of youth in the U.S. believe that the church is irrelevant and hypocritical.1
of young people who grow up in Christian churches end up walking away.2
of U.S. Christian teens read the Bible only once a month or less.3
Gen Z is driven by, dependent on, and addicted to technology.
57% of Gen Z look at a screen for over 4+ hours a day.4
Despite social media, Gen Z is more isolated and less connected.
Physical interaction between teens has dropped by 40%+ since 2000.5
Personal success is very important to Gen Z.
60% of U.S. teens expect to have multiple careers by age 30.6
Gen Z is unashamed to be the least religious generation ever.
34% of Gen Z has indicated their religious affiliation as atheist, agnostic, or “none”.7
EASY ANSWERS HARD TRUTHS
Feed is an amazing tool to help students grow in their faith and to help us have an answer for why we believe what we believe. Every youth ministry and pastor could benefit from a tool like this.
– JON HOHM
Pastor of Seacoast Student Ministry, Seacoast Church
Feed is a community of youth innovators who envision new ways of thinking and doing youth ministry that are tailored to the unique characteristics and needs of Generation Z.
Feed offers youth pastors powerful resources and tools to understand their youth better and to help teens grow in a relationship with Christ.
Feed is a huge step forward in discipling students who live in a globalized world that’s based on what’s new and what’s next on social media.
– TERRY PARKMAN
Next Gen Pastor, River Valley Church
Encourage your youth to ask questions and have open discussions about their faith.
Catechism offers teens what they want – honest answers to tough questions about the core truths of Christianity.
Our Catechism resources include a devotional and a small group series in Q&A format. These will offer teens engaging conversations rather than just religious information.
Equip yourself with practical tools that will help you understand your youth better.
Insights offers you what you need – a scientific way of assessing the spiritual health of your church teens.
Our Insights resources include assessment tools to help you gauge where your teens stand on spiritual matters.
These tools will also provide customized feedback on engaging your youth.
1 “Americans Divided on the Importance of Church” by Barna Group, Mar 2014
2 “The Priorities, Challenges, and Trends in Youth Ministry” by Barna Group, Apr 2016
3 State of the Bible 2016: Teens by American Bible Society & Barna Group, May 2016
4 & 7 Gen Z by Barna Group & Impact 360 Institute, Jan 2018
5 “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” by The Atlantic, Sep 2017
6 Gen Z 2025: The Final Generation by Sparks and Honey, 2015