It's time for you to reclaim the smartphone & bring your 
family back together! 

Join this completely free online summit, designed to help YOU engage the world of technology with your teen!

Sign up and get access to 12 different expert interviews, to watch at your own pace! Learn from teachers who engage with this topic as a profession and know practical, achievable action steps for embracing the digital generation. 

Don't let your smartphone continue to control you and your family's life. 
What will we cover in the Technology and Teens Summit?
TECHNOLOGY
It seems as if our smartphones have taken over... and we can start feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. 

What if you could learn about effects of technology from top experts?
TEENS
Gen Z is a digital generation. Their digital world is changing how we parent, lead, and disciple our kids.

What if you could effectively disciple your teen with confidence in the midst of chaos?
THEOLOGY
Technology and smartphones can be good and used in beneficial ways, but we also have to understand how they're cursed. 

What if there was a way to use technology in a beautiful, flourishing way?

Learn how to implement a third way of handling technology that will teach your kids to be more responsible with their phones, and guide them to a deeper relationship with Christ! 

So, how does this summit work?
1. Sign up 
This Summit is completely free!
Sign up to learn from 12 experts 
about technology and Gen Z 
at your own pace.
2. Watch the Interviews
The expert interviews are available to watch from your device anytime, anywhere for free until 
December 22nd!
3. Start conversations!
Be more informed & confident when talking about important topics like technology, smartphones, video games, identity, etc. with your kid!
Walk away with:

Practical takeaways. 

These are some of the best speakers on this topic! Our goal for each interview is to provide you with practical advice and resources to implement in your everyday life as a parent. 

Knowledge on a variety of technology topics.

The Technology and Teens Summit covers a wide range of subjects like using technology wisely, the effects of screen time, the dangers of smartphones, and our true identity and belonging.

A better understanding of the climate in teen culture. 

As a parent, knowing what's happening in your teen's world and what matters to them is key. When we connect with our teen's heart, we can better guide them in their love for God. These expert speakers will give you insight on how to connect with your teen based on their many different experiences and wisdom. 
But... is this summit really for me?
Start watching for free, today!
Are you a...
Parent with a child 8 - 18 years old? 
Grandparent? 
Teacher? 
Youth pastor? 
Family pastor? 
Caring adult? 
Then, this was made for you!
Spend 30 minutes with each expert and gain practical insight on topics surrounding technology and Gen Z. Then, discuss with other parents and caring adults like you. 

Sign up and have 15 expert interviews to choose from every day to watch for FREE.

All videos are available UNTIL December 22nd!
Meet the experts:
Session 1
Arlene Pellicane
Growing Up Social
Thriving in a Tech-Centered World
With engaging humor and practical insight, Arlene walks through both the challenges and benefits of technology. As a mom of three, she understands the struggle of competing with technology for her kids’ time and attention. Amidst this often overwhelming struggle, Arlene offers hope that with healthy boundaries and a right understanding of the deeper issues that often drive people to escape into their own little digital worlds, devices can build community rather than increasing isolation. 

Arlene is a speaker and author of several books including Parents Rising. She is also the co-author of Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World (with Dr. Gary Chapman). She has been a featured guest on the Today Show, Fox & Friends, Focus on the Family, FamilyLife Today, and The 700 Club.
Andy Crouch
The Tech-Wise Family
The Tech-Wise Family 
Andy Crouch makes connections between culture, creativity, and Christian faith. His two most recent books, The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place and 2016's Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing build on the compelling vision of faith, culture, and the image of God laid out in his previous books—Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power and Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling. Andy provides practical insight and wisdom how God's call to creativity fits into the world of technology and dives deep into the balance of this within the family unit. 

For more than ten years, he was an editor and producer at Christianity Today. His work and writing have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and several editions of Best Christian Writing and Best Spiritual Writing—and, most importantly, received a shout-out in Lecrae's 2014 single "Non-Fiction."
Hillary and Christoph Gruener
A Word From The Bird
Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids
Hillary and Christoph discuss the "how to" on raising emotionally healthy children in this day and age. They also bring up what it looks like to take your place as the primary influence in your child’s life—the person God has placed in your child's life to guide them emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and physically. 

The Grueners are the authors of a marriage, parenting, and personal growth lifestyle blog called A Word From The Bird! Their desire is to bring families to a place of contentment with their lives and teach parents how to be the primary influence of their child’s life. They want to encourage that you are not helpless, but rather equipped to give your child everything they need.
Session 2
Kathy Koch
Celebrate Kids
Why Teens Love Technology
Becoming a family that manages technology well is something that both parents and their teens have to commit to do; parents cannot expect teenagers to do it on their own. Navigating this new world of social media and screens is difficult, but not hopeless. Technology can be used to bring us closer together, but how do we do this? Kathy explains how and why parents have the opportunity to model what it means to be relational first and tech savvy second in a world that would reverse the order.

