Shelby Abbott

Shelby Abbott is an author, campus minister, and conference speaker on staff with the ministry of Cru. His passion for university students has led him to speak at college campuses all over the United States.

Abbott is the author of Jacked and I Am a Tool (To Help with Your Dating Life), Pressure Points: A Guide to Navigating Student Stress and DoubtLess: Because Faith is Hard. He and his wife, Rachael, have two daughters and live in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

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Where’s Bob? Last Monday, we had a new voice on FamilyLife Today, click to find out who this Shelby Abbott guy is. View Show Notes →
Sometimes in stepfamilies, we take things out on each other that really are about someone or something from the past. Listen to Ron Deal talk with Shelby Abbott on how to keep unresolved issues of the past from damaging relationships in the present. View Show Notes →
What's the big deal about having sex before marriage? The statistics may surprise you! Shelby Abbott talks about being intentional with your most important human relationships. View Show Notes →
Shelby Abbott coaches parents on how to respond when their own kids begin asking tough questions, and how we can discern the difference between sincere searching vs. a refusal to bend the knee to the Savior? View Show Notes →
Shelby Abbott says that doubt is different than unbelief, and while we should not fear doubt, neither should we make it a badge of honor. View Show Notes →
Shelby Abbott talks about dating and why the important parts should not happen digitallyâ€"especially asking for a date. Shelby encourages parents to teach their daughters how a boy should treat them. View Show Notes →
How does the scriptural definition of love apply to dating? Shelby Abbott, now married, shares his own dating history and talks about how technology has changed the dating game. View Show Notes →
Shelby Abbott reminds listeners that the gospel has solutions for everyday pressures. Abbott tells of a time when the pain from a herniated disc had him scrambling to understand the character of God. View Show Notes →
Campus minister Shelby Abbott talks about some of the stressors students face in today's culture. While stress is a natural part of college life, social media can make it worse. Abbott also addresses the stress of discerning God's will. View Show Notes →