Friends with Sean McDowell
Friends with Sean McDowell
A 4-part Video-driven youth Bible study on the most common issues students face with their friends.
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Who are the most influential people in a student’s life?

Parents, teachers and pastors would like to think they are the most influential in a student’s life, but students spend more time interacting with their friends than with anyone else. Friends influence every part of students’ lives - how they act, what they wear, what they say, and most importantly what they believe. This video driven Bible study series is perfect for youth groups or any youth ministry.

In this four part video series, Sean McDowell offers Biblical insight into the most common issues students are facing in their friendships:

Session 1: Loneliness (14 minutes)
Session 2: Peer Pressure (13 minutes)
Session 3: Comparisons (14 minutes)
Session 4: Identity (13 minutes)

Sean McDowell, son of the well-known youth leader Josh McDowell, knows first-hand the power of communicating Biblical truth to students. As a popular speaker at conferences, churches, camps, and schools nationwide, Sean is in touch with the issues students are facing across the country. Sean’s most recent book is Ethix: Being Bold in a Whatever World.  He lives with his wife and two children in California.

Friends also includes an interview with Sarah Kelly. Sarah Kelly arrived on the Christian music scene in 2004 with her Grammy-nominated debut, “Take Me Away.”  Sarah’s music deals with a wide range of issues that point to God’s goodness and holiness.   

Convenient student handouts available to download for FREE and copy for your group. Download them HERE.


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Sean McDowell Sean McDowell
Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. He connects with audiences in a tangible way through humor and stories while imparting hard evidence and logical support for viewing all areas of life through a Biblical worldview. 

Sean graduated summa cum laude from Talbot Theological Seminary with a double Master's degree in Theology and Philosophy. He earned a Ph.D. in Apologetics and Worldview Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is an Assistant Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University.

Traveling throughout the United States and abroad, Sean speaks at camps, churches, schools, universities, and conferences. He has spoken for organizations including Focus on the Family, the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, Backyard Skeptics, Cru, Youth Specialties, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Association of Christian Schools International. Sean has also appeared as a guest on radio shows such as Family Life Today, Point of View, Stand to Reason, Common Sense Atheism, and the Hugh Hewitt Show. 

Sean is the author, co-author, or editor of a number of books including The Fate of the Apostles, A New Kind of Apologist, Same-Sex Marriage: A Thoughtful Approach to God's Design for Marriage, with John Stonestreet, Is God Just a Human Invention? with Jonathan Morrow, and Understanding Intelligent Design along with William A. Dembski. Sean has also written multiple books with his father, Josh McDowell, including The Unshakable Truth and More Than A Carpenter. Sean is the General Editor for The Apologetics Study Bible for Students. He has also written for YouthWorker Journal, Decision Magazine, and the Christian Research Journal. Sean and his wife, Stephanie, have three children and live in San Juan Capistrano, California.


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Supplemental handouts to go with Friends with Sean McDowell youth series.

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