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Gane, B., & Kijai, J. (2015). The relationship between youth ministry and at-risk behaviour in youth. Journal of Youth Ministry, 13(2), 5-19.

ISSN: 1541-0412

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The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between involvement in youth ministry and levels of “at-risk” behavior in youth. We used data from Valuegenesis II, a North American national survey of youths attending Seventh-day Adventist schools in Grades 6-12. Our results suggest that Adventist youths are highly involved in youth ministry programs; have low at-risk behaviors; and that students with no at-risk behavior are more highly involved in youth ministry than students with at-risk behaviors.


Used by permission: AYME (Association of Youth Ministry Educators).

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