Professor Brad M. Griffin

Professor Brad Griffin is an Associate Director, Fuller Youth Institute, where he develops research based training for youth workers and parents. A speaker, blogger, and volunteer youth pastor, Brad is also the coauthor of Sticky Faith and Deep Justice Journeys. A native Kentucky youth pastor, Brad now lives in Southern California with his wife Missy and their three children.Learn more about Griffin at https://fulleryouthinstitute.org/author/brad-griffin.


Griffin is a plenary speaker. He will also lead a workshop.


Sticky Faith: Practical Ideas to Deepen Your Ministry with Young People

Why is it that almost 1 out of 2 of your graduating seniors will pick up their diplomas and ditch their faith? For those young people who remain connected to Jesus, what is it that makes the difference? And what can we do every week throughout their time in our ministry to help teenagers develop faith that sticks into adulthood? We’ll take a practical look at deep research conducted by the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) with over 500 students just like yours as well as follow-up research on families and churches. Together we’ll unearth some of the toxic myths your students believe about the gospel, the church, their family, and your youth ministry that cause them to shelve their faith.  (Session 5)