New Study

Silent and Solo: How Americans Pray

Prayer is the most common faith practice among American adults, but it’s also one of the most complex. The Bible speaks of numerous kinds of prayers and different traditions emphasize certain kinds over others. Not all Americans think about it in the same way—or even pray to the same deity (if at all). A new study from Barna reveals the diverse prayer habits of American adults.

Barna: This Week

What Does Faith Look Like in Your City?

Which cities are most and least prayerful?

@barnagroup • August 16, 2017

A Single-Minded Church

By Barna Group • February 9, 2017

82% of praying adults most often pray silently and by themselves. Read more:

Barna Group • August 15, 2017

What Does Faith Look Like in Your City?

A majority of prayers pertain to giving thanks and praying for family/community needs.

@barnagroup • August 15, 2017

Here’s a snapshot of major U.S. cities, from their political leanings to education levels:

Barna Group • August 14, 2017

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