The Author

Kristen Hatton is the author of The Gospel-Centered Life in Exodus for StudentsFace Time: Your Identity in a Selfie World and Get Your Story Straight. In addition to her own blog, she is a frequent contributor to the Rooted Ministry blog and enCourage women’s blog. She resides in Edmond, Oklahoma, with her pastor husband, and they have three teenage/young adult children. To learn more, visit

Exodus Is a Good Study for Teens

Teens need to encounter Christ in the story of the Israelites.

Don’t Hide Behind a Smiling Emoji

Social media affirmation might fulfill for a passing moment,

Social Media Isn’t Your Teens’ Biggest Problem

If we only address what’s on the surface—the easily

The Heart of Middle-School Meanness

The primary problem is not your child’s environment.

Walking with Your Child through an Eating Disorder

God used an eating disorder to reveal himself to