As has been widely reported, American churches of all denominations are losing the adherence of youth and young adults. While young adults ages 18-29 make up 17 percent of the U.S. population, they represent less than 10 percent of churchgoers. But that’s not the way it has to be.

In this one-hour webinar, Kara Powell, director of the Fuller Youth Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary, shared her team’s research of over 250 congregations that are unlocking the potential of teenagers and emerging adults, and offered practical tips for engaging youth and youth adults in your church.

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Kara Powell is executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute and assistant professor of youth and family ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary. Prior to Fuller, she was an assistant professor of youth ministry and practical theology at Azusa Pacific University. Powell has authored or co-authored over 10 books. She holds a Ph.D. in practical theology from Fuller, an M.Div. from Bethel Theological Seminary and a B.A. in human biology from Stanford University.