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Faith and the younger generation: what the scholars say

A significant body of books, edited volumes and articles by scholars working at the intersection of youth and religion has recently emerged, centering on the role of theology, spirituality and... read more >

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What youth leaders are saying about ministry

When youth leaders gather, they frequently share perspectives and compare notes on what they have learned about faith formation of young people. In an insightful article, Anne E. Streaty Wimberley,... read more >

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Faith and youth: inspiration for religious educators

Concern for the religious lives of young people has taken many forms over the centuries. The post-modern era reveals continuity in the needs of children and youth and change in... read more >

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Can nurturing their spirituality help teens cope?

Despite an ongoing passion for matters of the spirit, young people continue to be disillusioned by established religion. Recent research about youth and emerging adults details this and other key... read more >

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Reversing the exodus: 7 traits of churches that successfully attract young adults

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.

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Best resources for church leaders

Insights Into Religion is a nondenominational nonprofit website that compiles some of the best information, tips, research, ideas and inspiration for pastors and church leaders, religious and spiritual seekers, students, administrators, and anyone wishing to learn more about religion and spirituality and how faith affects the world. Whether you're looking for a quick sermon idea, spiritual support in times of doubt, information about people of other faiths, or practical tips on using the Internet to further your mission, our affiliates — organizations and websites funded by the Lilly Endowment's Religion Division — have the information you're seeking.

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Sticky Faith: Workshop explores Why People Stay in Church

Sticky Faith: Understanding Why Youth and Young Adults Stay in Church is a workshop for pastors and leaders focused on building long-term faith for teens and young adults. While most of... read more >

2018 FTE Leadership Discernment Conference

2018 FTE Leadership Discernment Conference

Dates & Time: 
Oct 24, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018

The Fund for Theological Education's Leadership Discernment Conference gathers a diverse group of young adults in an ecumenical meeting with Christian leaders who are engaging the world through their faith.

Location: 
Stony Point Center 17 Cricketown Rd Stony Point, New York

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The Festival of Young Preachers in Indianapolis

The Festival of Young Preachers is an annual gathering of more than 120 young men and women, with major support from the Lilly Endowment and increasing support from numbers of... read more >

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Nurturing children's spirituality through stories

Educator, consultant and author Ivy Beckwith facilitated a workshop for the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, an organization dedicated to helping strengthen Indiana congregations, that focused on ways to spiritually nurture... read more >

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Liturgical Meditations from Fuller Studios

 The liturgical calendar spans the life of Christ in a single year—from anticipation (Advent), to hope (Christmas...

The Spiritual Practice of Humor

We live in a time of tension and conflict, arguing and fighting for what we believe is true. Many of us are attracted...

Volunteer and Live Longer Religious Lives

Ohio State researchers in June pored over hundreds of obituaries from across the country. They found that people with...

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Tue, Apr 30, 2019 - 09:00 am
Harbor The Pepperdine Bible Lectures April 30-May 3, 2019

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