Helping Young People Examine the Relationship between Faith and Vocation

Since the beginning of the Programs for the Theological Exploration of Vocation (PTEV) in 2000, Lilly Endowment has awarded 88 North American church-related colleges and universities with grants to implement programs. Kim Maphis Early discusses these “vocation grant” programs which are individually designed by the institutions to fit within their own mission and culture as they develop programming to assist young people to examine the relationship between faith and vocational choices, and to offer opportunities for gifted students to explore ministerial options.