Barna conducted its annual State of the Bible survey to examine behaviors and beliefs about the Bible among U.S. adults. The results show that despite the shifting cultural trends, Americans still read the Word and it remains a powerful, transformative tool in their life.
More than any other generation we’ve observed, Gen Z’s expectations are shaped around academic and career success. As millions of teens graduate high school, a new Barna study in partnership with Impact 360 Institute looks at their views on identity, work and the future.
The Church in the UK is making a difference locally and globally by feeding the hungry and housing the homeless. But are their communities taking notice? How are local churches and the UK Church at large perceived by non-churchgoers? In a new report, Barna partnered with World Vision UK to answer these and other questions.
In 1993, Barna partnered with Lutheran Hour Ministries to understand why people did and did not engage in intentional outreach. We asked follow-up questions 25 years later to see if faith-sharing is labored in a more digital, secular and contested culture—and found that spiritual conversations are increasingly rare.
In recent decades, there has been a widely acknowledged trend of a decline in global poverty—1.1 billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty since 1990. This excerpt from Barna’s new report, produced in partnership with Compassion International, also points to the power of optimism and empathy in facilitating justice for the poor.
Talk about “self-care” has entered the mainstream as many seek out ways to unplug or pursue personal health through nature, journaling, solitude and more. To see how spiritual Americans are being mindful of their well-being, Barna asked them to identify their regular self-care practices.
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