxiety to some extent, a statistic that has increased significantly in the last decade. This conversation starter is designed to help youth leaders open up a conversation about anxiety and how our faith and our faithful community can support and show God’s love to those who may be struggling.Read More
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