Experiencing spiritual doubt can be lonely, but according to a new study from Barna, it’s much more common than you think. Most Christians have experienced a time of spiritual doubt when they questioned what they believed about their religion or God. Just how pervasive is it and what is the most common response?
The school year is fast approaching and as incoming freshmen prepare to make major decisions this summer about their upcoming college career, they will simultaneously be forced to ask themselves some important questions about the purpose of the next four years. In partnership with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Barna asked American adults about their beliefs on the primary purpose of a college education. Their answers may surprise you.
It may come as no surprise that the influence of Christianity in the United States is waning. To measure the changing religious landscape of America, Barna has developed a “post-Christian” metric which gives an accurate picture of belief and unbelief in our cities. Where does yours rank?
Though the idea of American exceptionalism isn’t a recent invention, we’ve heard a lot lately from President Trump and his supporters about “making America great again.” But what, exactly, do people believe makes America great? It depends who you ask—and, in light of Independence Day, a brand new study from Barna did just that. Here’s what U.S. adults say about why they take pride in being an American.
The institutions of American culture are changing, and the family is no exception. Forces like technology are influencing habits in the home and disrupting traditional norms that have shaped young people for generations. This infographic explores research Barna conducted for Andy Crouch’s new book, The Tech-Wise Family.
69% say the top priority for attending college is to "prepare for a specific job or career" https://t.co/oMArMBl4gn https://t.co/vpPpk7WNR0
Our recently study on generosity found that those with a higher level of Bible engagement tend to give more. More: http://bit.ly/GenerosityGap
This Barna study examines the people and motivations behind social media arguments https://t.co/KoixsXp9HA
Few Christians do as much as they would like in terms of service, kindness and hospitality. Why?