Barna has been examining the role of friendships over the years and, like other researchers, finds signs of a loneliness epidemic. Drawing from a number of recent studies of all adults, as well as Gen Z and pastors, we look at the state of friendship in the U.S.
In light of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17, this infographic looks at the correlation between donating to causes aimed at helping the world’s poor and other acts of engagement, service and compassion—in other words, the more you care, the more you care.
Breaking the cycle of incivility in American public discourse will require a reset—and a radical reorientation toward virtues like forgiveness and kindness. Along these lines, Barna conducted a study on how U.S. Christians and pastors connect to biblical concepts of mercy, justice and truth. This new infographic explores whether these virtues impact their behavior.
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.
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Our most recent research paints a striking picture of disconnection between Christians’ ideals of what it means to… https://t.co/BUm9rsyANY