The call to pastoral ministry has its unique benefits and challenges, so in an effort to acknowledge the risks and rewards of pastoral ministry today, Barna created an infographic examining the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of pastors. Take a look.
As recent natural disasters have left communities in need, Americans have responded—but generosity takes different forms, depending on your age. According to a new Barna report, there are significant gaps among generations when it comes to the importance and practice of giving.
From “the wall” and “the travel ban” to DACA and ongoing coverage of the refugee crisis, immigration has been a front-and-center issue in the United States this year. New Barna data shows that the public sentiment has shifted, in some ways radically, toward a softer view on a number of key immigration issues since 2016.
Mass shootings in schools may get the most coverage, but violence at school is happening everyday. Why are our sanctuaries of learning often unsafe for students? Barna asked American adults what they believe leads to school violence. Findings show that most point to the home as the source—but there are notable differences among ethnicities and faith groups.
Sexual norms have changed dramatically over the years, and young people are often left to their own devices (sometimes literally) when it comes to navigating sexuality. A new Barna study uncovers how Americans see their responsibility to educate and equip teens to make choices about sex.
Smartphones are changing the way an entire generation spends their time—and it’s dramatically altering their behavior. As part of the back-to-school series, this article explores how young people spend their time after school, illustrating the impact of technology on their lives.
62% of praying adults say that gratitude and #thanksgiving are most often the subject of their prayers. https://t.co/5zwo2wZSPP
Celebrating #Friendsgiving? You’re not alone. 23% of U.S. adults share holidays with neighbors. http://bit.ly/2zXGSwh
As families gather for #Thanksgiving, it’s worth asking: How often do you talk about values and character with your… https://t.co/JZZSPRmaPE
62% of praying adults say that gratitude and #thanksgiving are most often the subject of their prayers. http://bit.ly/2wc64gM