Research + News | Topic: Emerging Adulthood
Jan 29, 2019
The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out Of Church
Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2018
Is Gen Z The Most Success-Oriented Generation?
A key characteristic of Gen Z is that their expectations are largely shaped around themes of academic and career success—more so than any other generation we’ve observed. Read the research from Barna here.
Apr 26, 2018
Share Of American Young Adults Living With Their Parents Highest In 75 Years
According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 33% of 25-29 year olds lived with their parents or grandparents in 2016. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2018
The Research On What Creates Satisfied And Successful Kids
What Did the Most Extensive Longitudinal Study Discover About Kids? Read the blog post from Tim Elmore here.
Jan 19, 2018
How To Build Snowmen From A Snowflake Generation
Read Tim Elmore’s blog about how and why “snowflakes’ appeared and what we can do to turn them into strong leaders. Read his blog post here.
Jun 28, 2017
Mis-Educating The Young
In this article for the New York Times, David Brooks says, “People in their 20s seem to be compelled to bounce around more, popping up here and there, quantumlike, with different jobs, living arrangements and partners while hoping that all these diverse experiences magically add up to something.”
Read the rest of the article here.
Jun 2, 2017
Connecting With College Students Over Break: They’re Bringing Home More Than Their Laundry
Stephen Argue writes this for a blog for Fuller Youth Institute:
“The child you said goodbye to in the fall isn’t the same one who’s coming home this summer. Beyond their laundry, they’re bringing home other things that you need to consider.”
Read the full post here.
May 26, 2017
Adolescence Is a Gift, But Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
Nebraska senator Ben Sasse wants parents to get serious about shepherding kids into responsible adulthood. Read the article from Christianity Today here.
May 24, 2017
How to Get Your 20-Something Out of the Basement
A guest post from Andrew McPeak on the Growing Leaders blog. Read the blog here.
May 9, 2017
The Coddling Of The American Mind
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
Read the article here.