Dr. Kathy Koch, the Founder and President of Celebrate Kids, Inc., based in Fort Worth, TX, has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in 30 countries through keynote messages, seminars, chapels, and other events. Her practical, relevant, results-oriented concepts and engaging, honoring, and humorous speaking style draw enthusiastic raves from children, teens, parents, and educators. They leave her events armed with new beliefs, attitudes, practical tools, and increased hope to build healthy relationships and increase success in family, life, and school.
Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
Sacred Rest
How to Have Well-Rested Teens (and Parents)
Dr. Saundra explains her book, Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity and explores 7 types of rest and how you and your teen can embrace rest from the physical to the social to the spiritual, etc. You'll want to listen to this interview if you see your kids exhausted or worn out without explanation—or if you've ever experienced that.  

Dr. Saundra is an author, speaker, and board-certified internal medicine physician. She has an active medical practice in Alabama and is a national and international media resource on the mind, body, and spirit connection. She is a top 100 medical expert in Good Housekeeping Doctors’ Secrets. She is also the author of Set Free to Live and Come Empty. Her newest release is Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity. She has shared her tips on merging faith and medicine with over 16,000 health care professionals to encourage the current and next generation of doctors to treat the whole person.
Kirk Cameron
"Connect"
Connect With and Reach Your Teen
Kirk Cameron unpacks what technology is and what it does for the family. Referencing professionals from interviews in his upcoming film, as well as his own experience parenting six teenagers. Kirk is both practical and uplifting as he encourages parents to build relationships to truly demonstrate the love of Christ. 

Kirk Cameron has been a part of the national landscape since starring as “Mike Seaver” in the ABC hit sit-com, “Growing Pains.” Since then, he’s appeared in numerous television and movie productions, including the “Left Behind” series, “Monumental,” and "Fireproof." His newest film, "Connect" offers real help for parenting kids and teens in a Social Media world. He’s been featured on Nightline, Fox News, and CNN and currently tours the country speaking live to 30 churches a year as part of the “Living Room Reset" marriage and parenting conference. 
Session 3
Heather MacFadyen
Don't Mom Alone
Don't Do Technology Alone
Heather invites viewers into a conversation about the importance of community especially as parents try to raise their kids with technology. She discusses practical ways to help your kids set up boundaries, ways to invite fellow parents into your family, and the hope of the Gospel within technology!

Heather MacFadyen has hosted the “The Don't Mom Alone Podcast” for six years. By weekly interviewing fellow journeyers on the topic of motherhood, she wants moms to know God's great delight over them and how He sees the unseen eternal work they do every day. Through mentorship, friendship & discipleship, she connects listeners with people and resources who remind them they “Don’t Mom Alone.”
Maggie John
100 Huntley Street
The Power of Listening on Every Platform
Maggie dives into the complicated development of media, especially journalistic media, in the new digital age. She gives parents a solid overview of the changes that have occurred in the recent past as well as tips and observations from her time in journalism. She also talks about what it means to be a black woman in journalism, and her experiences as black woman in our modern era, sharing insights and applications you won’t find anywhere else.

Maggie is co-host and Sr. Executive Producer of the longest running daily Canadian Show—100 Huntley Street. With over 16 years in the industry, she has reported on some of the most major news events of our day and interviewed a variety of guests throughout her career from everyday people. But what Maggie is most proud of is the work she does with the ministry she founded in 2013 called The Baby Depot which helps families in need in the Hamilton area. 
Chris McKenna
Protect Young Eyes
Teaching Digital Citizenship
What does it mean to be a digital citizen in a culture that seems to have a new social platform show up every other week? The thought of taking ownership over technology can be a very daunting task for us, but Chris shows us that this is the most important thing we can do for our children. Whether we're setting up boundaries and filters for our children or modeling what it means to honor God through our technology, Chris shows us that becoming a digital citizen is doable and desperately needs to be done.

After a 12-year career in business advising and 6 years in full-time student ministry, Chris started managing educational content for Covenant Eyes and became the founder and CEO of Protect Young Eyes. In a world where technology is native to our kids, Chris and the PYE team update parents on the latest digital trends through live presentations, their blog, and digital citizenship curriculum to help families, schools, and churches use the internet well.
Session 4
Sally Burke
Moms in Prayer International
Role of Prayer in Technology
It is easy to talk about the power of prayer in Christian circles, but it is much harder to actually engage in prayer consistently. Sally Burke’s journey of bringing mothers together in prayer all over the world has redefined what it means to pray fervently and consistently. Sally’s resources and practical suggestions can bring hope into parents' lives when they feel like they're losing their child to the world. Through community, Scripture, and relentlessness, as Burke describes, any parent can become a true prayer warrior.

