James Penner & Associates
James Penner & Associates
James Penner & Associates

The relentless formation of consumer culture powerfully shapes the story of what it means to grow up.

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When we sit with youth at our tables,

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talk with them at our fires,

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and walk with them in our streets,

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we are together.

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We take pains to BE together. We are near.

And they become connected to us.

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"What you see and hear from youth depends on where you're standing."

James Penner & Associates
James Penner & Associates

Youth are saying that (in most cases) parents are the people who have the most impact on their lives.

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On any given day, youth face decisions fuelled by unlimited and unfiltered information. Some decisions are benign; others carry with them a lifetime of possibilites. - quote from “Consuming Youth“

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“In advanced industrialized societies, relentless consumer culture powerfully shapes the meaning and purpose of the story and experience of growing up.”  (quote form “Consuming Youth”)

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Recent Findings

The ability of churches to retain young adults has been a hot topic in North America since 2006…..

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