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Youth survey expected to reveal crucial information for ministry


FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) ó Registration opened Feb. 1 for the SBC Youth Ministry Survey, designed to be a comprehensive guide for Southern Baptist churches across the nation to garner crucial, fresh information about teens, their families, and youth ministry.

The free survey will be open for people to complete online April 1-8. Coordinators are particularly seeking churches to help provide input from youth, parents of youth, youth ministry volunteers, and youth ministers.

The survey consists of 125 queries designed to measure each groupís attitudes on subjects such as Christian doctrine, spiritual discipline, parent and youth relationships, and youth ministry leadership. Participants will remain anonymous.

After the survey closes, each participating church will be able to download a full report April 10.

Church registration for the April 1-8 survey, at, runs through the end of March.