With the ubiquitous use of social media and mobile devices, the way we communicate has evolved—and, inevitably, so has the way we talk about faith. In a new report produced in partnership with Lutheran Hour Ministries, Barna asked American adults about how they discuss spirituality online.
In this excerpt from The Good News About Global Poverty, a new report produced in partnership with Compassion International, we look at how liberals and conservatives view issues around poverty differently—and how practicing faith provides common ground for serving the poor.
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.