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Real Connection Is Cultivated

One of the biggest challenges parents face today is how to share timeless wisdom with their teens WITHOUT seeming judgmental or disconnected from the culture that kids live in. Simply complaining about your teen’s world will only create a blockage — real connection requires effort and understanding. In this devotional, Mark Gregston shares how you can adapt your message and approach to foster a trusting relationship with your teen.   

For more on how you can better connect with your child, read Mark’s article, ‘The Greatest Gift to Give Your Teen,’ at

Author: Mark Gregston

Mark Gregston began working with teens more than 40 years ago as a youth minister and Young Life director. He has authored nearly two dozen books, has written hundreds of articles, and is host of the nationally-acclaimed Parenting Today’s Teens podcast and radio broadcast.