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Wisdom Flows From Real Conversations

Can you think of a person, or maybe a group of people, who poured into you with wisdom and positive affirmations when you were younger? For teens and young adults, receiving encouragement from a mentor can mean a lot — especially since they live in a world so full of negativity. In this episode, Mark Gregston recounts how older friends helped him find God’s calling for his life and shares how you can be an encouraging influence for the teens YOU know. Listen in now!

For more on how to guide your teens toward healthy maturity, check out Mark’s book, ‘Raising Teens in a Contrary Culture,’ 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.