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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Shelby talks about a super easy tradition you can steal to help develop a heart of thanksgiving both now and in the years to come. View Show Notes →
There can be a lot of trouble meshing our relationship with Jesus and today's dating scene, especially when you factor in our phones, social media, sex, and how to communicate without being super awkward. View Show Notes →
Find out 5 new things about Shelby in this short bonus episode. 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 →
Real Life Loading podcast host Shelby Abbott knows what young adults sinking with doubt and anxiety--crave from the Church. Could you help? View Show Notes →
Real Life Loading podcast host Shelby Abbott knows his podcast isn't the only work in progress. His life story reminds him Jesus is all about the process. View Show Notes →
Real Life Loading is FamilyLife’s brand-new podcast for young adults. Here’s your chance to meet its host, author and speaker Shelby Abbott. 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 →