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

Senior pastors and youth leaders are generally aligned on what they think youth ministry should accomplish https://t.co/hSBlQIbxCp

@barnagroup • March 26, 2017

A Single-Minded Church

By Barna Group • February 9, 2017

How do faith leaders feel about the impact our changing culture is having on their life and ministry? Watch ‘The State of Pastors: Leading in Complexity’ replay at the link below:

Barna Group • March 25, 2017

The State of Pastors

A top goal for one quarter of youth pastors is “getting parents involved with spiritual formation.”… https://t.co/p5faPom7lj

@barnagroup • March 25, 2017

96% of parents believe safety is an important goal of youth ministry >>> http://bit.ly/2mtDd3F

Barna Group • March 24, 2017

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