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But the good news is that the research we conducted for Youth Specialties and Youth Works points to a strong correlation between good, integrated youth ministry and staying active in church.
Youth Specialties and Youth Works, commissioned Barna Group to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research among senior pastors and youth ministry leaders to assess the state of youth ministry in America.
In fact, a recent study reveals that 88 percent of unmarried young adults (ages 18-29) are having sex.
Girls are more likely to report committing less serious forms of IPV, including as a means of self-defense, whereas boys are more likely to report committing more severe acts of IPV, including threats, physical violence and controlling a partner. Nearly six in ten (59%) young people who grow up in Christian churches end up walking away, and the unchurched segment among Millennials has increased in the last decade from 44% to 52%, mirroring a larger cultural trend away from churchgoing in America.When asked what has helped their faith grow, “church” does not make even the top 10 factors.“I was so hooked on him that it took me too long to ﬁnally break up with him,” Kearn says.“The straw that broke the camelʼs back was that I came down with HPV, highlighting the fact that even though I was only with him, he [had been with] other people.” Stories like this arenʼt often heard in church, but that doesnʼt mean they arenʼt common.