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Thursday, May 18 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Sticky Faith in Multicultural Contexts: Practical Ideas to Help Young People Develop Lifelong Faith

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Half of youth ditch their faith upon graduating from youth ministry. What's the difference for those who stay connected? How is it different in multi- or specific-ethnic ministry contexts? This workshop looks at research by the Fuller Youth Institute with insights from Latino, African American, and Asian American leaders. We will unearth the toxic myths students believe, making them shelve their faith, and will work on strategies to make a difference in students' lives.

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Jennifer A. Guerra Aldana

Manager, Fuller Youth Institute
Jennifer A. Guerra Aldana, originally from Guatemala, grew up in Southern California as the daughter of church planters. Jennifer received her B.A in Social Work from Point Loma Nazarene University and worked with various populations in San Diego county. She has pastored bilingual... Read More →
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Jeanelle Austin

Director of Operations, Fuller Youth Institute
Jeanelle Austin is the Director of Operation of the William E. Pannell Center for African American Church Studies at Fuller Seminary. She holds an MA in Intercultural Studies and a Master of Divinity in Christian Ethics. Her current hobbies include poetry, fitness training, and Candy... Read More →
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Brad Griffin

Director, Fuller Youth Institute
Brad M. Griffin is the Director of the Fuller Youth Institute, where he develops research-based training for youth workers and parents. A speaker, blogger (fulleryouthinstitute.org), and volunteer youth pastor, Brad is also the coauthor of Growing Young, Sticky Faith, ​and Can I... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:15am PDT
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