Jason Malec on Changing Perceptions of the Bible

Video in Faith & Christianity • April 25, 2017



What do Americans think about the Bible today? Does it still carry the same credibility and moral authority as it has in years gone by? In this interview with Jason Malec, managing director of Mission U.S. at American Bible Society, you’ll hear more about the latest beliefs and attitudes toward the Bible. This video was recorded live at Barna’s recent State of Pastors event, sponsored by and streamed live from Pepperdine University.

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Jason Malec is Managing Director of Mission U.S. at American Bible Society. In that role, Malec oversees ABS’s mission to partner with God and the Church in seeing 100 million people actively engaging his word over the next decade. He has worked with ExploreGod.com, New Denver Church, North Point Ministries, and a variety of PR and tech startups back when that was super cool (at least in his mind). Married for 20 years, Jason and Meredith have three kids in high, middle and elementary schools. They just moved to Philadelphia, and are still wondering why people put something called “Whiz” on a sandwich.

Since 1816, American Bible Society has worked to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message. One of the nation’s first and most enduring ministries, today’s American Bible Society provides resources across a variety of platforms enabling first-time readers and seasoned theologians alike to engage with the bestselling book of all time. For more information, visit American.Bible.


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How Faith Influences Military Service

November 7, 2017 • Faith & Christianity

As Americans prepare to honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces on Veterans Day (November 11), new Barna data explores the presence of faith in the military. The study, in partnership with American Bible Society, reveals a military made up of men and women who think positively of Christians, welcome the Bible’s influence and are shaped by their profession.

10 Facts About Faith in American Cities

August 8, 2017 • Cities & States

While national faith trends dominate the headlines, they often belie the diverse religious makeup of cities and metro areas throughout the country. To celebrate the release of Barna's Cities & States report, which takes a comprehensive look at the faith profiles of these cities, we've compiled 10 interesting findings on spiritual beliefs and practices among American adults.

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