In her years of growing up in Cocoa Beach, Florida, Sally was fascinated with the space program, and eventually became a space shuttle engineer. It wasn’t until after her marriage and the birth of two children that she and her husband came to faith in Christ, and God began changing her priorities. Today in her role as president of Moms in Prayer International, Sally is carrying on the legacy that began over thirty years ago. Her vision remains unchanged, that more children, schools and moms might experience God’s life-changing answers to prayer.
Tim Cleary
The Aetherlight
Everything You Need to Know About Video Games
Because they evolve at such a rapid pace, video games have never been a typical common ground for parents and their kids. Let’s face it, there is a wide gap between the Atari and the Xbox One. Tim Cleary helps parents understand the appeal of today’s video games, helpful questions to ask when monitoring a child’s gaming habits, and many of the positives that can come from healthy gaming.

As one of the founding creators of The Aetherlight: Chronicles of the Resistance, a virtual world for 10-12 year olds that fosters biblical engagement, Tim Cleary has always been captivated by Narnia, Star Wars, and Marvel comics. His heroes are: Jesus, his wife, C.S. Lewis, Stan Lee, and George Lucas. And as the lead writer for The Aetherlight, Tim balances lives at the intersection of scripture and pop culture, fostering energy and interest between the two.
Mark Oestreicher
The Youth Cartel
The Need to Belong
Mark Oestreicher, a respected youth leader, speaks about current research on how teens develop and how that development differs from their parents’ generation. He gives important insight on today’s culture (not just about new technology, but how even the very length of adolescence has grown), and how parents often talk to and treat their teens based on this, combined with a parent’s own experience as a teenager in the past. Mark suggests in practical terms how to use the way teens learn as a way to help them learn who they are made to be and how to become a successful adult by growing, connecting, and belonging well with others in each season of their lives. 

A veteran youth worker and founding partner in The Youth Cartel, Mark provides resources, training, and coaching for church youth workers. Also, he is the author of dozens of books, including Youth Ministry 3.0, Hopecasting, and Leading Without Power: 9 Paths to Non-Coercive Ministry Leadership. Mark is a sought-after speaker, writer, and consultant.
David Eaton
Smartphone Sanity
Bonus Interview: Smartphone Sanity
Whether you are shopping for your kid's first phone, or they've had a smartphone for years . . . you need Smartphone Sanity. The smartphone is causing a seismic shift in the lives of the rising generation. David helps give you some tools you need to keep your family safe & to put the Gospel at the center of your family's smartphone conversation. He will answer the question, "When should I get my kid a phone?" and give you confidence & a path to bring your family together. 

David cofounded Axis in 2007. Every year, Axis speaks to 10,000+ students face-to-face and every month Axis' digital products equip 120,000+ parents, grandparents, pastors, and teachers. In 2018 Axis helped caring adults start 1,700,000 conversations, that they wouldn't have started without Axis, with their 8- to 18-year-olds. He is also the co-author of the new Smartphone Sanity book!
Smartphone Sanity 
Don't want to miss this closing keynote with Axis president and co-founder, David Eaton as he dives into 4 main conversations that need to be had around the smartphone. He will also discuss his new book, Smartphone Sanity !
FAQs
Who is Axis?
Our mission is to build lifelong faith, one conversation at a time, and to bridge the gap between parents and their teenagers. We believe one of the best ways to do this is through culture translation, that is, taking current trends (pop culture, social media, video games, music, movies, politics, etc.)  and intersecting them with deep, theological ideas that make sense and are relevant to the next generation.    
Where is this event located?
Wherever you are! This event is completely free. You can watch anytime and anywhere with an internet connection on any device.
How do I watch the interviews?
During the free period (December 10th - 22nd), you’ll be able to access all of the interviews anytime, anywhere. You’ll be able to view the sessions on any computer, tablet, or mobile device.
What's in the interviews?
Each talk is 90% expert, 10% Axis team. We'll ask questions that best help parents and faith leaders of teens.
Start watching for free, today!
Are you a...
Parent with a child 8 - 18 years old?  
Grandparent? 
Teacher? 
Youth pastor? 
Family pastor? 
Caring adult? 
Then, this was made for you!
Spend 30 minutes with each expert and gain practical insight on topics surrounding technology and Gen Z. Then, discuss live with other parents and carings adults like you. 

Sign up and have 15 expert interviews to choose from every day to watch for FREE.

All videos are available UNTIL December 22nd!
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