Scott Larson is founder and director of Straight Ahead Ministries, a national organization focused on ministering to troubled teens. Scott has written five books. His latest, When Teens Stray: Parenting for the Long Haul (Servant Publications) is for Christian parents struggling with a wayward teen. Other books and resources for ministering to troubled teens can be obtained through

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