It's hard to keep on top of everything your teen does or has access to these days. Here are some resources to help you understand what your teen is going through, what pressures they have, and what they have access to.

 

* This is intended as a list of resources for your benefit. This does not mean that the church will agree 100% with everything that each presents or promotes. If you have any specific questions about something you find, please let us know.

Parent Resources

Focus on the Family's Mission Statement is "To be led by the Holy Spirit in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with as many people as possible by nurturing and affirming the God-ordained institution of the family and proclaiming biblical truths worldwide."

Plugged In is a Focus on the Family publication designed to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving families the essential tools they need to understand, navigate, and impact the culture in which they live.

The Dove reviews are based on Christian values and we want to serve all families and individuals who love great entertainment, but also want to spend their time and money on God-glorifying storytelling.

Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.

At a time when an already confusing youth culture is changing quickly, the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding helps parents, youth workers, educators, and others understand teenagers and their culture so that they will be better equipped to help children and teens navigate the challenging world of adolescence.

A free resource web site specifically for parents, this new parenting site offers extremely relevant parenting help articles, youth culture window articles, and even music discussions, which each include scripture and three questions you can ask your kids in the car about current music.

Is a group of family experts and everyday parents coming together to help inspire you to make every fleeting moment count before your kids move on to their next big adventure. 

Keys for Kids Parent Minute is a one-minute daily feature, hosted by Greg Yoder, the president of Keys for Kids Ministries. He’s a real parent and grandparent, talking to real parents and grandparents about real issues facing kids and their families today.

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