Rooted 2017: Liz Edrington on the Anatomy of Shame
Parents and youth pastors both observe a number of concerning behavioral trends among teens: withdrawal, anxiety, and perfectionism. So many students complain about stress or bury themselves in Netflix or their smart phone. Many of these struggles can be interpreted by understanding shame, which pervades our culture. This workshop from our 2017 conference in Dallas will give youth ministers and parents the tools to better understand the anatomy of shame at both a psychological and theological level. It will show how the Gospel provides hope for us in helping to bring students out of the isolation and fear that shame so often produces.