The argument over the last donut. The cry of nothing to wear a half hour before school. The “I’m the only one whose parents make them…”
Teenage hassles that disrupt parents’ lives? Or prime opportunities to connect with, listen to, and nurture our kids?
Paul Tripp uncovers the heart issues affecting parents and their teenagers during the often chaotic adolescent years. With wit, wisdom, humility, and compassion, he shows parents how to seize the countless opportunities to deepen communication, learn, and grow with their teenagers.
About the Author
Paul David Tripp, M.Div., D.Min., is president of Paul Tripp Ministries whose mission is to educate and equip today’s Christian by combining the in-depth study of God’s Word with practical life application. Paul is also a pastor with over fifteen years of pastoral ministry experience and the author of several best-selling titles including: Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands, Age of Opportunity, Lost in the Middle, and How People Change. Paul is married to Luella and has four grown children. For more information, visit his personal website at paultripp.com.
Publisher: P & R Publishing
Publication Year: 2001
Study Guide and Leader’s Guide can be found on the P&R website
Part 1: Clearing the Debris
Chapter 1 – Age of Opportunity or Season for Survival?
Chapter 2 – Whose Idols Are in the Way?
Chapter 3 – What Is a Family? A Definition
Chapter 4 – What Is a Family? A Job Description
Chapter 5 – Parents, Meet Your Teenager
Part 2: Setting Godly Goals
Chapter 6 – Goals, Glory, and Grace
Chapter 7 – There’s a War Out There
Chapter 8 – Convictions and Wisdom
Chapter 9 – Life in the Real World
Chapter 10 – A Heart for God
Chapter 11 – Leaving Home
Part 3: Practical Strategies for Parenting Teens
Chapter 12 – Three Strategies for Parenting Teens
Chapter 13 – Small Steps to Big Change