Jump to Navigation

Research > Youth Research

Feature

Special needs wheelchair accessibility Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Fewer than half of the parents surveyed in a recent study said their faith community is supportive of their child with special needs. A church must include all, and here are some ways to do that.

 

More Stories

Finding the Right Seminary Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation Christianity Immigration

Staci Imes knew she wanted to study at a seminary with a strong commitment to social justice.  She knew she wanted a program focused on training ministers, rather than scholars.  And while she’s committed to her denomination, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), she relishes the idea of studying with people from different traditions. But which seminary was for her?

Even lay people can, and should, ask tough questions about polls to see if their claims match their findings. And when it comes to poll data we should all be informed consumers.

Studies Reveal How to Serve Youth and Young Adults Better insights Into Religion Lilly Foundation Flickr photo by threephin

Breaking free from the stereotype of the disengaged teen could help churches serve them better. And as those teens age into adulthood, congregations need to be willing to work to keep them involved.

 

Christian education programs vital to congregational health Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Some churches are seeing a consumer mentality when it comes to religious education. The trend highlights the importance of preparing Christian educators for the future.

View all articles and resources >

Lilly Fellows Program Network Exchange Program grants are designed to allow Network member... More > The blues, which have so profoundly shaped American popular music – from jazz and rhythm &... More >
The Association of Religion Data Archives offers an online dictionary of religious terms. ARDA... More > This Faith Communities Today (FACT) study compares the responses of more than 14,000 pastors,... More >

Search

News

News

All Lives Matter, Religion and the Police

  A Christianity Today article explore how religion influences views of the police and how they are doing their...

Business and Religion

A Washington Post article reports, "The justices agreed with a lower court that Barronnelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s...

Compensation Survey Will Help Churches Set Fair Pay

  The $750,000 grant awarded to Church Law & Tax (CLT) by Lilly Endowment Inc. focuses on the National...

Calendar

Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 08:30 am
Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs. Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference Booth.

Popular Tools

Map congregations and create a religious and demographic profile for your community!

Enter a ZIP code or city/state [e.g. Seattle, WA] for a map:  

Widget provided by: