Research + News | Topic: Youth Workers
Mar 18, 2021
The Pandemic’s High – And Largely Overlooked – Toll On ‘In-Betweeners’
The pandemic’s toll on the “In-Betweeners,” those on the cusp between Gen Z and millennials, has been significant — and largely overlooked. Read the article here.
May 28, 2020
Dear Youth Minister Of A COVID-19 Senior
Chelsea Kingston Erickson blogs about our graduating seniors for the Rooted Ministry blog. Read her helpful post to youth workers here.
Oct 29, 2018
Why Youth Stay In Church When They Grow Up
What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church? Read the article here.
Sep 1, 2016
Why Doubt Needs to Have a Place In Your Youth Ministry This Year
In studies from the Fuller Youth Institute, students who knew they had a safe place to share their struggles and questions tended to have stronger faith—both in high school and up to three years later—than those who lacked that safe community.
Read the blog here.
Apr 28, 2015
Helping Seniors Transition
Tony Akers blogs for Youth Specialties about some ways his church helps seniors transition well.
Read his post here.
Nov 27, 2012
Top 10 Ways Teenagers Want Adults to Connect with Them
Brad Griffin, Associate Director of the Fuller Youth Institute, reminds readers of the Search Institute’s Teen Voice research that asked teens what they think they need from adults.
Read the Top 10 list here.
Learn more about the Teen Voice research here.
Oct 26, 2012
What College Freshmen Need to Hear from their Youth Pastors
Fuller Youth Institute’s Sticky Faith Research reveals what students thought might have helped them the most transitioning from high school to college. Two of the most consistent responses: (1) students wished someone from their high school youth group would have contacted them after they had entered college and (2) students would have liked more practical training describing the college context and relevant issues they might face.
Read the entire article here.