Spiritual conversations are harder in an increasingly secular age dominated by technology. This infographic outlines common reasons why Americans are reluctant to engage in spiritual conversations—from avoidance to ambivalence and everything in between.
Pastoral ministry certainly has its peaks and valleys, but overall, most pastors are very satisfied with their vocation and love to preach. In partnership with Pepperdine University, Barna conducted a major study of senior pastors called The State of Pastors. In this infographic excerpt from the monograph, pastors weigh in on the best and worst parts of their job.
A strong majority of Americans trusts the opinion of a pastor on global poverty—a somewhat rare public platform for church leaders today. In this infographic from a new study in partnership with Compassion International, learn how pastors steward their influence on this important subject.
Just how expansive is the world of an American churchgoer? During this busy travel season, this free research sample looks at the international experiences of churchgoing Christians and how these journeys relate to their perspectives of other cultures and their own country.
Parents and youth pastors hope to impart a lasting faith to the next generation. In this excerpt from Barna’s Gen Z study, conducted in partnership with Impact 360 Institute, we look at the discipleship interactions that today’s skeptical teens have in the context of two key relationships.
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.