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Stop Controlling, Start Trusting

In this special devotional, Mark Gregston shares advice for parents who are engaged in one of the most common struggles you can have with your teen: the battle for control. Teens want nothing more than to take control of their own lives, and while they WILL make mistakes, it’s up to you as a parent to begin trusting them to apply all the good lessons you’ve instilled. Don’t miss this episode!  

For more insight on this issue, read Mark’s article, ‘Turning Over Control to 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.