Barna Group's FRAMES research reveals Millennials' perspectives on the challenges they face as they join America's workforce. David H. Kim, executive director of the Center for Faith and Work in New York City, offers insight for institutions like churches and businesses on how to understand and relate to twentysomethings as they emerge into adulthood.
For Barna Group's FRAMES project, we surveyed American women to find out exactly how they feel about their commitments to family, church, career and community, and about the tensions that seem to pull them in opposite directions. Three-quarters of women told us they are satisfied with their lives but when we dug deeper, we found a lot going on beneath the surface.
In this conversation with Barna president, David Kinnaman, Tyson talks about the pastoral pressure of Easter Sunday, the different generational questions of Boomers and Millennials and how Christians—both pastors and lay people alike—can renew their vision for church.
What, if anything, helps Americans grow in their faith? When Barna Group asked, people offered a variety of answers—prayer, family or friends, reading the Bible, having children—but church did not even crack the top-10 list. The divide between the religiously active and those resistant to churchgoing impacts American culture, morality, politics and religion.
The effects of this widespread digitalization of life, for better or worse, are widely debated. But there can be no doubt about one thing: the digital life is here to stay, and it is changing everything. Barna Group's latest study reveals three cultural trends emerging out of the "new normal" of digital life.
Barna Group's new research shows that three-quarters of U.S. adults (75%) say they are looking for ways to live a more meaningful life. Whether such meaning is found in family, career, church, side projects or elsewhere, these are all questions of vocation—that is, the way in which people feel "called" to certain types of work and life choices.
New Barna research reports that Americans are ranking their confidence in institutions at abysmal levels. And this institutional skepticism comprises a significant backdrop for the major faith and culture trends of 2014.
The typical person doesn’t have entire weekends anymore to spend reading a book. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want to learn. That’s why we’ve created FRAMES—short yet deep, digestible reads on the top issues facing Christians in today’s complex culture.
To commemorate National Adoption Awareness Month, Barna Group presents five things you should know about adoption—what Jedd Medefind, author of Barna FRAME Becoming Home, calls one of the most important ways Christians can demonstrate their love for God to a skeptical culture.
22% of practicing Christians prefer contemporary forms of worship, while 17% prefer a more liturgical style. https://t.co/wRUhF1Jz2J
Those who have a strong familiarity with Christian liturgy are concentrated in specific ethnic and denominational s… https://t.co/SSrk369fik