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The Modern Spiritual Prodigal

When your teen pulls away from — or outright rejects — the faith that you’ve raised them with, it can feel like you’ve done something wrong as a parent. But this is the most important time to trust in God that He will bring your teen back to a better place. In this episode, Mark Gregston and Wayne Shepherd share encouraging insights for parents whose teens might be walking through their ‘prodigal’ stage right now. Don’t miss today’s episode!   

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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.