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Young Adults

Physical distancing measures to respond to COVID-19 created an alternate universe for graduates in 2020. Our world faces a mess, yet your generation can help us clean it up. You are an inspiration. You will change the world. […] Read More

Young adults who are engaged in church are more likely to say they are optimistic about the future, secure in who they are, able to accomplish their goals and have someone who believes in them, a Barna report says. […] Read More

(RNS) Why do young Christians leave the church? New research by the Barna Group finds they view churches as judgmental, overprotective, exclusive and unfriendly towards doubters. They also consider congregations antagonistic to science and say their Christian experience has been shallow. The findings, the result of a five-year study, are featured in “You Lost Me: […] Read More

Whether it’s churches, businesses, nonprofits, professional groups or service organizations, the question is the same: “How do we get more young adults involved?” The only exception is the AARP! When I hear this question, my first response has to do with motivation: “Why?” Are you just interested in financial support, the continuation of the organization […] Read More

The current economy has made money tight for many Americans. But even when the funds are low, there are things today’s 20-somethings refuse to live without. A recent survey conducted by Business Week and Integer Group asked young adults what the one thing was they were not willing to live without. Two things topped the […] Read More

College students are heavy users of the Internet compared to the general population, according to a new study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. “Use of the Internet is a part of college students’ daily routine, in part because they have grown up with computers,” read the report. “It is integrated into their […] Read More

High school seniors who said religion was important to them also had more positive attitudes about themselves than those who said religion was not important. The National Study of Youth and Religion, based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has found a significant positive correlation between religion and self-esteem among high school […] Read More