Three Takeaways on How Pastors Can Use AI
While pastors have differing opinions of the merits and trustworthiness of artificial intelligence (AI), one theme stands out in Barna’s newest data on the topic: Three in four U.S. pastors…
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Gifted for More
Every Christian has specific gifts—unique skills, talents and abilities. And in order for the Church to flourish and grow, we need Christians to understand their gifts and use them well—inside and outside of church walls. That’s why we created a new report called Gifted for More, in partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries.
Gen Z Collection
In order to reach and disciple Gen Z, we first need to understand them. That’s why Barna and Impact 360 Institute have created two data-driven research reports to help you get to know this emerging generation and lead young people more effectively.
The State of Your Church
Barna has partnered with Gloo to create The State of Your Church book, which introduces new research—the culmination of both decades of work and recent study—focused on promoting flourishing people and thriving churches.
The Open Generation
The Open Generation project is the largest study Barna has ever conducted in its 38-year history, created to help church leaders better understand teenagers around the world. Based on 25,000 interviews in 26 countries, we have created a three-part series of research reports.
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Ministry In the Age of AI
Pastoral Burnout: What Causes It and 3 Ways to Avoid It
Inside the Urban Church
The Succession Plan
The Summer Sabbatical
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Five Leading Causes to Pastoral Burnout
4 Trends Affecting the Future of Kids’ Discipleship
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