Could spiritual practices help young adults struggling with violence?
This first generation to come of age in the spiritual-but-not-religious era also is the first generation to deal regularly with mass violence. Could soulful practices help young adults process grief and fear? asks an author.
‘What do students want?’
An interfaith space at Virginia Commonwealth University uses asset-based community development to focus on the strengths and interests of the students who walk through its doors rather than telling them what they need.
‘I Wish My Dad: The Power of Vulnerable Conversations Between Fathers and Sons’
In this adapted excerpt from his recent book, a writer and divinity school graduate offers suggestions for healthier relationships based on dozens of interviews with men about their fathers.
Subverting assumptions about age, experience and wisdom
A priest anticipating her last decade in full-time ministry writes about the intentional choice of a mentor who is a generation younger.
Ross Murray: LGBTQ youth deserve safe spaces to discover who they are
LGBTQ youth are extremely vulnerable. Developing LGBTQ-inclusive youth ministry can help, says the author of a recent book.
Reaching out to the Nones in humility and love
What do the Nones need? And how can we truly hear them? asks a former professor of pastoral counseling.
"Voices for Vocational Accompaniment: Leading, Mentoring, and Learning From the Next Generation"
In this excerpt from a new book by the Forum for Theological Exploration, a mentor reflects on the urgency of young people discovering their prophetic vocation in and after the pandemic.
Robert Rueda: Students in the Rio Grande Valley are ‘an incredible gift to the United States’
Campus minister Robert Rueda inspires students with his message that their experience prepares them to be leaders. Then they get to work.
Stepping off the conveyor belt to Jesus
Members of Generation Z haven’t given up on faith, but they need something different from the religion of their parents, writes Faith & Leadership’s summer intern.
How our pandemic experience might help the church engage “nones” and “dones”
Let’s leverage a year of forced innovation to be church in a way that attracts people who really are done with religion, writes a minister at a Greenwich Village church.