- Theological Education
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?
Best Resources for Youth Research
As fewer young people fill the pews of houses of worship, some congregations are trying innovative ways to halt the exodus of young adults from organized religion.
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.
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.
In A Faith of Their Own teens rate the personal significance of religion highly; less so the institutional part.
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