Kara Powell to Speak at Saratoga Federated Church
Kara Powell--Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute--will offer a workshop at Saratoga Federated Church on Sunday, January 30 from 2:00-4:00 PM. She will speak on the topic of helping kids and teenagers maintain a solid Christian faith that will carry on past high school. Below is an excerpt from Saratoga Federated Church's ministry announcements:
"As leaders, parents, and grandparents, we do all we can to help kids
develop a faith that lasts. Yet according to research conducted by the
Fuller Youth Institute, about 45% of graduating seniors pick up their
diplomas and ditch their faith. Why is that? And equally importantly,
what can we do NOW when kids are in preschool, elementary school,
middle school, high school, and college to help them develop sticky
faith? Regardless of how old or young the kids you care about are,
come and learn all sorts of practical tips that you can apply
immediately to help kids develop a faith that sticks for the
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling (408) 867-3041 or at www.saratogafederated.org. Child care will be available for children ages 3 months through 5th grade with advanced reservations. Saratoga Federated Church is located at 20390 Park Place, Saratoga, CA, 95070.
Dr. Kara E. Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. She completed her PhD in Practical Theology from Fuller Seminary with a focus on Pastoral Role Expectations in 2000, an MDiv from Bethel Theological Seminary in 1994, and a BA degree with honors from Stanford University in 1991. She is the author of Sticky Faith (releasing in 2011), Essential Leadership (2010), Deep Justice Journeys (along with Brad Griffin, 2009), Deep Justice in a Broken World (along with Chap Clark, 2008), Deep Ministry in a Shallow World (along with Chap Clark, 2006), Good Sex Youth Ministry Curriculum (along with Jim Hancock, 2001, rev 2009), and Help! I'm a Woman in Youth Ministry (2004).