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.
Barna's research shows that, when it comes to friendship, Americans tend to surround themselves with people who look, think and act similarly. However, a new study shows that intergenerational friendships can take many forms, and a majority of Americans reports engaging in them.
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.
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.
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.
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.