Dec 09, · This article considers contributions of religious commitment and spiritual practice to well-being and cognitive-developmental theoretical models and related bodies of empirical and clinical research regarding religious and spiritual development across the life cycle, with particular attention to questions related to positive adult development. Accordingly, faith formation seeks to help each adult believer become "more willing and able to be a Christian disciple in the world." As salt of the earth and light for the world (cf. Mt ), adult disciples give witness to God's love and caring will so that, in the power of .
Ultimately, Parks challenges the community of higher education to serve as spiritual guides or mentors as the young adult faces this faith journey. Student affairs professionals are called to provide challenge as well as opportunities for pause and "ah-ha" moments. Aug 13, · And the benefits of finding faith as an adult go beyond life satisfaction, according to research on the subject: Religion and spirituality are also linked to better physical health.
Jun 12, · Stage 3 – “Synthetic-Conventional” Faith (Ages 12 to Adult). This stage is characterized by the identification of the adolescent/adult with a religious institution, belief system, or authority, and the growth of a personal religious or spiritual identity. Partners In Education United Church of Christ Ideas for Adults to Grow in Faith Ideas for Adults to Grow in Faith Goal — This workshop is designed to help participants discover adult education opportunities and resources for use in the setting of the local church.