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Articles for Youth Leaders


Silence is Not Golden: The Why and How of Sticky Faith Conversations at Home

We are hard pressed to find a stickier factor than parents when it comes to kids' faith. Yet research shows that families don't tend to talk much about faith outside of church. What can we do to reverse that trend?


The Church Sticking Together: The Vital Role of Intergenerational Relationships in Fostering Sticky Faith

Wouldn’t it be great to find the youth ministry silver bullet? We didn't find one in our Sticky Faith research, but it turns out that intergenerational relationships are one of the keys to building lasting faith in students. This book excerpt shares more.


I Doubt It: Allowing Space for Questions

Find out how to help kids' doubts and questions lead them deeper into faith.


Natural Mentoring for Real Impact

What matters most in mentoring relationships with teenagers? Research reveals some surprising answers.


The Jacket: 2.5-Minute Video for Students

Research suggests that around 45% of students from high school youth ministries toss their faith aside when they get to college. At the Fuller Youth Institute we’ve begun to describe this kind of faith like a jacket.


40+ Ways to Build Sticky Faith in Your Grandkids: Tips for Senior Adults

We asked grandparents to share their best ideas to build Sticky Faith in their grandkids. Now we're sharing them with you.


Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard: Book Review

Authors Chip and Dan Heath help us get a handle on what truly drives change in ourselves and our ministries.