The media world is rapidly changing, and traditional news organizations are struggling to find their footing. But what role does news media continue to play in informing the public? Which outlets are earning trust (and clicks)? And what do Americans make of “fake news?” Drawing from a number of Barna studies, we take a look at this complex media moment in history.
Parents today believe it is harder than ever to raise children. The number-one reason? Technology. In this sneak peek of The Tech-Wise Family—a new book by Andy Crouch—we look at some of the top revelations about how parents and kids relate to their devices and to each other.
Easter is upon us, and with all the iconography of chocolate eggs and marshmallow bunnies, it's easy to forget that the single most significant Christian holiday is about more than an egg hunt. Has the desacralization of Easter extended to its central figure? To answer that question, we took a closer look at how U.S. adults see and relate to Jesus in a new infographic.
“I’m spiritual but not religious.” You’ve heard it—maybe even said it—before. But what does it actually mean? In this second part of a two-part series on faith outside the church, Barna takes a close look at the segment of the American population who are “spiritual but not religious.” Who are they? What do they believe? How do they live out their spirituality daily?
Barna's annual State of the Bible survey, commissioned by American Bible Society, shows that Americans overwhelmingly believe the Bible is a source of hope and a force for good even as they express growing concern for our nation’s morals. These and other snapshots are included in our list of top findings from this year’s report.
Not everyone seems to agree on what, exactly, it means to be generous. Read more: https://t.co/OHIPIrvkiK
"Generational differences on generosity have the potential to alienate Christians from each other. But it doesn't have to be that way." http://bit.ly/2riOq9l
David Kinnaman discusses Barna research on pastors with the Catalyst Podcast: https://t.co/cce9tKZZDG (starts at min 27)
"Where once family members could put a stop to an argument with a cry of ‘no religion or politics at the table!’ the digital world does everything to encourage such debates."