Articles

September 12th, 2018

Theology of Work for Students

This article was written by Luke Bobo of Made to Flourish introduces the importance of integrating faith and work conversations within youth ministries and homes.  "The missing piece of youth ministry: Why they need a theology of work" For believers, whether 17 or...

November 3rd, 2011

What Teens Aspire to Do in Life, How Churches Can Help

A new Barna Group study explores the vocational aspirations of U.S. teenagers and examines the role of faith communities in influencing churchgoing teens’ college and career decisions.

November 3rd, 2011

Fading Faith Among Emerging Adults

Emerging adults are unsettled about some of life’s most fundamental issues. Trends such as post modernism and relativism are “confusing,” “debilitating” and “thwart many of them from ever being able to decide what they believe is really true, right and good,” writes writes Notre Dame...

September 19th, 2011

The Beloit College Mind-Set List Welcomes the 'Internet Class'

Welcome Class of 2015. Most members of this year's freshman class were born in 1993, and have never rolled down a car window, Ferris Bueller and Sloane Peterson could be their parents, Amazon has never been just a river, LBJ might be LeBron James, and they've never known life without the...

via Acton
September 19th, 2011

Inner-city Education Fails without the Church

Dr. Anthony Bradley is associate professor of theology at The King's College in New York City and a research fellow at the Acton Institute. In this article he discusses the importance of the church in solving problems in inner-city education.

September 12th, 2011

If it Feels Right ...

In a NYTImes op-ed article, David Brooks laments research findings in a recent book on youth morality by Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith entitled Lost in Translation.

August 29th, 2011

Kids get the inside scoop on job skills, earn cold cash at pastor's ice cream parlor

Lower East Side Manhattan teenagers have found a future at Alphabet Scoop, a six-year-old ice cream parlor/job training center for teenagers. The brainchild of pastors (and husband and wife) Carol and Chuck Vedral of The Father's Heart Church, each year, between 10 and 20 kids, all between...