How Young People Experience God

By Dr. Nancy Going,
the Rev. Dr. Tanya Campen, and
Rick Lawrence

A conversation between two researchers, Dr. Nancy Going and the Rev. Dr. Tanya Campen, on the surprising foundations of “meaning-making” and how young people experience God among children and adolescents. This is the kickoff for a month-long series of posts on the important takeaways from this research, and the opportunities ministry leaders can pursue making deeper impact in the way they lead and teach and counsel young people as they experience God and his life-changing way.


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