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Helping Youth Have a Faith of Their Own

The fact that youth participate in church less as they get older and often are not present in church as young adults can lead church leaders to assume they lack religious interest. A new book growing out of the National Study of Youth and Religion challenges that assumption. Sociologists Lisa Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton found that older teens and young adults see great significance in religion though not always in institutional forms of religious life.

In their book "A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents" (Oxford University Press, 2011), the authors follow up with 2,530 young people, age 16 to 21, surveyed about their faith and religious practices at two points in time. The authors identified five types of religious identity among these young persons. Read more

‘Hatred in the Hallways’

series addresses bullying JOSHUA, Texas (UMNS) Suicide is the fourth-leading cause of death among young people between the ages of 10 and 14. Every school day, 160,000 American children stay home to avoid being bullied, according to

A UMC series, “Hatred in the Hallways,” addresses bullying and how churches can respond. The series starts today with a story of young Jon and his family. Read full story