This week we talk with Kara Powell of the Fuller Youth Institute, and she hits on some of the key elements that you as youth leaders and pastors are facing today, We dig deep into the Anxiety that young people are facing in today's society. You will see some real tips on how to connect with your young people and guide them with empathy. She will challenge you with valuable questions about how to empower young people to step forward.
In this episode, we talk about the ABCDE technique
A - Ask - on a scale of 1 to 10 how stressed are you feeling right now.
B - Breathing - Breathing cues our heart to slow down.
C - Center on a helpful truth or Phrase. - Emmanuel God is with you.
D - Developing a Team. Help young people develop a team of friends or adults that they can talk to when they need it.
E - Empathy - Empathize with them and empower them to move forward.
Here are some links from the show.
Kara's Book Recommendations
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