Barna recently interviewed church leaders about the factors influencing spiritual formation and development. We found that although they agree that spiritual formation begins in the home and continues in the church, the perceived influence of schools is often either disproportionate or unaccounted for.
Many American adults will enjoy Friendsgiving this week, an expression of the rich community that many adults tell Barna they find in their own neighborhoods. This infographic sheds more light on how Americans report sharing their lives with folks who occupy the same zip code.
Sexual norms have changed dramatically over the years, and young people are often left to their own devices (sometimes literally) when it comes to navigating sexuality. A new Barna study uncovers how Americans see their responsibility to educate and equip teens to make choices about sex.
More than eight in 10 pastors (83%), and more than six in 10 Christians (63%) say that mercy often influences their… https://t.co/EpbuX1dCnP
46% of people who use the Bible regularly say they show more loving behavior toward others, and one in three (34%)… https://t.co/pLVt3IKy2P