Kara Powell

Kara Powell

Fuller Theological Institute

Kara Powell, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member 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 also speaks regularly at parenting and leadership conferences. Kara is the author or co-author of a number of books including Growing Young, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family, Sticky Faith Curriculum, Can I Ask That?, Deep Justice Journeys, Essential Leadership, Deep Justice in a Broken World, Deep Ministry in a Shallow World, and the Good Sex Youth Ministry Curriculum.

Relationships and Community Developing Trusted Relationships and Nurturing Communities

Leading theologians and pastors explore the importance of creating an environment where youth can develop trusted relationships with peers and adults, and the value of nurturing communities.

Recruiting, Training and Supervising Youth Workers and Volunteers

Leading theologians and pastors discuss the importance of attracting, training and supervising both youth workers and volunteers to lead thriving youth groups.

Yale Youth Ministry Institute