WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- SURVEY SAYS. Lee, Jeremy // Group;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p38
The author suggests a survey that could be sent to youth ministry's parents, asking them to list interesting questions they want to ask to teenagers.
- TOWARD DISESTABLISHMENT: NEW PATTERNS OF SOCIAL CLASS, DENOMINATION AND RELIGIOSITY AMONG YOUTH? Nelsen, Hart M.; Potvin, Raymond H. // Review of Religious Research;Dec80, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p137
In the past especially mainline Protestant denominations profited from a positive relationship between social class and religiosity, mainly church attendance. Recent studies suggest that it is the affluent young adults with mainline denominational preferences who display low levels of church...
- RESEARCH NOTE: RELIGIOUS PARTICIPATION AND PARENTAL MORAL EXPECTATIONS AND SUPERVISION OF AMERICAN YOUTH. Smith, Christian // Review of Religious Research;Jun2003, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p414
A large body of empirical studies shows that religion often serves as a factor promoting positive, healthy behaviors and outcomes in the lives of American adolescents. This research note reports findings of one test of a "moral order" explanation of these religious effects. I use the national...
- EMPOWERING THE VOCATION OF YOUTH AS YOUTH: A THEOLOGICAL VISION FOR YOUTH MINISTRY. White, David F. // Journal of Youth Ministry;Spring2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p13
Although society in general and congregational youth ministry in particular assume the normality of adolescence and support it as such, in reality it remains a largely unexamined system of social constraints and projections of adult anxieties and fears. Ignoring the potentials of youth as youth...
- THE ROLE OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN CHRISTIAN -- MUSLIM DIALOGUE. Smith, Andrew // Journal of Youth Ministry;Spring2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p89
The history of Islam and Christianity is full of encounters between adherents of both faiths that have ranged from violent conflict to constructive and meaningful dialogue. Although this might prove true, often the formal meeting is needed to establish contact and trust between neighbors. When...
- THE OTHER WINDOW. Merritt, Steve // Group;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 37, p70
The author discusses the importance of having a religious influence among youth ministry workers on teenagers. According to him, teenagers often view life through a lens of cynicism and sometimes both in a matter of minutes. He suggests youth ministry workers to see through the window of a...
- OREGON. Marston, Betsy // High Country News;8/22/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 15, p24
This article reports that a youth group had apparently massed on the sidewalk in front of the church in Oregon, where they practiced singing. It is reported that this place does not often get rowdy.
- Pay Ridiculous Attention. Mueller, Walt // Group;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 37, p27
The article offers tips for youth ministry workers on how to listen to teenagers, such as paying attention to what they are posting on social media sites.
- KEEPING TABS. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1991, Issue 10, p57
Presents the results of a religious survey in the U.S. in 1991. Increase in the number of U.S. citizens who say that they have made a commitment to Jesus Christ; Percentage of the respondents who attended church or synagogue in the last seven days; Ratio of teenagers who says that having a deep...