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Youth Ministry wraps up multi-year research project on young-adult retention

The study utilized surveys and focus groups to collect data for use in helping LCMS congregations minister to young adults.

Charitable giving to religious groups down

Americans are slowly pulling themselves out of a charitable slump — except when it comes to religious groups.

Survey: Views on evolution driven by religion more than education

A new analysis by the Pew Research Center suggests that religion appears to have more influence than level of education on one’s view of evolution.

Who’s a Jew? Few American Jews say it’s a matter of belief

In a new Pew Research study, a strong majority say being Jewish is mostly about ancestry or culture, not the religious practice of Judaism.