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Research

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Faith in Young People

Faith in Young People

In 2019, the Youthscape Centre for Research was commissioned by the Diocese of St Albans to carry out research to establish the scale and scope of youth work in the Diocese and to identify the challenges and opportunities facing churches.

October Research Reflections

October Research Reflections

As another school year starts and summer fades to a distant memory it’s time to get back to work and get our heads back in the Research game! So here’s a few reflections on some of the trends and insights that we’ve been poring over in the last few months.

Gemma Madle Gemma Madle 16 Oct, 2023
Hybrid Youth Ministry – Research Update

Hybrid Youth Ministry – Research Update

You might remember that back in 2020 Youthscape and The London School of Theology partnered to offer an MTh research scholarship? Join us as we journey through some of the findings of Simon Hill’s research….

Gemma Madle Gemma Madle 29 Sept, 2023

Published Research

Faith in Young People

Faith in Young People

In 2019, the Youthscape Centre for Research was commissioned by the Diocese of St Albans to carry out research to establish the scale and scope of youth work in the Diocese and to identify the challenges and opportunities facing churches.

17 Nov, 2022
Burning Down the House

Burning Down the House

In 2020 We Are Tearfund and Youthscape surveyed 630 Christians aged 14-19 from across the UK. The ‘Burning Down the House’ report gives us brand new insights into how teenagers see the climate, the Church and their faith. These were ‘active Christians’ – 92% said they took part in a church service at least once a week and 84% said their faith was important or very important to them.

16 Mar, 2021
We do God

We do God

Survey and case study data highlight the way that Christian practice can help young people encounter God and develop faith of their own.

12 May, 2020
Theological Reflection in Youth Ministry

Theological Reflection in Youth Ministry

This research report explores the role and potential of theological reflection in youth ministry. Dr Phoebe Hill dives into the findings and considers their implications.

21 Jan, 2021
Losing Heart

Losing Heart

Our survey of 2054 churches revealed a lack of confidence and resources when it comes to providing youth work compared to children’s work.

11 Dec, 2018
Open House Co-Research Project

Open House Co-Research Project

In April 2019 Youthscape were awarded funding from the Co-op Foundation to run a research project with young people, exploring the links between youth loneliness and youth social action. Here’s what we found.

16 Jan, 2020
No Questions Asked

No Questions Asked

In-depth interviews with 16 young people revealed very little curiosity about religion, faith and God, as well as important clues as to why that might be.

25 Jan, 2019
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