Research Interest: “Formation for Mission” by Thomas Breidenthal
Research Interest: “Formation for Mission” by Thomas Breidenthal

Editor’s Note: Research Interest is a new Key Resources column that seeks to make academic research in religious education and practical theology accessible and relevant to busy faith formation practitioners. Read

What has the academy to do with congregational faith formation (and vice versa)?
What has the academy to do with congregational faith formation (and vice versa)?

Lisa and I recently attended the annual meeting of REA, “an association of professors, practitioners, and researchers in religious education.” The topic of the 2013 meeting was “Com­ing Out Reli­giously: Reli­gion,

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