Review: Strength for the Journey
Review: Strength for the Journey

I didn’t know how to classify this review, because the savvy folks at CREDO have released Renée Miller’s Strength for the Journey: A Guide to Spiritual Practice in multiple formats. But whether you buy

Book review — Varieties of Personal Theology: Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults
Book review — Varieties of Personal Theology: Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults

Title: Varieties of Personal Theology: Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults Author: David Gortner Year: 2013 Summary Each person creates for themselves a Personal Theology, which consists

Book review — The Millennials: Connecting to America’s Largest Generation
Book review — The Millennials: Connecting to America’s Largest Generation

Title: The Millennials: Connecting to America’s Largest Generation Author: Thom S. Rainer & Jess W. Rainer Year: 2011 Summary This generation is highly relational, and wants to make a difference

Book Review: You Lost Me
Book Review: You Lost Me

Title: You Lost Me: Why Young Christians are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith Author: David Kinnaman (from the Barna Group) Year: 2011 Thesis: The church emphasizes creating a large number of

Book Review: Souls in Transition
Book Review: Souls in Transition

Title:  Souls in Transition: The Religious & Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults Author: Christian Smith with Patricia Snell Year: 2009 Thesis: The main determining factor of how religiously-inclined a young adult is/will be

Book review: The Millennials
Book review: The Millennials

Title: The Millennials: Connecting to America’s Largest Generation Author: Thom S. Rainer & Jess W. Rainer Year: 2011 *** Thesis: This generation is highly relational, and wants to make a difference in the

Book review: Faith Formation 4.0
Book review: Faith Formation 4.0

Faith Formation 4.0 (Morehouse, 2013) is essential reading for contemporary church leadership. Much like a “build your own adventure,” the content is organized to encourage readers concerned about evangelization and/or faith

Book Review — Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach Them
Book Review — Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach Them

Title: Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and the Churches that Reach Them Author: Ed Stetzer, Richie Stanley, and Jason Hayes Year: 2009 Summary The church will attract more young

Book review: Speaking Faithfully
Book review: Speaking Faithfully

We talk to a lot of faith formation volunteers and professionals in our work in the Center for the Ministry of Teaching. One pattern we’ve noticed over the past six months

Book review: You Lost Me. Why Young Christians are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith
Book review: You Lost Me. Why Young Christians are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith

Title: You Lost Me. Why Young Christians are Leaving Church and Rethinking Faith Author: David Kinnaman (from the Barna Group) Year: 2011 Summary The church emphasizes creating a large number