Brand new research from Barna explores the flexibility of U.S. voters in a fraught political climate. The data reveals that only a minority of Americans report having changed their minds about their political affiliation at some point. However, among people who have switched parties, many have made the shift recently.
Over the years, Barna has been tracking the religious views, attitudes and lifestyles among American adults and publishing this data in our Cities reports. In this infographic, we list the top 10 American cities where respondents are most likely to volunteer for a non-profit organization on a weekly basis.
While many Americans rush for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and gear up for Christmas shopping, #GivingTuesday is a chance to pause and consider donating money to organizations and charities. Over the years, Barna research has revealed much about the giving habits and motivations of U.S. adults, particularly churchgoers and Christians.
Getting together over the holidays can be almost notoriously fraught. Over the years, Barna’s research has covered some of the delicate or even difficult dynamics that might exist across generations or simply across the dinner table.
Barna conducted a major study to examine faith-sharing and evangelism in today’s climate. In addition, Barna sought out the insight of experts to shed light on the state of sacred dialogue today. In this article, four authors and ministers weigh in on some of the key obstacles and opportunities of modern spiritual conversations, from avoiding disagreement online to encouraging vulnerability in the home.
Americans head to the polls today for the 2018 midterm elections. In the midst of this unprecedented and contentious season, Barna has been tracking key issues and trends related to the United States’ political climate. In this article, we’ve compiled highlights from Barna’s recent studies that may help provide context—or prompt more questions—about our present political moment.