New Study

Pastors and Parents Differ on Youth Ministry Goals

The tug-of-war between a parent’s protective instincts and their desire to raise fearless kids is felt in youth ministries. In partnership with Youth Specialties and YouthWorks, Barna conducted a major study on the state of youth ministry in the United States, looking at the expectations of pastors, youth leaders and parents.

Barna: This Week

53% of Americans say that significant obstacles still make it harder for women in the workplace than men…

@barnagroup • March 27, 2017

A Single-Minded Church

By Barna Group • February 9, 2017

The average age of pastors today? 54 years old. Read more on the “graying” of American clergy.

Barna Group • March 28, 2017

The State of Pastors

“Teenagers are more than problems to solve"

@barnagroup • March 27, 2017

Join David Kinnaman at Q in April, a conference where church and industry leaders gather to discuss the ideas and current issues shaping society today. Sign up today!

Barna Group • March 28, 2017

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