The topic of physical healing is one of the more contested in the church today. Though scripture is full of accounts of the miraculous, the topic tends to be fairly divisive. Barna asked American adults their beliefs, practices and experiences related to supernatural physical healing.
Talk of climate change is “heating up” at the UN General Assembly this week with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calling it “the defining challenge of our time.” As part of a larger study on social and political issues, Barna asked American adults their view on the causes of, and solutions to, climate change and global warming.
Americans are attending church less, and more people—particularly Millennials—are experiencing and practicing their faith outside of its four walls. Based on a large pool of data collected over the course of this year, Barna conducted an analysis on the state of the church, looking closely at affiliation, attendance and practice to determine the overall health of Christ’s Body in America.
Ever since the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the threat of terrorism has become a major preoccupation not only in government policy debates, but in the hearts and minds of the American public. In light of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Barna conducted a survey to gauge the evolving views of American adults on the complex issues of terrorism.
Are teens just "slacktivists" or are they actually taking action beyond 140 characters? In partnership with Youth Specialties and YouthWorks, Barna conducted a major study on the state of youth ministry in the United States, which included a look at service and volunteering trends among teens.
The 2016 Teen State of the Bible research, commissioned by American Bible Society and conducted by Barna, examines teens’ perceptions of the Bible, the role they believe it should play in American public life and their level of personal engagement with it.
Most Americans retain some level of familiarity with the Bible, but literacy is in decline among younger adults https://t.co/JojgAApwCu
When thinking about sacred literature, the Bible comes to mind for 8 out of 10 U.S. adults
66% of all adults believe people can be physically healed supernaturally by God https://t.co/iN9ekh2Cp2 https://t.co/riEHmjUaQe
New Report: The Majority of Americans Believe in Supernatural Healing