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Published our first Newsletter!

We published our first newsletter! We ask you to join in our excitement! Click the links here to see a culmination of work (and a bit of a punctuation moment) as we continue to write our journey discovering innovative ministry for and with young adults in the PNW. If you would like to read a PDF of our newsletter click …

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Building Custom Church Surveys and Survey Consultations

While I’m admittedly becoming more of a data nerd, I’ve never been all that passionate about statistics. Numbers alone aren’t that exciting—the fun part of research for me is applying it to real-world situations. Because of that, one of the most life-giving parts of this work for me is sharing our data with churches and working with them to apply …

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17-18 Research Results

When I joined the Pivot NW data team last March, I was thrilled—I couldn’t imagine finding a better assistantship than one that lets me study young adults and the church! As a pastor’s kid and self-professed data nerd, there’s no better combination for me than statistics and Christianity. Our research started with a broad goal—“Study young adults and the church!”—and …

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Young Adults and Significant Life Events

At church on Sunday I approached my friend Ed and asked, “would you mind if I shared the story of our relationship in the program I am helping to run at my job?” He smiled, laughed and said, “Sure.” I felt like I did a really poor job explaining what it was I was asking of him. I’ll give you, …

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Welcome our new Graduate Theology Research Assistant-Abby Sham

One of the initiatives of Pivot NW is to deploy some budding theologians and pastoral leaders in service to the grant research. These graduate theology students will be stretched in areas complimentary to their seminary experience. To name a few; curriculum development, ethnography (study of culture of individuals and people groups), research curation, social media management in church and parachurch …

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Welcome our new Graduate Theology Research Assistant-Caitlinn Betteridge

One of the initiatives of Pivot NW is to deploy some budding theologians and pastoral leaders in service to the grant research. These graduate theology students will be stretched in areas complimentary to their seminary experience. To name a few; curriculum development, ethnography (study of culture of individuals and people groups), research curation, social media management in church and parachurch …

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Welcome our new Graduate Theology Research Assistant-Susanna Hoke

One of the initiatives of Pivot NW is to deploy some budding theologians and pastoral leaders in service to the grant research. These graduate theology students will be stretched in areas complimentary to their seminary experience. To name a few; curriculum development, ethnography (study of culture of individuals and people groups), research curation, social media management in church and parachurch …