Spiritual conversations are harder in an increasingly secular age dominated by technology. This infographic outlines common reasons why Americans are reluctant to engage in spiritual conversations—from avoidance to ambivalence and everything in between.
Just how expansive is the world of an American churchgoer? During this busy travel season, this free research sample looks at the international experiences of churchgoing Christians and how these journeys relate to their perspectives of other cultures and their own country.
In this excerpt from The Good News About Global Poverty, a new report produced in partnership with Compassion International, we look at how liberals and conservatives view issues around poverty differently—and how practicing faith provides common ground for serving the poor.
In recent decades, there has been a widely acknowledged trend of a decline in global poverty—1.1 billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty since 1990. This excerpt from Barna’s new report, produced in partnership with Compassion International, also points to the power of optimism and empathy in facilitating justice for the poor.
Talk about “self-care” has entered the mainstream as many seek out ways to unplug or pursue personal health through nature, journaling, solitude and more. To see how spiritual Americans are being mindful of their well-being, Barna asked them to identify their regular self-care practices.
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