Tuesday, November 17, 2009

New Research Explores The Long-Term Effect Of Spiritual Activity Among Children And Teens

What is the connection between childhood faith and adult religious commitment? Parents and religious leaders are naturally interested in knowing if spiritual investment in young lives pays off in the long run.

A recent study conducted by the Barna Group provides new insights into this age-old question. The survey asked adults to think back on their upbringing and to describe the frequency of their involvement in Sunday school or religious training. The Barna researchers then compared those reported early-life behaviors with the respondents’ current levels of faith activity and faith durability.


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Until next time...share the journey and enjoy the ride!

Pat