Affirm Parent Guide

God's Call/The World's Need/Your Purpose

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Affirm Parent Guide
Paperback ISBN: 9781501867781
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Published August 2018

Affirm is a 6 week discipleship refresh from confirmation. With an emphasis on following Jesus and spiritual practices Affirm is great for a youth group series, a small group study, or for a weekend retreat. Providing leaders with the tools to enlist the support of their church and parents to help students grow stronger and go deeper with their relationship with Christ.

The journey of faith is spectacular, full of wonder and discovery, but it is also challenging, filled with questions and doubt. This is doubly true for teens who navigate the journey of discovering their faith, while simultaneously discovering themselves. As teens change and grow, so does their faith.

Affirm recognizes the difficulties and anxieties that emerge from raising a young person to be faithful. In response, the Affirm Parent Guide provides parents will the tools to be companions to their teens on this journey. As a parent, you’ll be invited to reflect on your own faith, so that you can help them as they learn about their own. The Affirm Parent Guide is full of helpful tips and activities to use as you both strive to grow in your faith and deepen your relationship with Christ.

About the Authors

Jen Bradbury

Jen Bradbury is a career youth worker in the Chicago suburbs. She's the author of Unleashing the Hidden Potential of Your Student Leaders, The Real Jesus, and The Jesus Gap. When she's not writing or hanging out with teenagers, she enjoys reading, playing with her toddler, and traveling with her husband. 

Sara Galyon

Sara Galyon is currently the Director of Youth Ministry at Messiah Lutheran in Madison, AL (ELCA). She has been working with youth in some capacity for 15 years including the UMC, and has an MA in Youth Ministry from Memphis Theological Seminary/The Center for Youth Ministry Training.  She is a wife to a UMC youth minister and mom to three boys.