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Beyond an Invitation to Church: Opportunities for Faith-Sharing

This Easter season, churches will ramp up their holiday services as an opportunity for outreach or evangelism, and churchgoers will invite their friends along. But Barna’s recent report Reviving Evangelism, produced in partnership with Alpha USA, shows that the ways lapsed and non-Christians would like to explore their faith, don't always align with the common faith-sharing approaches taken by Christians.

What Makes for a Spiritually Vibrant Household?

How do our core relationships engage us in a thoughtful, transformative faith—the kind that holds up to and is passed down over time? This was one of the guiding questions of Barna’s new Households of Faith report, based on an extensive study of practicing Christians and their living arrangements and routines.

What Non-Christians Want from Faith Conversations

Our recent report Reviving Evangelism, looks at the faith-sharing experiences and expectations of Christians and non-Christians alike. This infographic points to a stark gap between who non-Christians want to talk to about faith and the Christians they actually know.

Single Practicing Christians Tend to Be in Big Cities

Over the years, Barna has been tracking changes in both romantic ideals and relationship status in America. As Valentine's Day is upon us, we mapped the top 10 American cities where practicing Christians are most likely to be married or most likely to be single.

Almost Half of Practicing Christian Millennials Say Evangelism Is Wrong

A new Barna report, Reviving Evangelism, looks at the faith-sharing experiences and expectations of Christians and non-Christians alike. Among the major findings in this report is the revelation that Christian Millennials feel conflicted about evangelism—and, in fact, almost half believe it is wrong to share their faith.

Pastors Face Communication Challenges in a Divided Culture

A brand new Barna report, Faith Leadership in a Divided Culture, finds that in the Christian church, leaders believe discipling Christians around social issues is a critical part of their pastoral responsibility. However, when it comes to some issues in particular, pastors feel a level of sensitivity and pressure in how they approach controversial topics from the pulpit.

Barna: This Week

Only 14% of non-Christians and lapsed Christians say they have experienced evangelism through a video or movie.… https://t.co/6V1T4STHYc

@barnagroup • March 27, 2019

Christians at Work

Inviting friends to church is only one of many possible forms of faith-sharing. The data point to other ways in whi… https://t.co/hEJWp4CeMh

@barnagroup • March 26, 2019

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