With the internet, data on every topic, including faith and youth ministry, is at your fingertips. Mark and Julianna are joined by Ryan Curnutt, Senior Research Analyst at the LCMS, to talk about how to assess, acquire, and use good data to help your ministry. This first session kicks off a series on our LCMS Youth Ministry research. Find the LCMS Youth Ministry resource website at youthesource.comand the book Relationships Count from Concordia Publishing House at cph.org/p-34106-relationships-count-engaging-retaining-millennials-ebook-edition.aspx.
Bio: Ryan Curnutt is senior research analyst at LCMS Research Services. He has served the LCMS national office for 11 years. He was the lead researcher for the 2017 Millennials and the LCMS research. Ryan serves as the evaluator of the LCMS Youth Gathering and worked on other projects such as the LYF and Young Adult Volunteer poll. Ryan is married to Kristina with three daughters.
End Goals is the podcast of LCMS Youth Ministry in the Office of National Mission. LCMS Youth Ministry Staff discuss practices for healthy youth ministry and interview practitioners who provide insight for experienced and new youth leaders.