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SEATTLE (RNS) — Early in this century, the academic center that I direct undertook a research project to examine religion and regionalism in American public life. Of the eight regions we divided the country into, the most distinctive was the Pacific Northwest — Washington, Oregon and Alaska.
A project called Nuns and Nones moved religion-free millennials into a convent.
Weak ties can offer strong rewards.
The cultural roots of our political problems.
Should pastors wear $5,000 sneakers? There’s been soul-searching recently over materialism in houses of worship.
Pope Francis’post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation dedicated to Young People and to the entire People of God, “Christus vivit”, the result of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment [3 to 28 October 2018], 25 March 2019
Millennials: burned out? Not a new phenomenon, with possibly ancient cures. Do you want your airline safety features to be like the after-market upgrades on your car? And: electroconvulsive therapy is the second most controversial medical procedure, other than abortion. Now the legislature might legalize its involuntary application.
Kickstarter is one of a small but growing number of entities, known as “benefit corporations” or “public benefit corporations,” that are ushering in a new approach to business.
In a new report Barna finds that Christian Millennials feel conflicted about evangelism—in fact, almost half believe it is wrong to share their faith.
Millennials may not be 'loyal', but they can add tremendous value to your company.
Their incomes are flat. Their wealth is down. And Washington is aggravating future threats.
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Despite a low unemployment rate, many young adults lack job prospects that mesh with their idealized vision of the post-college world.
I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected.
People who are involved in religion tend to have lower rates of drug use, higher levels of happiness, and longer lives. But does religion actually cause any of that? (Photo: Kevin Dooley/Flickr)
Maybe there actually is a genuinely post-Christian future for America.
The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.
A report in The Wall Street Journal suggested that the younger generation’s lack of can openers was hurting sales. That explanation seemed fishy.
Six-in-ten religious nones say the questioning of religious teachings is a very important reason for their lack of affiliation. But nones are far from a monolithic group.
That’s what you’ll find at Queen Anne Beerhall some Sundays when people enter the 7,000 square-foot space, order from the menu’s 60 or so brews, and listen to its 32-year-old pastor lead something he calls — very simply — Bar Church.
Dozens of churches in Quebec have been repurposed into reading rooms, luxury condos, cheese emporiums and upmarket fitness centers in a Canadian province where the Catholic Church is in decline.
The Church of England is leaning on tradition, and millennials are showing up.
Looking into the near future, Tom Sine predicts many Christian churches will have to close their doors because they have an aging membership that is not being replaced by younger people.
Millennials are a roughly defined generation, but on Thursday the Pew Research Center suggested an age range: people born between 1981 and 1996.
Turns out "post-Christian" Seattle is fertile ground for new church starts.