Episode 47: Kara Powell

About Our Guest: 

Kara Powell, PhD, is the Chief of Leadership Formation and Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary. Named by Christianity Today as one of “50 Women to Watch,” Kara serves as a Youth and Family Strategist for Orange and speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara has authored or coauthored numerous books, including Faith in an Anxious World, Growing With, Growing Young, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family and the entire Sticky Faith series, and Can I Ask That? Kara and her husband, Dave, are regularly inspired by the learning and laughter that comes from their three teenage and young adult children.

About the Episode:

On this episode of the Flourishing Church Podcast, Dana Allin talks with Kara Powell about her book 3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager: Making the Most of Your Conversations and Connections. The two discuss the main themes of the book and the 3 main questions that address identity, purpose, and belonging. Kara and Dana dive deeper into their own experiences of having meaningful conversations with their teenage kids and provide personal examples. Kara also gives examples of other questions the book addresses and practical ways we can engage in conversations with teenagers in our homes and churches.

Additional Resources:

Purchase the book on Amazon:

3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager: Making the Most of Your Conversations and Connections

Visit Kara's website:

KaraPowell.com