The Age of Opportunity
Paul David Tripp
The argument over the last donut. The cry of nothing to wear a half hour before school. The “I’m the only one whose parents make them . . .”
Teenage hassles that disrupt parents’ lives? Or prime opportunities to connect with, listen to, and nurture our kids?
Paul Tripp uncovers the heart issues affecting parents and their teenagers during the often chaotic adolescent years. With wit, wisdom, humility, and compassion, he shows parents how to seize the countless opportunities to deepen communication, learn, and grow with their teenagers.
“Age of Opportunity is a marvel. It brims with fresh,
rich, honest truth. Tripp will get you looking in the mirror before you
go looking at your teen. He’ll get you seeking—and finding—your own
“Opens the door to hope for
parents and teens alike by showing us how God can transform the hearts
of whole families. . . . You won’t be able to put this book down.”
—Tremper Longman III
“A wealth of biblical wisdom and a treasure of practical steps for understanding and shepherding your teen’s heart.”
a superb road map for raising teenage children . . . [and] experiencing
with them the challenges, victories, and joys of our journey to
maturity in Christ.”
biblical. . . . In a world that has made an industry out of dysfunction,
it is refreshing to read a book that assumes that God . . . has made
ample preparation for parents and teenagers to succeed.”
While I have not read this whole book yet. The author gives valuable insight into being a parent of a teenager in today’s world. I have read other books by this author and love his writing style and practical wisdom for living life the way God wants us to live.