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There are so many good pieces of information to unpack in these results. I find myself thinking about what my priorities were in my twenties, what they are now in my early thirties, and what my friends in different stage of life value most. In so doing, I am surprised at just how few places I have been able to talk about these things. What do you prioritize? In what space, and with what people do you get to talk about your priorities and theirs?
Millions of young educated Americans are heading into the workforce this summer, but unlike other generations, Millennials have higher expectations for their work and careers, but are simultaneously much less attached to their jobs, seeking meaning and identity elsewhere.
Source: Barna Group – Knowledge to navigate a changing world
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New research from Barna reveals growing concern about the moral condition of the nation, even as many American adults admit they are uncertain about how to determine right from wrong. So what do Americans believe? A majority of American adults across age group, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status and political ideology expresses concern about the nation’s moral condition—eight in 10 overall (80%). The proportion is closer to nine in 10 among Elders (89%) and Boomers (87%), while about three-quarters of Gen-Xers (75%) and Millennials (74%) report concern. According to the data most Americans, and especially millennials, think that knowing what is right or wrong is a matter of personal experience.  
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This article provides simple, practical ways that churches can reach out to college students by reaching out in ways that are helpful to the student. How can we do better at reaching out to people where they are, in ways that makes sense to them?
It is easy to get in a rut when thinking about ministry to college students. Too often, churches think that to minister to students, they need to have a worship service targeting students or the ability to take them on a mission trip. Though both of those avenues can be successful, they are not the only options. Stay connected with college students with these out-of-the-box ministry ideas.
Source: 7 Out-of-the-box college outreach ideas | United Methodist Communications
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