As we enter a few consecutive months known for festive drinking, what better time to look more closely at American adults’ drinking habits? An interesting new Barna survey examines views of this debatable—and often deeply personal or spiritual—topic.
Half of Jewish Millennials say their Jewish identity is “very important” to them. So how do they define or embrace that identity? In a brand new report, Barna looks closely at the ways young Jews in America experience and engage with tradition in a rapidly changing culture.
The call to pastoral ministry has its unique benefits and challenges, so in an effort to acknowledge the risks and rewards of pastoral ministry today, Barna created an infographic examining the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of pastors. Take a look.
As recent natural disasters have left communities in need, Americans have responded—but generosity takes different forms, depending on your age. According to a new Barna report, there are significant gaps among generations when it comes to the importance and practice of giving.
From “the wall” and “the travel ban” to DACA and ongoing coverage of the refugee crisis, immigration has been a front-and-center issue in the United States this year. New Barna data shows that the public sentiment has shifted, in some ways radically, toward a softer view on a number of key immigration issues since 2016.
Mass shootings in schools may get the most coverage, but violence at school is happening everyday. Why are our sanctuaries of learning often unsafe for students? Barna asked American adults what they believe leads to school violence. Findings show that most point to the home as the source—but there are notable differences among ethnicities and faith groups.
The majority of Jewish Millennials still subscribe to Judaism—but not all do so exclusively https://t.co/tIsCraQnG1
43% of Millennials believe sex education should communicate that teen sex is OK, so long as young people consent and use contraception http://bit.ly/2wELjbH
Religious faith plays a key role in decision-making about alcohol consumption: https://t.co/277TawsWQ2
The percentage of non-evangelical born again Christians in America has been declining rapidly