Timothy P. Carney is an author, researcher and political commentator. His most recent book, Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse, is about societal change and loneliness. Carney has argued that people turn to socialism in the absence of other sources of community, like religion.
John Thornton is co-pastor of Jubilee Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He identifies as a democratic socialist and has written about socialism, children and suffering for a variety of publications.
This edition of ReligionLink explores the complex and at-times surprising role religion and spirituality play in the lives of millennials.
Savannah Kimberlin is a data analyst for Barna Group, which has conducted multiple studies on millennials’ relationship to religion and the future of faith.
Katie Prejean McGrady is a Catholic speaker and writer who has traveled across the U.S. and Canada to talk about faith, marriage and the Catholic Church. In 2018, she was sent by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to a gathering of young people at the Vatican ahead of the synod on youth, faith and […]
Antwuan Malone serves as ministry director for Elevate Young Adult Ministry in Collin County, Texas, a program dedicated to helping millennials reconnect with faith communities. Arrange an interview through the contact form on his website.
Almeda M. Wright is an assistant professor of religious education at Yale Divinity School. She studies African American religion and adolescent spiritual development, and she is an ordained American Baptist preacher.
Olga Marina Segura is an associate editor at America magazine, where she writes on race, culture and the Catholic Church. She co-hosts “Jesuitical,” a podcast on issues facing Catholic young adults.
Kara E. Powell is executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute at Fuller Theological Seminary, where she also serves as an associate professor of youth and family ministry.