New Trauma for a New Generation: Giving Hope to Students Dealing with the Evils of Their Age
Presented byJohn Perritt
If you made it to adulthood, you survived the teen years. Even those of us who thrived as teenagers still faced the normal difficulties of growing up. And while it’s true that any adult once walked this earth as a teenager, we may know very little of what it’s like to be one today. More specifically, we are often unaware of the trauma many of today’s teenagers are carrying around. As adults, our Heavenly Father has given us the responsibility of passing the faith on to the next generation. An aspect of that stewardship comes from the effort we put into knowing who they are and the trauma they’re dealing with. In this session, we will dig more deeply into the lives of today’s teenagers: their schedules, their technology, their influences, the things they love and loath, their joys and fears, and how trauma can permeate every aspect of this. By doing so, we may be able to speak gospel truth in a way that students may actually hear.