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Growing old in the country of the young

by Charles H. Percy

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles H. Percy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1461 .P47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 214 p.
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5052293M
      ISBN 100070493154
      LC Control Number74013940
      OCLC/WorldCa995094

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Across the United States, churches are losing both members and vitality as increasing numbers of young people disengage. Based on groundbreaking research with over of the nation's leading congregations, Growing Young provides a strategy any church can use to involve and retain teenagers and young adults.

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[1] According to the authors of Growing Young, “Multiple studies highlight that 40 to 50 percent of youth group seniors—like the young people in your church—drift from God and the faith community after they graduate from high school” (p. 17). [2] Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, & Brad Griffin, Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church (Grand.

All churches grow old. Strategic churches grow young. "Growing Young carries an urgent message. Young people need the body of Christ--and vice versa.

This book is theologically informed, research savvy, and pragmatically outstanding. Read it now, before you get any older."/5(). Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin, Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, ).

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Anywhere else, he would be in his prime: ripe for the big promotion, ready for the big. While there are times I felt Growing Young overly dipped into pragmatism (more on that later) the overall tenor of the book was love for the church, and strategic, spirit-led thinking.

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