Deseret News best of 2012: Faith in the community

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 25 2012 10:07 p.m. MST

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Nearly 59 percent of young adults ages 18 to 29 with a Christian background disconnect, either permanently or for an extended time, from church life after age 15, according to a recent study by the Barna Group, a nonpartisan group in Ventura, Calif., that studies the intersection of faith and culture.

Religious leaders are desperately trying to reverse such statistics through a variety of approaches.

Read the full report here: Wandering from worship: What churches are doing to hold on to the next generation
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Hutterite
American Fork, UT

Faith is important. Religion spoils it.

hockiechick
Santa Monica, CA

Reporting on how people live their respective faiths — whether Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim or Mormon — I have witnessed firsthand what demographers have been pointing out for years: that America’s religious landscape is changing.
----so are you saying that Mormons aren't Christians?

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