May 14 • 59M

Why Are Teens Growing More Anxious?

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It is increasingly obvious that teenagers across the country are experiencing a spike in anxiety, often with serious and debilitating consequences. This week David and Curtis speak to one of the foremost experts on the subject, Kara Powell, executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute. Kara’s well-researched and empathetic insights are critical for all of us to help the teens in our lives navigate these challenging times.

Show Notes:

-Faith in an Anxious World: A 4-week High School Curriculum

-Faith in an Anxious World Parenting Podcast

-Matt Richtel (New York Times): “‘It’s Life or Death’: The Mental Health Crisis Among U.S. Teens

-Tosin Thompson (Nature): “Young people’s climate anxiety revealed in landmark survey”

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-Follow Curtis’ work at and specifically check out the course Anxiety as Opportunity for Spiritual Growth